EDI is an international consortium partner for the Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree in International Development Studies (GLODEP) – a two-year multidisciplinary master programme in development studies, with an economic grounding and policy perspective. The application for the 2018-2020 intake has now opened.  The deadline is 28/02/2018. The aim of the programme is to prepare professionals in the field of development policy and practice. It enables the graduates to work in higher-level positions in international organisations, non-governmental organisations, and in governments as well as businesses with a focus on sustainable economic and human development.

The programme is organised by the following partners:

Consortium universities: Palacky University in Olomouc (Czech Republic) – leading university, University of Clermont Auvergne (France) and Pavia University (Italy)

Academic associated partners: Royal University of Bhutan, University of Rwanda, Bethlehem University (Palestine), International Ataturk-Alatoo University (Kyrgyzstan) and Catholic University of Madagascar.

Non-academic associated partners: People in Need (Czech Republic), GLOPOLIS (Czech Republic), ALDA – European Association for Local Democracy (France), PDCS – Partners for Democratic Change Slovakia (Slovakia), Economic Development Initiatives (EDI) Ltd (UK and East Africa), COOPI – Cooperazione Internazionale (Italy), CISP – the International Committee for the Development of Peoples (Italy), VIS – International Volunteer Service for Development (Italy), UNIMED – the Mediterranean Universities Union, (Italy)