EU-funded scholarships available for regional Asia nationals
The Erasmus Mundus External Window programme for Regional Asia, called
‘EMMA’, provides funding opportunities for students, researchers and
academic staff to take part in ‘mobilities’ between the target group
countries (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India,
Indonesia, Malaysia, Maldives, Myanmar/Burma, Nepal, North Korea,
Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand) and the EU.
In general, the programme offers study scholarships for
above-mentioned nationals to attend courses, at Bachelor and Master
level, pursue PhDs, Post Doctoral research and to facilitate academic
The project consortium comprises a set of partners in Regional Asia
and within the European Union — of which the International Institute
for Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC, The
Netherlands) is one. The official consortium website is:
If you are interested in a scholarship, please visit the ITC EMMA
website at http://www.itc.nl/external/emma/default.aspx.
The official application deadline for an EMMA scholarship is 28th February 2009.