Scholarships

AREAS+ provides scholarships for students, researchers and staff for mobilities between the South Eastern Asian Countries targeted by the project (Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Mongolia, Sri Lanka, Thailand, The Philippines, Vietnam) and Europe. Mobilities can take place at any of the Partner Universities, both in Asia and Europe. Mobilities cannot take place among European countries nor among the Asian Countries.

The following scholarships for the different nationalities and academic levels are available through AREAS+:

Type of Mobility

European nationals

Asian nationals

Total

Undergraduates

11

34

45

Masters

11

46

57

Doctorates

5

16

21

Post-doctorates

3

12

15

Academic or Administrative Staff

15

30

45

Total

45

138

183

Scholarships will be awarded in two cohorts of applicants selected respectively in the year 2014 and 2015 for mobilities starting in the same years. All mobilities must end before July 14, 2017.

The scholarship includes a monthly allowance for the duration of the mobility period:

Undergraduate

1.000 euro

Master

1.000 euro

Doctorate

1.500 euro

Post-doctorate

1.800 euro

Academic or Administrative Staff

2.500 euro

The scholarship also includes:
- one paid trip from the home to the host country and back; 
- full health, travel and accident insurance for the duration of the mobility period; 
- waiver of all university fees at the hosting university.

Scholarship durations vary depending on the level and type of mobility:

Academic level

Type of mobility

Scholarship duration (months)

Undergraduate

Exchange

6 or 10

Full degree

34

Master

Exchange

6 or 10

Full degree

22

Doctorate

Exchange

12

Full degree

34

Post-doctorate

 

6

Academic/Administrative Staff

 

1

A wide range of programmes in different academic fields is offered by the different host universities. Check the academic programs section for detailed information on the available mobilities.