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Kickoff for Indo-European mobility programme coordinated by Lund University
September 25, 2013 - 00:00-September 26, 2013 - 00:00
The EMINTE (Erasmus Mundus INdia To Europe) Scholarship Programme, one of the Erasmus Mundus Action 2 Partnership programmes decided upon by the European Commission’s Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) in July 2013, will be launched at a kick-off meeting in Lund on 25–26 September 2013.
EMINTE is a consortium consisting of 20 universities, 10 European and 10 Indian, and being coordinated by Lund University. SASNET is an Associate partner in the consortium. The European partner universities include Uppsala. The South Asian partner universities are Gandhigram Rural Institute Deemed University, Dindigul; Indian Institute of Technology Bombay; Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur; Jadavpur University, Kolkata; Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi; North Orissa University, Baripada; Pravara Institute of Medical Sciences Deemed University, Loni; Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai; University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram; and University of Pune. Except for Gandhigram Rural Institute, all the other universities will be represented at the kick-off meeting in Lund. Indian Ambassador to Sweden, Banashri Bose Harrisson will attend the meeting and hold an introductory speech.
EMINTE is a scholarship programme open to Indian nationals who want to study or work at one of the ten European partner universities. It involves students on undergraduate, master, doctoral and post-doctoral level as well as for university staff in academic or administrative positions. The call for scholarship applications is between 15 October and 1 December 2013.