Erasmus Mundus joint Master degrees

Erasmus Mundus joint Master degrees are programmes that are offered by a consortium of at least three European higher education institutions. They are high-quality programmes for which grants are available for excellent students of all nationalities.


Erasmus Mundus joint Master degrees are a central part of the Erasmus+ programme. Applications must be submitted to the executive agency of the European Commission (the Education, Audio-visual and Cultural Executive Agency, EACA). The EACA is also responsible for the selection procedure, contracts and monitoring.


The deadline for the next round of applications is 16 February 2017.

Leiden examples

The following Leiden programmes have received, or continue to receive, Erasmus Mundus funding:   

• MIND “Erasmus Mundus Master’s Programme in Industrial Ecology”;
• ALGANT “Algebra, Geometry and Number Theory”.


Leiden University is an active member of the Association for the Promotion and the Development of Joint International Programmes in higher education (ProDeJIP), and regularly attends meetings and conferences of the association.

More information on the work of ProDeJip.


For more information about Erasmus Mundus joint Master degrees please contact Bas Bilijam or refer to the website of the European Commission.

Last Modified: 17-11-2016