Erasmus Mundus is a funding programme of the European Union. It is a cooperation and mobility programme in the field of higher education. The overall aims of the programme are to enhance the quality of European higher education and to promote dialogue and understanding through cooperation with Third-Countries. In addition, it intends to contribute to the development of human resources and the international cooperation capacity of higher education institutions in Third Countries by increasing mobility between the European Union and these countries.
- Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency. About Erasmus Mundus, http://eacea.ec.europa.eu/erasmus_mundus/programme/about_erasmus_mundus_en.php(retrieved 1 September 2013)