Who can apply?

In accordance with the Erasmus Mundus scheme, different scholarships are available for different Target Groups and Mobility Types and with specific eligibility conditions. Follow the instructions below to check if:

1)  you meet the general eligibility conditions,

2)  what Target Group you belong to,

3)  what Mobility Type you can apply for

4)  you meet the specific eligibility conditions related to your Target group and Mobility type

Eligibility conditions must be met at the time of application, or at the latest before the start of mobility.

What are the general eligibility conditions?


Must be nationals of a European country (eligible European countries are only the 27 EU Member States) or of one of the Third Countries targeted by the project: Egypt and Lebanon.

12-month rule

Third-country applicants,with the exclusion of  academic and administrative staff, must not have resided nor have carried out their main activity (studies, work, etc) for more than a total of 12 months over the last five years in any of the eligible European countries at the time of submitting their application to the partnership.

Other scholarships

Must not have already benefited from a scholarship for the same type of mobility under an Erasmus Mundus Action 2 project.

Cannot benefit from more than one mobility activity within the same project.

Mobility flow

European nationals may carry out mobilities in the targeted Third Countries.

Third-Country nationals may carry out mobilities in Europe.

Mobilities cannot take place between the European countries, nor between the targeted Third Countries.

Which Target Group do you belong to and what type of mobility can you apply for?

Please check the Mobility Type Selection Guide application/pdf (59.65 kB), which has been designed to help you identify your Target Group and Mobility Type. 

What are the specific eligibility conditions?

The specific eligibility conditions for each Target Group and Mobility Type are listed in the Call for Applications. Please check it carefully before applying!