EMBERErasmus Mundus Broadening Educational Experiences

Start Date:  September, 2013

Duration:  48 months

Brief information and main objectives:

The project Erasmus Mundus Broadening Educational Experiences (EMBER) is an Erasmus Mundus Action 2 (EMA2) consortium that comprises

twenty partner higher education institutions and four associated 

partners from Western/Central/Eastern Europe all the way to the South Caucasus. The consortium includes institutions from all five of the 

Lot 5 countries targeted by the Eastern

Neighbourhood and Partnership Instrument (ENPI).

EMBER concerns itself specifically with the Thematic Fields of Economics, Business, Languages, and Sociology. The project envisages a total of 173 mobilities

to be completed over three cohorts, 

148 mobilities are to 3rd Country Partners, and 25 mobilities to its European Partners.

Project Management:

Coordinator: The Project Coordinator manages the administrative, legal and financial matters of the Partnership and is responsible 

for all contacts with the EACEA. 

The Coordinator shall report to the Partners in such a way that these have full insight into the administrative, legal and financial matters.

Co-Coordinator: The role and contribution of the co-coordinator is joint coordination and management tasks of the partnership relating to 

academic, administrative and financial aspects. 

The co-coordinator will put forward best practices and experience, its institutional capacity and knowledge to fulfill the specific tasks to 

ensure outreach, visibility, and performance of the project.

Partners: All Project Partners commit to plan and organize their respective activities within the programme and specifically the promotion 

of individual mobility from their university 

according to the general principles decided by the Project Management Board. 

Associate Partners: The Associate Partners were selected in order to maximize the impact of the expected results of the project.

In addition to that the associated partners

will support the promotion of the project in terms of dissemination information material and to communicate the objectives to interested persons.

Project Management Board:

Coordinator (University of Seville),

  • Co-Coordinator (Tbilisi State University)

Responsibilities :

Project Oversight

  • Delegating responsibilities to EMBER Project Representatives

Selection Board : 

Permanent Members: Coordinator + Co-Coordinator

  • Temporary Members: 3 EU Partners +1 Third Country Partner

Responsibilities :
Responsible for the selection process.

Quality Assurance Board : 
Permanent Members: Coordinator + Co-Coordinator

  • Permanent Members: 1 EU Partners +1 Third Country Partner

Responsibilities :
Collect and compile an executive summary of internal quality assurance materials.

Coordinator and partners: 


University of Seville


Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University 


Tallinn University of Technology

Vilnius University

Linkoping University

Malmo University

Ca Foscari University of Venice

University of Salerno

University of Lodz

Friedrich-Schiller University of Jena

Kutaisi University

Shota Meskhia State Teaching University of Zugdidi

Yerevan State University

Armenian National Agrarian University

Khazar University

Azerbaijan University of Languages

Donetsk State University of Management

Lviv Academy of Commerce

Brest State University

Comrat State University 

Associate Partners:

"YERJANIK" Childrens Charity Organization

Lviv Chamber of Commerce and Industry

National Institute for Strategic Studies

Institute of International Economic Research


Turan Jafarova: tjafarova@khazar.org 

Useful links: http://ember.us.es/ 

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