21.09.2011 [News]

EU Education Programme awards scholarships to Tajik students

The European Union has completed the evaluation of the latest round of the Erasmus Mundus programme. This programme offers scholarships to students and scholars from around the world to study at European Universities.

87 Tajik students and scholars have been successful in evaluation process. Last year a similar number of Tajik students and scholars were selected. This demonstrates that Tajik students and institutions of Higher Education are now well familiar with the application procedures and are becoming active participants in this EU education programme.

Students and scholars from the following Tajik Universities were among the selected applicants:

  • Tajik National University
  • Tajik State University of Commerce
  • Institute of Economy and Trade of Tajik State University of Commerce
  • Tajik Agrarian University
  • Khujand Polytechnical Institute of Tajik Technical University
  • Khorog State University
  • Kulob Branch Technological University
  • Tajik Technological University

Erasmus Mundus is one the main regional cooperation programmes implemented under the umbrella of the European Education Initiative for Central Asia. It is a cooperation and mobility programme in the field of higher education to enhance the quality of European higher education and to promote dialogue and understanding between people and cultures through cooperation with third countries. It contributes to the development of human resources in EU partner countries and enhances the international cooperation capacity of higher education institutions in third countries by fostering mobility between them and the European Union.

Source and further information: http://eeas.europa.eu/delegations/tajikistan/press_corner/all_news/news/2011/20110920_en.htm