Erasmus Mundus

Erasmus Mundus mobility grants for students and staff of Humboldt-Universität to non-EU Partner Universities (outgoing)

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin participates within ERASMUS MUNDUS Action 2 (EMA2 Partnerships) in several EMA2 university consortia in order to promote teaching and research co-operation of EU universities with students and scholars in partner countries and universities of the consortium. These consortia provide via Calls for Applications individual mobility grants to students, scientists and university staff. The next calls open in October/November 2015.


EMA2 Mobility Grants for Non-EU mobility for studies and research:

-Undergraduates (Bachelor) 6-10 months and Master 6-22 months with a monthly allowance of 1000 €;

- PhD 6-33 months with a monthly allowance of 1500 €;

- Postdoc 6-10 months with a monthly allowance of 1800 €;

- Staff 1-3 months with a monthly allowance of 2500 €.


Overview - ERASMUS MUNDUS Calls for applications for EMA2 grants - mobility starting as of August 2016


EMA2 Consortium


Eligible applicants

Call period *

website for application

  • Egypt
  • Algeria
  • Libya
  • Morocco
  • Tunisia
staff, undergraduate

no new call in 2015

Lot 2 PEACE  2
  • Jordan
  • Lebanon
  • Palestine
  • Syria

All -

Undergraduate, Master, PhD, Postdoc, staff

new call in October/November  2015

some remaining places

LOT 4 AURORA 2 Russia

All -

Undergraduate, Master, PhD, Postdoc, staff

new call in October/November 2015

some remaining places




Lot 5


  • Armenia
  • Azerbaijan
  • Georgia
  • Moldova
  • Ukraine
  • Belarus

All -

Undergraduate, Master, PhD, Postdoc, staff



with focus on Charite/ medicine

no new call in 2015




MEDEA - all categories

see website coordinator

Lot 6 SIGMA Agile
  • Albania
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Kosovo
  • Montenegro
  • Serbia

All -

Undergraduate, Master, PhD, Postdoc, staff

new call in October/November 2015


  • Kazakhstan
  • Kirgistan
  • Turkmenistan
  • Uzbekistan

All -

Undergraduate, Master, PhD, Postdoc, staff

new call in October/November 2015

some remaining places

LOT 15

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  • Honduras
  • El Salvador
  • Guatemala
  • Nicaragua
  • Mexico
  • Colombia
  • Argentina
Undergraduate, Master, PhD, Postdoc, staff


in and out

new call in October/November 2015

* indicative only, please follow the submission deadlines published on the consortium websites. Applications must be made online via the websites of the Consortium Coordinators indicated above.

All mobilities of the present calls must start between September and December 2016, except staff which is flexible between 2016 and 2017


More information on the Erasmus Mundus program, its projects and links can be found at the website of the European Union
Who may apply?

Students and staff of Humboldt-Universität may apply for mobility scholarships  to any partner university in the respective consortium outside the EU. The Latin American Call does not allow in 2013 outgoing mobility from the EU to third countries.

How to apply?

A. Prepare the following documents:

- CV (preferably in the Europass format) in English;

- Copy of international passport (validity must well cover the expected duration of the mobility);

- Motivation letter (preferably host specific) in English;

- Certified copy of degree certificate qualifying for the applied study level and its certified English translation -for MA and PhD;

- Certified copy of academic transcript and its certified English translation;

- support/recommendation letter from home university for all mobility types;

- language assessment sheet issued by the home university or internationally recognised language test certificate, e.g. TOEFL, IELTS,  DSH Prüfung,

- Learning agreement (LA), study-, research-, teaching plan depending on the regulations in the consortium, (HU does confirm LA´s for incoming BA and MA after their selection);

- for PhD, Postdoc, Staff - pre-acceptance/ letter of support from host university scientist/acedemic supervisor must be provided as a prerequisite for eligibility,

- short term exchange PhD (6-20 months) must give evidence of their enrolment to a PhD program at home,

- Postdoc and staff have to give evidence that they are affiliated to/employed by a research institution or a partner university; 

- for BA, MA mobility to HU as a host - HU provides no letters of support for the purpose of EMA2 grant applications - please obstain from respective requests to the faculties or the EMA2 Institutional Coordinator. If an applicant has been accepted for degree studies at HU via a separate application independently from the EMA2 application, please attach the admission letter or the respective preparatory documents if full admission is still pending.

B. Identify study fields and/or available research fields suitable to your qualification and the type of grant (degree/non-degree) to be applied for:

- academic qualification and records must match the envisaged host field of studies;

- language qualification as a key issue for selection (lower requirements for non-degree);

- determine the purpose of studies and apply for program (non-degree) studies or full degree studies at HU (MA, PhD only). 

C. Apply via the online application system of the consortium:

- Read carefully the instructions and the application guide provided by the respective EMA-2 consortium. Please take into account that consortia may ask for language assessment sheets, recommendation letters etc in a specific format you are supposed to use or ask for additional documents, i.e. in AURORA and MID non-EU host universities may require Learning agreements already approved by HU and possibly the non-EU host host for non-degree BA and MA studies.


- complete the online application form with the requested information;

- upload all compulsory support documents;


- Control the confirmation and, if available, the full application returned to you by the system for mistakes. Take into account that modifications of the application are only possible until the deadline of the call.

D. Submit per mail original certified paper copies, if foreseen by the application system within the given deadline

How to identify the fields of study and research at HU?

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin opens in EMA-2 all its courses and schools in all academic fields from natural sciences to humanities (except Medicine) for applications by any eligible candidates who hold the citizenship of the partner countries of the respective consortium.


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The Erasmus-Mundus team at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin wishes you much success with your EMA2 application. 

Status: June 18, 2015

contact person: Matthias Parske

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