EMGS programme identified as one of the most successful Erasmus Mundus Masters courses

During the welcome speech at an Erasmus Mundus Conference “Mastering Joint Excellence” held in Brussels at the end of June 2016 a member of the Cabinet of Tibor Navracsics', Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport, Patricia Reilly highlighted the EMGS programme as one out of two Erasmus Mundus success stories.

The EU established the Erasmus Mundus programme in 2004 in order to foster cooperation among universities in Europe and also to increase the attractiveness of the European Higher Education Area for international students and scholars. Since 2004 almost 200 programmes have been part of it. The EMGS programme is one of the few programmes which has received continued funding since its beginnings. In her speech at the Brussels Conference EU Commissioner Patricia Reilly especially emphasized the highly relevant content of the EMGS programme, the high teaching quality, the excellent management of the programme, the high attraction rate EMGS achieves for international and also local students as well as the very promising career prospects of its Alumni.