Erasmus Mundus - Al Idrisi II

Erasmus Mundus - Al Idrisi II

A scholarship scheme for exchange and cooperation
between Europe and North Africa

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Important: The following information refers to the first edition of Erasmus Mundus - Al Idrisi that will not grant scholarships any more. If you would like to read more about the second edition or are interested in a scholarship, please click on the following link: Erasmus Mundus - Al Idrisi II

The University of Poitiers was founded in 1431 and in the 16th century it was the second important university in France (after Paris). Celebrities as Guez De Balzac, François Rabelais, René Descartes and Francis Bacon studied here. Nowadays the University of Poitiers is a modern, multidisciplinary university covering all major fields of study and open to the socio-economic community. Located in the capital of the region, the university has three major sites, 24.500 students and 3.000 staff members. Its influence extends through the entire region with its centres in several other towns.

The University is developing high standard research in numerous fields thanks to its renowned research facilities. The University Centre for Relations with Enterprises reaches out to the community and aims to valorize the University’s knowledge. This, of course, has a very positive influence on the quality of teaching. Curricula adapted to the professional needs of the students, small-classes, tutorials, practical and lab work also contribute to this high quality.

The University provides specific training programmes for employees and job seekers . As a result the University has an excellent reputation nationally and internationally; 4.000 foreign students from more than 136 countries study annually at the University of Poitiers .

The University of Poitiers is deeply involved in European programs and coordinates the following : -3 Erasmus-Mundus master program (EMAE, IMACS, EUROMIME) -Tempus OIPULES (with 6 lebanese, 3 egyptian, 2 syrian Universities) Moreover, the University of Poitiers is experienced in Erasmus-Mundus action 2 programs (3 as partners)


  • Date of founding: 1431
  • Faculties 13
  • No. of students 24.500
  • % of international students: 17.1% (4,200 students)
  • No. of staff: 3000
  • International programmes: 20 courses and 1 degree programme

Université de Poitiers, France


Official Erasmus Mundus - Al Idrisi contact person: Prof. Licia BAGINI

Contact emails and phone numbers:
Please address specific questions according to the topic only to one of the following addresses:

  • for general questions about the Erasmus Mundus - Al Idrisi project at the Université de Poitiers
    Prof. Licia Bagini
    email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • for students and staff interested in Erasmus Mundus - Al Idrisi scholarships
    Mr. Otis Pioche-Dutheil
    email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    Phone: (+33)549362295


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Al Idrisi Scholarships


Erasmus Mundus - Al Idrisi II is a project for exchange and cooperation between Europe and North Africa that provided scholarships for undergraduate and master students, doctoral candidates, post-doctoral fellows and academic and administrative staff. The third and last call for applications closed in January 2016. Further calls are not expected. We invite you to stay informed and subscribe to our News Alert!


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