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36 Ukrainians win Erasmus+ scholarships to study master’s degrees at European Universities in 2021

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A total of 36 Ukrainians were among the 2,756 winners of the 2021 Erasmus+ scholarships сall, supported by the EU. They will join scholars from all over the world to study at joint master’s degree programmes at universities in the European Union and worldwide. Another 117 candidates from Ukraine are on the reserve list.

In total, 162 applications were submitted from Ukraine in 2021, among 12,271 applications from 167 countries. Ukraine is in the top-25 countries that presented the best results within the 2021 call. In addition, 551 candidates from Eastern Partnership countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia and Moldova) applied, with 118 applications being successful. This year, Ukraine has again shown the best result among Eastern Partnership countries.

The students from Ukraine – 25 women and 11 men from Chernivtsi, Dnipro, Kharkiv, Kherson, Kyiv, Lviv, Mariupol, Odessa, Ostroh, and Uzhhorod – will start Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degrees (EMJMDs) this autumn at leading universities in Belgium, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom. Mostly, they will study Literature, Media and Culture; European and Eurasian Studies; Engineering and Software Systems; Innovative Medicine and Public Health; Chemistry; Mathematics; and Politics, Economy and Society.

A total of 281 Ukrainian students have studied on Erasmus Mundus Joint Programmes since 2014, including 267 Masters and 14 PhD students.

Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degrees are unique master courses developed by a consortium of a minimum of two European universities, which provide grants that fully cover the study programme, travel cost, insurance, visa support, and scholarship of  €1,000 per month. In addition to their main curricula, students will be enrolled in language courses, learn about the countries of their stay, and discover and enjoy new culture with fellow students from around the world.

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