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  • New Call for Visiting Scholars launched by the Master MIM 2017-2018

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    Over the years, many MIM core teaching and training activities (seminars, classes…) have been entrusted to a number of external teachers/lecturers/trainers. The new two-year MIM course intends to maintain and reinforce this successful collaboration pattern, and the MIM Consortium is now seeking the collaboration of high-profile, external scholars. Applications are welcomed for the following area of expertise: Contemporary Lebanon and

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  • The 4th Africa-Europe Youth Summit selects a MIM Student as a young leader

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    The MIM student Esmat Elsayed (Class 2016/18) has recently participated in the 4th Africa-Europe Youth Summit, which was held in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, on 9-11 October2017. She was one of the 120 people selected among 7000 applicants to participate in a two-days workshop to analyze youth challenges. From a set of six main clusters (education and skills; business and entrepreneurship; governance,

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  • Red Cross actions with refugees focus the debate in the inauguration of the 2017-2019 edition of the Master MIM

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    The Master Crossing the Mediterranean: towards Investment and Integration (MIM) has officially started on 2 October 2017. This is its 3rd intake as an Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree (EMJMD). The opening session was at the Faculty of Communication Sciences – Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), and was chaired by the Dean of the Faculty, Dr. Maria José Recoder. She

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  • The MIM Class 2016-18 starts the 2nd academic year in Montpellier

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    After dividing into three different destinations for their stays of complementary training (Meknes – Morocco, Sousse – Tunisia or Strasbourg – France), the MIM students of the 2nd Intake have met again at the Université Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3 (UPVM), in Montpellier. On Monday 18 September 2017 they started the second academic year of the EMJMD Crossing the Mediterranean: towards Investment

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  • Graduation of the MIM Class 2015-2017

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    On the 7th of July 2017, the students of the 1st intake of the EMJMD “Crossing the Mediterranean: towards Investment and Integration” (MIM), celebrated their graduation at the UPVM Campus, in Montpellier. At the end of one week of theses’ defences held in Barcelona and Montpellier, students and members of MIM’s staff gathered to celebrate this achievement. We are very

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  • The Master MIM launches new Calls for Visiting Scholar

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    Over the years, many MIM core teaching and training activities (seminars, classes…) have been entrusted to a number of external teachers/lecturers/trainers. The new two-year MIM course intends to maintain and reinforce this successful collaboration pattern, and the MIM Consortium is now seeking the collaboration of high-profile, external scholars. Applications are welcomed for the following area of expertise: EU Immigration and

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  • Selection results Master MIM – EMJMD 3rd Intake (2017/2019)

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    On 3rd March 2017, at the closing of the call, the Master MIM received a total of 173 applications for the course 2017-19, of which 113 were eligible. This was a very good result, enabling the Consortium to select excellent students. Here below are the two lists of students selected for an EMJMD Scholarship, divided between Programme and Partner country students. You

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  • EU launches an Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs

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    Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs is an exchange programme for entrepreneurs, financed by the European Union. It offers you the opportunity to work alongside an experienced entrepreneur in another European Union country and strengthen the skills you need to develop your business. Your stay abroad can last between one and six months. For more information, you can consult the Flyer and

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  • Master MIM publishes findings of user needs analysis

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    In December 2016 – January 2017 the MIM staff performed a user needs analysis and a number of statistical exercises using a combination of desk research, surveys, interviews and expert opinions. The main findings have been summarised in a Fact Sheet, which can be consulted here. More details will be released towards the end of 2017.

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  • A MIM student participates in the ‘Young Mediterranean Voices’ in Brussels

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    On 23rd-24th March one of MIM students, Esmat Elsayed (class 2016-2018), was at the European External Action Service (EEAS) Headquarters in Brussels, attending the Young Mediterranean Voices + Programme. During the “Dialogue Meeting” organised jointly by the Anna Lindh Foundation and the European Youth Forum, she had the opportunity to exchange views with the EU´s High Representative VP for Foreign

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  • The MIM Class 2016-18 starts the 2nd module in Venice

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    The Venice module of the Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree “Crossing the Mediterranean: towards Investment and Integration” (MIM) started off on Monday 9 January 2016 with an inaugural lecture in Aula Baratto, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice. The guest speaker was the professor Valérie Amiraux, from the Université de Montréal. The Pre-Enrolment for the 3rd Intake (2017-2019) is open until

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  • Master MIM students publish an article in newspapers of Montpellier

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    The newspapers Midi Libre and Direct Matin, edition Montpellier, have recently published an article written by Giulia Sostero and Claudio Catalano, students of the Master MIM, class 2015-2017. The students had the opportunity to interview Marie Laure Basilien-Gainche, Professor of Public Law at the University Jean-Moulin Lyon 3, before her conference held in Montpellier in the end of November. You

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  • New Erasmus+ Scholarships available for the intake 2017-2019. Apply now!

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    For the MIM edition 2017-2019, the Erasmus + programme of the European Union offers 13 full Scholarships: 11 are earmarked for non-EU students, another two are available for students from EU countries. The Erasmus+ Scholarships cover all the Master’s fees and contribute to the installation, travel and subsistence expenses of the students. The MIM Consortium may also provide support to

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  • The Master MIM launches a new Call for Visiting Scholar for 2017

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    Over the years, many MIM core teaching and training activities (seminars, classes…) have been entrusted to a number of external teachers/lecturers/trainers. The new two-year MIM course intends to maintain and reinforce this successful collaboration pattern, and the MIM Consortium is now seeking the collaboration of high-profile, external scholars. Applications are welcomed for the following area of expertise: Contemporary Lebanon and

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  • The Union for the Mediterranean inaugurates the 2016-2018 edition of the Master MIM

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    The Master Crossing the Mediterranean: towards Investment and Integration (MIM) has officially started on 27 September 2016. This is its second intake as an Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree (EMJMD). The opening session was at the Faculty of Communication Sciences – Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), and was chaired by the UAB Vice-Rector for Academic Programming and Quality, Dr. Josep

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  • The Master MIM participates in the Networking Conference “Mastering Joint Excellence under Erasmus Mundus”

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    The Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree Crossing the Mediterranean: towards Investment and Integration (MIM) has recently participated of the Conference “Mastering Joint Excellence under Erasmus Mundus”, held by the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) of the European Commission in Brussels, Belgium. The event gathered about 150 participants from across Europe, including coordinators of Erasmus Mundus programmes and universities,

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  • The Master MIM launches new Calls for Visiting Scholar for the next academic year

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    Over the years, many MIM core teaching and training activities (seminars, classes…) have been entrusted to a number of external teachers/lecturers/trainers. The new two-year MIM course intends to maintain and reinforce this successful collaboration pattern, and the MIM Consortium is now seeking the collaboration of high-profile, external scholars. Applications are welcomed for the following area of expertise: • Political regime

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  • Eramus Mundus Impact Survey: “40% of Erasmus Mundus graduates in a full-time job in 2 months”

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    The Erasmus Mundus Association has published recently its latest Graduate Impact Survey that indicates a high level of employability of former students: “The survey reveals that Erasmus Mundus graduates are very well regarded on the job market. This year, 66.2% of graduates had found a job by the time the survey was issued, with almost 60% of those having found

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  • Selection results Master MIM – EMJMD 2nd Intake (2016/2018)

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    On 15th March 2016, at the closing of the submission process, the Master MIM received a total of 157 applications: 78 non-eligible applications and 79 eligible applications. This was a very high response and the Consortium coordination has been in a position to select excellent students. Please find here below the two lists of students selected for an EMJMD Scholarship

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  • More than 150 applicants for the 2nd Intake of the Master MIM

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    The Erasmus Mundus Crossing the Mediterranean: towards Investment and Integration (MIM) has closed its pre-enrolment call for the 2nd Intake (2016-2018). The MIM Secretariat has received 155 applications from all over the world. Of these, 75 turned out to be non-eligible according the established requirements. The other 80 applications have carefully been evaluated by the MIM Consortium (Università Ca’Foscari Venezia,

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