For the first time Latvian HEI approved for participation in Erasmus+ Joint Master programme


Following the adoption of the revised 2020 Erasmus+ Annual Work Programme, the Education, Audiovisual & Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) has approved the Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree (JMD) project “European Joint Master in Social Work with Children and Youth” - Riga Stradins University is a project partner in the consortium for implementation of this JMD. This is the first time a Latvian higher education institution (HEI) will be implementing an Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree programme in the Erasmus+ programme period (2014 - 2020).

The coordinator of the project is Mykolo Romerio Universitetas, which is now the first HEI in Lithuania to lead a project in the Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree programme. The other project partners are ISCTE – Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (Portugal) and Katolicka Univerzita v Ruzomberku (Slovakia). The overall budget of the project is 2 434 000 euros.

Detailed information about the results of Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degrees Call 2020 is available in the homepage of the EACEA.

An Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree is a prestigious, integrated, international study programme, jointly delivered by an international consortium of HEIs and, where relevant, other partners with specific expertise and interest in the study programme. More information about the JMD can be found here