General information

Welcome to the LOTUS+ Project

LOTUS+ is an Erasmus Mundus project offering scholarships between EU and Asia.

In the second cohort all EU-nationals can apply for the following scholarships at the Asian partner universities:

  • Bachelor exchanges (1 semester) - open to all undergraduate students from the EU partner universities
  • Master exchanges (1 semester) - open to all Master students from the EU countries
  • PhD exchanges (6 months) - open to all PhD students from the EU countries
  • Post-doc exchanges (6 months) - open to all nationals of the EU countries
  • Staff exchanges (1 month) - open to staff members at all EU universities

The scholarships are open to all academic fields (except music, arts and language studies). There is no age limit to apply.

The scholarships include the following:

  • Monthly stipend
    1000 € (bachelor/master), 1500 € (PhD´s), 1800 € (post-docs), 2500 € staff.
  • Travel to and from Asia
  • Comprehensive health insurance
  • Costs related to the scholarship
    residence permit (visa), transport to and from airport etc.
  • Tuition fees
    LOTUS+ grantees do not pay any tuition fees at the host university.


Distribution of scholarships

Type of mobility  Second Cohort 
Undergraduates  5
Masters  6
Doctorates  3
Post-Doctorates  3
Staff  12





1st Cohort 

EU to AsiaUndergraduatesMastersDoctoratesPost-doctoratesStaff


Asia to EUUndergraduatesMastersDoctoratesPost-doctoratesStaff
North Korea04102
Total Asia to EU334430934



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