University of Raparin Joins Erasmus Mundus-Action 2-Marhaba Program Funded by European Commission –Head by Spain- University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Headed by the University of Santiago de Compostela, after preparing and submitting a proposal to participate in Marhaba program which is similar to Salam program funded by European Union, the University of Raparin obtained the program acceptance. Marhaba is a for years program, starting from 2014 to 2018 including these countries ( Spain, Iraq, Britain, Portugal, Italy, France, Bulgaria, Poland and two other academic partners ( Arab union universities and the group of Santiago de Compostela universities).
The University of Raparin is among the selected universities of Iraqi Kurdistan.
In this program the scientific relationships will be built for participating universities in which scholarship programs will be funded for levels of Bachelor M.A. and Ph.D. post-doctoral.
The students will be paid a monthly salary according to their educational level but accommodation will be paid by the students. The further educational activities and finance regulations will be discussed in the next kick-off meeting in September. In addition there will be exchange programs for academic staff among universities.
This program is an academic achievement for the University of Raparin in which students and teachers can benefit from it in various ways. As well it will strengthen University of Raparin’s ties with European universities.