ARCADE provides scholarships for students, researchers and staff from the Third Countries targeted by the project (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan) in order to study, do research, training or teaching at one of the European Partner Universities (Host Universities).

Scholarships are not available for mobility from Europe to Central Asia, nor among the Central Asian countries.

Selected grantees will receive a monthly subsistence allowance paid by the Partnership for the duration of the mobility period:


1,000 euro


1,000 euro


1,500 euro


1,800 euro


2,500 euro

Included in the scholarship, the Partnership will also:

-         pay for grantees' travel costs;

-         provide grantees with a high quality individual insurance coverage on health, travel, accident for the duration of your mobility period;

-         waive all university fees at the host universities. Participants at any level will not be required to pay any fees to the host universities. Exchange students will continue paying their fees at their university of origin.

Different scholarships are available for different mobility types application/pdf (24.47 kB) and for durations from 1 to 36 months, depending on the level and type of mobility. Please see the project summary sheet application/pdf (76.69 kB) for further information on the total number of scholarships available within the project. 

A wide range of programmes in different academic fields is offered by the different host universities. Check the Academic programs section for detailed information on the type and duration of available mobilities.

Scholarships will be distributed on two cohorts of applicants selected respectively in the year 2012 and 2013 for mobilities starting in the same year. Staff mobilities can start at any time between 2012 and 2015. All mobilities must end before July 15, 2015.

For further information on the scholarships still available within the Second Call for Applications for the Second Cohort please click here.