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Consortium members EU Universities Ghent University, Belgium - coordinator Soa University St.

t. Kliment Ohridski, Bulgaria University of Nice Sophia Antipolis, France University of Heidelberg, Germany Alexander Technological Educational Institution of Thessaloniki, Greece University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy University of Ljubljana, Slovenia University of Deusto, Spain Lund University, Sweden Western Balkan Universities University of Novi Sad, Serbia - joint coordinator University of Tirana, Albania University of Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina South East European University Tetovo, (FYRO) Macedonia Ss. Cyril and Methodius Skopje, (FYRO) Macedonia University St. Kliment Ohridski Bitola, (FYRO) Macedonia University of Montenegro, Montenegro University of Prishtina, Kosovo* University of Belgrade, Serbia University of Kragujevac, Serbia Associated partners Fan S. Noli University Korce, Albania Polytechnic University of Tirana, Albania University of Skhodra, Albania King Baudouin Foundation, Belgium Roma Virtual Network, Israel University in Mitrovica, Kosovo* University of Ni, Serbia SPARK, The Netherlands
* Kosovo : as dened under UNSCR 1244/99

Basileus Secretariat Ghent University International Relations Ofce Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 25 9000 Gent Belgium




(Balkan academic scheme for the internationalisation of learning together with EU universities)

This project is funded by the European Commission. The European Commission/EACEA is not responsible for any use made of the information contained in this yer.

Erasmus Mundus Action 2

Who can apply?

In this brochure you will nd information about a European mobility project for the Western Balkan region. This project is known as Basileus and provides scholarships for students and staff. Undergraduate (BA) Master (MA) Doctoral students (PhD) Post-doctoral researchers Staff Divided into three Target Groups (TG), dened by the European Commision:

Erasmus Mundus Ation 2, Strand 1

If you are a national of Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro, Kosovo or (FYRO) Macedonia and want to study, teach or do research in an EU university, you can apply for a mobility scholarship within the projects framework on the level of Bachelor, Master, PhD, post-doctoral research and academic staff exchange. EU citizens who want to study, teach or do research in Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro, Kosovo* or (FYRO) Macedonia can also apply for a scholarship. The EMA2 programme is a cooperation and mobility scheme in the area of higher education. The European Commission has launched this initiative to foster cooperation between higher education institutions from outside the EU with EU universities. It aims to boost exchanges of students, researchers and academic staff and to support mobility, in particular from non-EU countries to EU member states. There are different lots for different regions in the world and for each of them consortia have been formed. Students, researchers and staff from the area can apply to the selected consortium for scholarships.

TG 1:

Students and staff registered at one of the member universities of the consortium at the time of application. Types of mobility: BA - MA - PhD - Post-doc - Staff Nationals of the Western Balkan countries registered at a non partner university or having obtained a university degree or equivalent at an institution in a Western Balkan partner country. (e.g. working applicants) Types of mobility: MA - PhD - Post-Doc - Staff Nationals of the Western Balkan countries who are in particularly vulnerable situations (refugees,asylum seekers, indigenous population, etc...). Types of mobility: BA - MA - PhD

TG 2:

TG 3:

The Basileus project

The objective of the Basileus project is to promote mobility for students and staff between the Western Balkan countries and the EU; to enhance the understanding and the international cooperation between higher education institutions in both regions; to pave the way to international recognition of studies and qualications and to enhance the role of the higher education sector by exchanging knowledge, skills and expertise. The Basileus project strives to build structured long-term cooperation between all partners, resulting in a sustainable network. It offers the opportunity to boost the exchange of know-how for curriculum development, university-enterprise cooperation, international relations and university management.

Scholarships for all levels of higher education and all academic disciplines. Monthly subsistence allowance, travel costs, insurance and tuition fee (if applicable)

Types of scholarships and duration

Duration BA 1 semester 1 academic year 1 semester 1 academic year 2 academic years 6 - 10 - 36 months 6 - 10 months 1 Month Allowance 1.000 1.000 1.500 1.800 2.500

Basileus IV

MA Online application at Application deadline: 15 February 2013 Doctorate Post-Doc Staff

* Kosovo : as dened under UNSCR 1244/99