5 Irish Universities to receive share of €15m in Erasmus Mundus awards 2017

By Rebecca Wright

Posted: 15 March, 2017

Five Irish higher education institutions feature in the 2017 Erasmus+ Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degrees (EMJMD) awards following the completion of the European Commission’s evaluation process. 38 awards were made in total from 117 applications. The total budget for the five courses is €14,671,000. The Erasmus+ National Agency at the Higher Education Authority has been actively promoting this action for a number of years.

Maynooth University has been approved to lead an EMJMD in Advanced Systems Dependability with partner universities the Universite de Lorraine in France and the University of St. Andrews in Scotland. DCU, UL, UCC and UCD are Associated Partners in other master programmes.

UniversityMaster ProgrammeLeadAssociated PartnerEU Support €
Maynooth UniversityAdvanced Systems DependabilityMaynooth UniversityUniversite de Lorraine

University of St. Andrews
Dublin City University (DCUExcellence in Analytical ChemistryTartu UlikookDCU1,955,000
University of LimerickCentral, East European, Russian and Eurasian StudiesUniversity of GlasgowUL3,187,000
University College CorkWater and Coastal ManagementUniversita di BolognaUCC3,089,000
University College DublinProgramme in International Humanitarian ActionUniversidad de La Inglesia de DeustoUCD3,393,000

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