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Education, Audio-visual and Culture Executive Agency.

This Agency is in charge of follow-up of the Erasmus Mundus programme at EU level.

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European Credit Transfer System

A learner-centred system for credit accumulation and transfer based on the transparency of learning, teaching and assessment processes. Its objective is to facilitate planning, delivery and evaluation of study programmes and learner mobility through the recognition of qualifications and periods of learning. A system that helps to design, describe and deliver study programmes and award higher education qualifications. The use of ECTS credits, in conjunction with outcomes-based qualifications frameworks, makes study programmes and qualifications more transparent and facilitates the recognition of qualifications

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See : Erasmus Mundus Students and Alumni Association 


The International Master of Science in Marine Biodiversity and Conservation (EMBC+) is a two year joint international master programme offered by a consortium of 6 European universities and a worldwide network of over 45 associate members. Last intake in this programme was in September 2016.

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The European Marine Biological Resource Centre (EMBRC) is a distributed research infrastructure that aims to provide a strategic delivery mechanism for excellent and large-scale marine science in Europe. With its services, EMBRC will support both fundamental and applied research based on marine bioresources and marine ecosystems. In particular, EMBRC aims to drive forward the development of blue biotechnologies. EMBRC will provide the suitable research environment for users from academia, industry, technology and additional sectors. 

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Erasmus Mundus Students and Alumni Association

EMA is the association of all EMJMD students offering an international professional and personal network not only during the study period, but also after graduation. It serves as channel of communication for students, alumni, universities and the European Commission. The EMA website is the following: 


European Strategy Forum for Research Infrastructure

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