Project type: 
December 2013 to December 2017
Bournemouth University, United Kingdom
DISP leader: 
  • Bournemouth University,  United Kingdom
  • Rusenski Universitet “Angel Kanchev”, Bulgaria
  • Université LUMIERE LYON2, France
  • University of Bremen, Germany
  • Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary
  • University of Sannio, Italy
  • Universidade de Évora, Portugal
  • Mälardalen University, Sweden
  • Anglia Ruskin University, United Kingdom
  • Information and Communication Technology Institute, Afghanistan
  • Kabul University, Afghanistan
  • United International University, Bangladesh
  • College of Science and Technology, Royal University of Bhutan, Bhutan
  • Chengdu University, China
  • Zhongyuan University of Technology, China
  • Asia Pacific Institute Of Information Technology SD India, India
  • Gulbarga University , India
  • Kantipur Engineering College, Nepal
  • Mohammed Ali Jinnah University, Islamabad, Pakistan
  • Chiang Mai University, Thailand

FUSION(Featured eUrope and South asIa mObility Network) is an EU (ERASMUS MUNDUS) project, aims to foster partnerships of emerging Asian countries (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Pakistan, China, India, and Thailand) with the EU countries (Bulgaria, France Germany, Hungary, Italy, Portugal, Sweden, and UK) to reinforce the existing collaborations developed through the EU funded projects. The key objective of the FUSION consortium is to enhance the capacity for international cooperation between universities in the Asian and EU countries by facilitating transfer of people, know-how, culture and best practice in training the next generation of researchers and academic staff.

The FUSION project aims

  • Provide the education, research and management training in the thematic areas:Promote European HEIs as ‘centres of excellence’ in teaching, research and professional practice, and
    • ‘Architecture, Urban and Regional Planning (02)’,
    • ‘Business Studies and Management Science (04)’,
    • ‘Education and Teacher training (05)’,
    • ‘Engineering and Technology (06)’,
    • ‘Medical Sciences (12)’, and
    • ‘Social Sciences (14)’ to the Asian talented students and staff at world-class European institutions,
  • Enhance the attractiveness, image, visibility and accessibility of EU higher education and research in the project 3rd countries

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