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EU funding for the cooperation with the United States and Canada

Clarisse Faria-Fortecoëf

The European Union invests €6.8m for academic cooperation with industrialised countries in North America

As part of the cooperation with the United States and Canada, the European Commission announced on the 1st of September 2009,the launch of 33 new and innovative projects involving universities and training institutions on both sides of the Atlantic.

The projects selected this year involve 154 institutions and more than 1220 student exchanges.
Their objective is to promote mutual understanding, transparency and quality in higher education and training and provide students from both Europe and North America the experience of studying abroad.

On the website Europa (the portal site of the European Union), you can download the press release in which you will find useful links including EU-US Atlantis Programme and EU-Canada programme.