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Privacy Policy and Terms of Use


EMA is an independent, non-partisan, non-political, and non-profit, international association which operates under Belgian law. The views expressed in our projects, research, surveys, articles, and documentaries do not necessarily reflect the views of our partners.


Terms & Conditions

Under the contract with the Directorate General for Culture and Education of the European Commission, the following terms of use may be regularly updated by the Erasmus Mundus Students and Alumni Association (EMA) without notice. The most current version of the terms of use can be reviewed at any time. Every member of EMA automatically accepts the present Terms of Use by accepting the membership with EMA.


About the Website

This website ( is the official website of EMA and is maintained, functioned and updated solely by EMA.


Privacy Statement

The information and data collected on this website is subject to Regulation (EU) 2018/1725 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 October 2018 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data by the Union institutions, bodies, offices and agencies and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Regulation (EC) No 45/2001 and Decision No 1247/2002/EC (Text with EEA relevance).


Context and Controller

What personal information can we collect, for what purpose, under which legal bases and through which technical means?
Types of personal data that can be collected through this website can relate to the following information

  • First name

  • Middle name(s)

  • Last name

  • e-mail address


The Directorate-General for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport (DG EAC) is in charge of the policy part of the Erasmus Mundus Association (EMA). It is expected that more people who have benefited from EU funded mobility programmes in international credit mobility want to join EMA. Being able to contact past and present beneficiaries enables EMA to conduct surveys and follow their careers, thus assessing the impact of its programmes in the long term. Such assessment is both an obligation and a useful policy tool allowing EMA to improve. It also allows registered users to network amongst themselves.


Legal bases

The legal bases for the processing operations on personal data are:


Regulation (EU) No 1288/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 December 2013 establishing “Erasmus+”: the Union programme for education, training, youth and sport (2014-2020).

Regulation (EU) 2018/1725 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 October 2018 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data by the Union institutions, bodies, offices and agencies and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Regulation (EC) No 45/2001 and Decision No 1247/2002/EC (Text with EEA relevance).

Who has access to your personal data and to whom is it disclosed?

Access to your personal data is granted to selected EMA personnel.With your agreement, other EMA members will be able to see your contact information and other relevant information you chose to make public.


How do we protect and safeguard your information?

The collected personal data is saved on servers of an external IT company acting as a data processor and is in compliance with the obligations set out in the Regulation (EU) 2018/1725.


How can you verify, modify or delete your information?

In case you wish to verify which personal data is stored, have it modified, corrected or deleted, please contact us using the Contact Us section of this website.


How long do we keep your personal data?

The data will be retained as long as EMA exists or until you decide to erase your data.


Contact information

For any questions related to your rights, feel free to contact EMA, explicitly specifying your request. Users can contact the Data Controller using the Contact Us section of this website or by sending an email to or by writing to us at the following address:

Erasmus Mundus Association AISBL


Rue Joseph II / Jozef II straat 120

1000 Bruxelles / Brussels



In case of conflict, complaints can be addressed to the European Data Protection Supervisor



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All information, data, messages or other materials, whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, are the sole responsibility of the person from whom such content originated. EMA shall not be responsible for all content that the members post, email, transmit or otherwise make available via this website or using the resources or information available on this website.  EMA is not liable for any content of the messages sent by any visitor or a user of this website to any third party.

Parts of the pages of this website or the complete publication including all offers and information might be extended, changed or partly or completely deleted by EMA without separate announcement.

The contents of this website do not necessarily reflect the official position of the European Commission.


Membership to EMA is granted upon registration via the Community Portal  in accordance with the Statute and Internal Regulations of EMA. For more details, please visit the EMA Membership page


Referrals and links

This website may provide, or third parties may provide, links to other World Wide Web sites or resources. EMA is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. EMA shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such site or resource. If any legal violations become apparent the respective links will be removed as soon as possible.

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