IANUS – Inter-Academic Network Erasmus Mundus

The IANUS project was an Erasmus Mundus mobility programme financed by the European Commission in the framework of the Erasmus Mundus programme, Action 2 – Partnerships with Third Country higher education institutions and scholarships for mobility, covering the geographical Lot 5: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine.

The duration of the project was of 48 months (15 July 2012 – 14 July 2016) and the total number of scholarships awarded was of 306, for all study levels.

Final mobility distribution per type of mobility

Type of mobility Estimation in the project proposal First Cohort Second Cohort TOTAL grants awarded
Undergraduates 70 55 32 87
Masters 70 54 (24 non degree, 30 full degree) 20 (all non-degree) 74
Doctorates 70 22 35 57
Post-Doctorates 28 20 14 34
Staff 42 34 (29 academic, 5 administrative) 20 (9 academic, 11 administrative) 54
TOTAL 280 185 121 306
Type of mobility Distribution in the Call 42/11 Distribution in the Application Final distribution
Undergraduates 25-35 % 25 % 28.43 %
Masters 15-25 % 25 % 24.18 %
Doctorates 15-25 % 25 % 18.62 %
Post-Doctorates 5-15 % 10 % 11.11 %
Staff 15-20 % 15 % 17.64 %

Final scholarship distribution per origin (EU / LOT 5):

EU/ LOT 5 Call 42/11 Estimation in the project proposal FINAL distribution
LOT 5 > 70 % 231 (82 %) 248 (81.05 %)
EU < 30 % 49 (18 %) 58 (18.95 %)
TOTAL 280 306

Final scholarship distribution per country:

Country Undergraduates Masters Doctorates Post-doctorates Staff TOTAL
Armenia 9 9 1 1 5 25
Azerbaijan 11 0 2 1 6 20
Belarus 1 0 0 0 3 4
Georgia 39 21 6 4 5 75
Republic of Moldova 9 17 13 7 8 54
Ukraine 12 20 15 15 8 70
TOTAL 81 67 37 28 35 248

The impact of the IANUS mobility on grantees´ studies/ work and (future) career, as well as on the cultural and personal benefits of their mobility abroad (some extracts from the grantees´ reports):

The impact of the IANUS project activities on the third-country partner institutions involved:

The original version of the project website is available here