EU-NICE is a mobility project funded under the Erasmus Mundus Action 2 Partnership (EMA2) coordinated by the Sapienza University of Rome. The project is aimed at fostering scientific cooperation in the field of earthquake mitigation between European and Asian Higher Education Institutions. The scholarship programme is open to nationals from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, China, Nepal, Pakistan, Thailand, Bhutan, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Maldives, North Korea, Philippines, and Sri Lanka who want to study or work at one of the five European partner universities in Italy, Greece and Portugal.
The project is also supported by a number of associate organizations active in earthquake risk mitigation and international development.
A total number of 104 mobilities will be involved in scientific activities at the undergraduate, masters, PhD, postdoctoral and academic-staff level.
The on-line application is now open, the deadline is January 31st, 2011.
Application form: http://www.eu-nice.eu/Apply.aspx?Application=true