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EMA represents a community of ambitious, highly educated, and multilingual students and alumni of Erasmus Mundus Joint Programmes, financed by the European Commission. These are highly competitive and prestigious programmes that cover various fields of studies and are run by consortiums of European Universities. Students are exposed to the different cultures of their peers and two or more European countries in which they study. 

EMA is glad to be partnering with a number of different stakeholders. 

Who we are

EMA members are nationals of more than 170 countries, often with previous work experience, thus representing established professionals, who now work and live all over the world. They are mobile and adjustable individuals who are well-versed in multi-cultural interaction, highly educated, engaged in innovative activities across all sectors and passionate about international relations, higher education.  

Our Erasmus+ Partners

The Erasmus+ Student and Alumni Alliance (ESAA) brings together all European Union funded exchange students and alumni Associations and offers a dynamic platform for networking, professional development and intercultural learning while promoting European Higher Education and worldwide cooperation

 

EMA is part of this Alliance and a founding member. Together with ESN, garagErasmus and Oceans. More about ESAA can be found on their website.

Types of Partnerships

The Erasmus+ Student and Alumni Alliance (ESAA) brings together all European Union funded exchange students and alumni Associations and offers a dynamic platform for networking, professional development and intercultural learning while promoting European Higher Education and worldwide cooperation

 

EMA is part of this Alliance and a founding member. Together with ESN, garagErasmus and Oceans. More about ESAA can be found on their website.

EMJMD Course Partnerships

EMA partners with EMJMD courses to give each other mutual support and spread the word and advantages of EMA amongst EMJMD students, while at the same time supporting EMJMDs to become well known and attract top applicants.

 

EMA offers EMJMDs to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with EMA, to establish an official agreement between EMA and an EMJMD program, giving access to additional resources such as using EMA’s Social Media and website for promotion and so on. Some examples of the mutual benefits are: 
 

  • The EMJMD can be promoted on EMA’s social media channels and website, including a backlink to the programs website.

  • EMA provide a presentation and Q&A session about the Erasmus Mundus Association for students e.g. at the  start of the programme (usually offered in the first semester of a new cohort).

  • Ensuring that EMA’s monthly newsletter reaches current students or alumni of the partnering EMJMD.

  • Nomination/Selection of a Program Representative (PR).

 

Current EMA-EMJMD partnerships can be found below.

Corporate Partnerships

EMA pursues long term partnerships with companies, institutions, and organizations (both nonprofit and for-profit) to bring mutual benefits for both parties. We are seeking partners that could financially support EMA (ie. projects, events, initiatives), increase our name recognition and create values that could be utilized by our members and followerbase. Through EMA's website, newsletter and social media channels, your brand/ activity can tap into a network of diverse, international, highly-educated youths that thrive for excellence. EMA follows a case-by-case approach in developing partnerships, thus we always welcome your unique ideas.

 

Some examples of benefits EMA received from our corporate partners:

 

  • Reduced price for EMA's members to acquire their products and/or services

  • Financial compensation for promotion through EMA's channels

  • Free access to online trainings and workshops

  • Merchandise

 

Current corporate partnerships can be found below.

EMA Partners

Businesses, organisations, and more

ASEF

EMA established a two year partnership with ASEF in 2019. EMA collaborates with ASEF and gives mutual support, especially around events. EMA has a representative contributing to the ARC8 Expert Group on Inclusive Teaching and Learning in a Digital World (ARC8).

Debating Europe

EMA established a partnership with Debating Europe in 2019. EMA promotes their debates and projects on social media networks which gives EMA members the opportunity to participate in the debates and other European policy making issues.

European Parliament

EMA established a partnership with the European Parliament in 2019. Since then EMA has the opportunity to benefit from a platform for the organization’s activities, training sessions, invitations to seminars to MB members and other cooperation actions.  

Kalari

EMA established a partnership with Kalari in 2020. Since then, EMA has shared the content generated by the partner related to innovation and international mobility. 

Kiwi

EMA promotes their services on its social media network and for every booking made for flights and accommodation through the link, EMA receives some percentage as commission. 

Linguix

EMA established a partnership with Linguix in 2020. Since then, EMA members and followers benefit from a 60% discount opportunity on their subscription for writing assistant services.

PomoDone

EMA established a partnership with PomoDone in 2020. PomoDone is a mobile application that boosts and tracks workflows of teams or individuals. EMA members get a 50% discount which is applicable to all subscription plans (first billing cycle).

uQualio

EMA established a partnership with uQualio in 2019. uQualio offers a platform for EMA to share knowledge within the organization.

Why should you partner with EMA?

There are a number of benefits linked to being affiliated with a student and alumni association of a prestigious scholarship programme from the European Commission and with members located all around the globe. These are, amongst others, an increase in visibility of your products and/or company and outreach, branding, and image. 

Also you would have access to EMAs international membership base and thus, among other benefits, have the opportunity to headhunt talented, internationally-minded, and skilled members.  

EMA would like to partner with organizations that share the Associations values for projects both on global and national scales. On this basis, you could:

Partner with EMA for an event to get the opportunity to interact with EMA members in person and get exposure to EMAs membership base online.

Contribute to the development of EMA members by conducting a workshop/training. Collaborate with EMAs Professional Development Team and post information about vacancies in your company to members or conduct webinars for the EMA community.

Promote or test your product with our members or provide special offers.

Collaborate with EMA on assessing joint/double education programmes at your institution and receive recommendations.

Request EMA's support and recommendations on keeping in touch with alumni and/or the creation of an alumni network or association.

Join in on one of EMA’s existing initiatives or suggest a new one.

These are just a few examples of how a fruitful collaboration could look like. EMA employs an individual approach to every potential partner and would be glad to be in touch with you.

If you are interested, please get in touch via: partnerships@em-a.eu. EMA is happy to discuss how a mutually beneficial relationship could be established.

EMA is the Erasmus Mundus Students and Alumni Association. EMA was founded in 2006 and is registered as an AISBL non-profit organisation. Our aims are to help EMJMD students and alumni, promote higher education, and be a go-to network for our Alumni across the world.

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