Erasmus Mundus Design Measures


Programme Category

EU Competitive Programmes

Programme Name

Erasmus+ Programme

Programme Description

Erasmus+ is the EU Programme in the fields of education, training, youth and sport for the period 2021-2027.

Erasmus+ strengthens its efforts to increase the opportunities offered to more participants and to a wider range of organisations, focusing on its qualitative impact and contributing to more inclusive and cohesive, greener and digitally fit societies.

Programme Details

Identifier Code



Erasmus Mundus Design Measures


This Call is under the Key Action 2 of the Erasmus+ programme and specifically is Lot2 of the Erasmus Mundus Action of Partnerships for Excellence. The main objective of the Erasmus Mundus Design Measures Call, is to encourage the development of new, innovative, high-level integrated transnational study programmes at Master level.

Detailed Call Description

Erasmus Mundus Design Measures (EMDM) should enhance the capacities of universities to modernise and internationalise their curricula and teaching practices, pool resources. Additionally, for the higher education systems the capacities of universities should be enhanced to develop common mechanisms related to quality assurance, accreditation and recognition of degrees and credits. Furthermore, the Call is also intended to explore and exploit the opportunities offered by the European Approach for Quality Assurance of Joint Programmes as well as to contribute to the integration and internationalisation of the European Higher Education Area (EHEA).

The EMDM support the design of high-level study programmes at Master level, jointly delivered by an international consortium of HEIs from different countries worldwide and, where relevant, other educational and/or non-educational partners with specific expertise and interest in the concerned study areas/professional domains. The jointly designed Master should:

  • Offer a fully integrated curriculum delivered by a consortium of HEIs (composed by at least three HEIs from three different countries, of which at least two must be Programme countries)
  • Aim at recruiting excellent students worldwide
  • Include compulsory physical mobility for all recruited students
  • Lead to either a joint degree or multiple degrees or a combination.

Call Total Budget


Financing percentage by EU or other bodies / Level of Subsidy or Loan

The lump sum will amount to € 55,000 per project.

Thematic Categories

  • Education and training

Eligibility for Participation

  • Educational Institutions

Call Opening Date


Call Closing Date


National Contact Point(s)

Foundation for the Management of European (EU) Lifelong Learning Programmes

Tel: +357 22 448 888

Cyprus Youth Board

Tel: +357 22 402 644

EU Contact Point

European Education and Culture Executive Agency –