Erasmus Mundus - Universidade do Porto


Belonging to Lot 5 (Asia), IMPAKT has been selected by the European Commission for 2014-2018. Consisting of 20 institutions of higher education, 8 European, 12 in Asia, and 11 associated partners, the program will enable the exchange of 215 individuals, students and staff between the two regions. The mobilities will be divided into four cohorts: second semester 2014-2015, years 2015-2016, 2016-2017 and 2017-2018. There will be four call for applications (fall 2015 for the first cohort, “cohort 0”, winter 2014-2015, fall 2015-2016, fall 2016-2018).


Planned mobilities for the project (2014-2017)

Type of mobility Duration of mobility Number of mobilities:
Asia to Europe
Number of mobilities: Europe to Asia
Bachelor 10 36 8
Master 6/10 42 13
Doctorate 10 44 0
Post doctorate 10 0 11
Staff 1 33 28


Who can participate?

  • Prospective Students and staff from partner universities ("Target 1"). All levels are included.
  • Prospective Students and staff of other institutions of the European countries and Asia ("TARGET2"). All levels are included, except undergraduate (Bachelor).
  • Prospective Students in a particular situation: disability, refugee status, ethnic minority, economic hardship, national of the eligible Asian countries ("Target 3"). Preferably for undergraduate (Bachelor) students.



IMPAKT program has multiple training opportunities in all disciplines. Social and Human Sciences, Legal and Economic Sciences and Life Sciences and Engineering are particularly targeted.