News archive - JoinEU-SEE Provides Scholarships for University Students and Staff from the WBC

The new scholarship scheme JoinEU-SEE aims at academic exchange between Western Balkan countries and EU & Candidate countries. It comprised scholarships for undergraduate, graduate, doctoral and post-doctoral students and staff, financed by the European Commission in the frame of Erasmus Mundus External Cooperation Window. The scholarships cover travel, insurance, possible tuition, living expenses and housing.

  • 1st call for applications: July 19 - September 1, 2009
  • 2nd call for applications: September 15 - October 29, 2009


Students and staff members of all partner universities, both from the Western Balkan countries and EU & Candidate countries, as well as other nationals of Western Balkan countries, can apply for scholarships.

EU and Candidate countries' Universities

  • University of Graz, Austria - co-ordinator
  • Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium
  • Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic
  • Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey
  • University of Bologna, Italy
  • University of Granada, Spain
  • University of Groningen, The Netherlands
  • University of Latvia, Riga, Latvia
  • University of Turku, Finland
  • Vilnius University, Lithuania

Western Balkan Universities

  • Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje, FYR of Macedonia
  • University of Belgrade, Serbia
  • University of Montenegro, Montenegro
  • University of Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • University of Novi Sad, Serbia
  • University of Prishtina, Kosovo (under UNSCR 1244/1999)
  • University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • University of Tirana, Albania
  • University of Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Source and further information:, as accessed on July 24, 2009.

Geographical focus
  • European Union (EU 27)
  • Western Balkans
Related organisations

Entry created by Katarina Rohsmann on July 24, 2009
Modified on July 24, 2009