Eranet-Plus:

Euro-Russian Academic

Network-Plus

Beneficiaries

Identification of the beneficiaries of the grant

Target GroupTarget BeneficiariesTypes of MobilityCountries of individuals participating in mobility
Target group 1 Nationals of Russia who are registered in one of the Russian universities that is a member of the partnership. Nationals of European countries who are registered in one of the European universities that is member of the partnership.

undergraduate,

master,

doctorate,

post-doctorate

,staff

Russia

and Europe

Target group 2

Nationals of Russia, who:

-are registered/work in a higher education institution of these countries that is not included in the partnership;

-have obtained a university degree (or equivalent) from an institution in these countries (students only). This includes the possibility of providing mobility opportunities to nationals of Russia working in public administration, public and private enterprises, and non-profit organizations.

Nationals of European countries who:

-are either registered/work in a European university (not included in the partnership) in any European country;

-have obtained a university degree (or the equivalent) from a university in any European country (students only).

master,

doctorate,

post-doctorate

Russia and European countries
Target group 3

Nationals of Russia who are in particularly vulnerable situations for social and political reasons.

For example:

1) having a refugee status or asylum beneficiaries (international or according to the national legislation of one of the European recipient countries) or;

2) it can be proven that they have been the object of unjustified expulsion from university on racial, ethnic, religious, political, gender or sexual orientation or;

3) they belong to an indigenous population targeted by a specific national policy or IDPs (Internally Displaced Persons).

undergraduate,

master,

doctorate,

post-doctorate

Russia

European students

To be eligible, European undergraduate and master's students as well as doctorate and post-doctorate candidates, referred as "European students":

  1. Must be a national of one of the eligible European countries;
  2. For Target Group 1 (TGI): students need to be registered at one of the European countries HEIs within the partnership at the time of submitting their application to the partnership. Undergraduate students must have successfully completed at least one year of studies at their home institution;
  3. For Target Group 2 (TGII): students need either to be registered at a HEI (not included in the partnership) in any European country or have obtained a university degree or equivalent from a HEI in any European country;
  4. Must have sufficient knowledge of the language of the courses or of one of the languages currently spoken in the host countries;
  5. Undergraduate students must have successfully completed at least one year of studies at first higher education level.

Russian students

To be eligible, Russian undergraduate and master students as well as doctoral and post-doctoral candidates, referred as "third-country students":

  1. Must be a national of Russia;
  2. Must have not resided nor have carried out their main activity (studies, work, etc) for more than a total of 12 months over the last five years in any of the eligible European countries at the time of submitting their application to the partnership. This rule does not apply to TGIII candidates;
  3. For Target Group 1 (TGI): students need to be registered at one of the member universities within the partnership at the time of submitting their application to the partnership. Undergraduate students must have successfully completed at least one year of studies in their home institution;
  4. For Target Group 2 (TGII): students need either to be registered in a university (not included in the partnership) of Russia or to have obtained a university degree orequivalent from a HEI of Russia;
  5. For Target Group 3 (TGIII): students need to be nationals of Russia and be part of the vulnerable target groups;
  6. Must have sufficient knowledge of the language of the courses or of one of the languages currently spoken in the host countries.

Academic and administrative staff

In order to be eligible, academic and administrative staff henceforth referred to as "staff":

  1. Must be a national of Russia or a European country;
  2. For Target Group 1 (TGI): Russian staff must work in or be associated with one of the Russian universities participating in the partnership. EU staff must work in or be associated with one of the European Universities participating in the partnership.