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Cluster on Employability from 09/2010 to 10/2011


The Employability cluster addresses the career opportunities offered by the Erasmus Mundus Joint Programmes to Erasmus Mundus graduate students worldwide.

The employability of students graduating from Erasmus Mundus Joint Programmes is key to the success of the Erasmus Mundus Programme. The Joint Programmes should ensure their academic content meets professional needs, contributing to the transfer of knowledge and skills, and offering complementary skills courses and/or placement possibilities. They also should provide incentives for candidates from developing countries to exploit their experience for the benefit of their home country.

Video Learn more in this summary document



The aims of the workshop on employability are to:

  • give an overview of the key issues related to mobility and employability of graduates and to University-Business cooperation
  • bring together Erasmus Mundus coordinators from Action 1 and Action 3, employers and alumni to hear about the different perspectives
  • analyse good practices and share experiences and difficulties faced
  • open a discussion on this topic, of fundamental importance for the success of the Erasmus Mundus Programme
  • Provide further recommendations for the guidelines
  • Underline key points based on Erasmus Mundus experience that will be useful for designing the next phase of the programme (2014-2020)

Workshop Programme on Employability, 10th and 11th May 2011 in Leuven, Belgium.


Survey report

Results of a survey among

  • existing Erasmus Mundus Masters Courses on  their activities with  regard to the employability of students and
  • members of the Erasmus Mundus Students and Alumni Association (EMA).

Video Final survey Results – Employability


Practical Guidelines

Practical Guidelines with relevant examples of good practice on activities supporting the employability of Erasmus Mundus Masters students and alumni, designed for easy use by co-ordinators and partners of all such courses.

Video practical Guidelines - Employability

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