Addis Ababa – The European Commission Delegation to Ethiopia bid farewell to 71 Ethiopian students who have been selected to receive an Arasmus Mundus scholarship among 6400 candidates all over the world.
Opening the ceremony held yesterday, First Counselor Head of Political Section under Delegation of the European Commission to Ethiopia, Rene Milas said the scholarships will allow students to study in Europe and obtain a master’s degree from one of 113 top-quality Erasmus Mundus Masters Courses offered by consortia of European higher education institutions.
He said Ethiopia is one of the first beneficiary countries of the program and witnessed a very fast growth in interest and utilization of the program.
Heritage Management, Engineering Ecology, Sustainable Forest and Natural Resource Management and International and Europe Trade are among the fields of study the students would be enrolled in, the head indicated.
The Erasmus Mundus program is a co-operation and mobility program to foster exchanges between Europe and third country nationals worldwide to study, as well scholarships for EU-nationals studying at partner universities throughout the world, it was learnt.
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