Impact and sustainability of Erasmus Mundus CASIA and TIMUR projects: Represented by individual results and achievements of grantees

Ewa Wietsma-Łącka, Alim Pulatov, Marina Alexeyeva

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Abstract

The aim of this publication is to summarize the main results of 8 years Erasmus Mundus Partnershipprojects leaded by Wageningen University, Department of Environmental Science. From 2010 till 2018Department of Environmental Sciences was leading CASIA and TIMUR projects within the frameworkof EU ERASMUS Mundus program involving partners form Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan andTajikistan - www.eu-casia.org and www.eu-timur.org. CASIA and TIMUR projects wider objective wasthe establishment of a sustainable / operational network for academic exchange between Central Asia(CA) and European countries with a view to creating centres of excellence. Projects grantedscholarships for students at Undergraduate, Master, Doctorate, Post-Doctorate level and Academicstaff to come and study at EU partner universities. The study periods covered by scholarships varyfrom 1 month (for academic staff) up to 3 years (for Doctorates). CASIA and TIMUR Partnerships(2010-2018) offered in total 427 scholarships on different levels for which EU Erasmus Mundusprogram allocated a total budget of 8.4 million Euro. In this report, CASIA & TIMUR grantees – studentsand academic staff - are presenting their individual experiences, results and impressions achieved duringacademic mobility to Europe in the period from 2010-2018. The individual benefits of each grantee arevery important for personal development, professional career and international cooperation.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationWageningen
PublisherWageningen Environmental Sciences
Number of pages85
ISBN (Electronic)9789463433242
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Publication statusPublished - Jun 2018

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NameWageningen Environmental Sciences Report

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    Wietsma-Łącka, E., Pulatov, A., & Alexeyeva, M. (2018). Impact and sustainability of Erasmus Mundus CASIA and TIMUR projects: Represented by individual results and achievements of grantees. (Wageningen Environmental Sciences Report). Wageningen Environmental Sciences. https://doi.org/10.18174/456493