LEADER Project (Links in Europe and Asia for engineering, eDucation, Enterprise and Research exchanges) is an Erasmus Mundus Project, Action 2, Strand 1.


LEADER Project aims at giving career prospects to Asian Students and Academics and strengthens collaboration between EU and Asian Higher Education Institutions.


The University of Crete is a partner in a consortium coordinated by the University of Sannio that consists of five European universities in Italy, Spain, Portugal, Greece, Latvia and many Asian universities in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan, China, India, Indonesia, Thailand, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, DPRK.


The Project provides funds for the exchange of students and staff at all levels: undergraduate, master's, PhD and post-doctoral students and staff (faculty and administrative) both from Asia to EU and EU to Asia.


For further information, please refer to the main page of the Project at: www.leader.unisannio.it


ASIA TO CRETE CANDIDATES: Please refer to the International Students section of our website (http://www.uoc.gr/en/intrel/index.html) for any information about facilities, services, study programs and practical information about immigration procedures:


Our International Office will provide information and assistance throughout every step of your mobility.


CRETE TO ASIA CANDIDATES: Please refer to the Project's website for further information on partner institutions, duration of mobilities, scholarships etc.

For both incoming and outgoing candidates, the application for scholarships will be carried out online, through the LEADER Project's website. Our International Office will provide assistance once candidates have been selected.




The call for applications for both EU to Asia and Asia to EU mobilities has been opened.

Deadline: March 11th, 2016.

Contact person:

Ms Evi Kortsidaki, MA

International Officer

Email: intreloff@med.uoc.gr