July 2008
Erasmus Mundus
Association of India (EMAI)
Capital City: New Delhi
Population: 1100 million (approx)
Percentage of population between 20-29: 200 million (approx)
Lan...
Student migration from India – Top Destinations
• The USA is most preferred destination for Indian students, followed by U...
European Higher Education Fair (EHEF) 2006
• The European Higher Education Fair took place in
New Delhi on Saturday 25th a...
EHEF 2008 in India
• As a follow-up to the successful series of fairs
under the Asia Link Program, the EC (European
Commis...
Erasmus Mundus Association of India (EMAI)
• Established in December 2007, EMAI is working for Erasmus
Mundus.
• EMAI aims...
How can EMAI contribute?
• According to British Council report, only 35% of visitors found out about the exhibitions
from ...
Handing Erasmus Mundus Stall at EHEF 2008
• EMAI will manage ‘Erasmus Mundus – Stall’
at EHEF 2008 in New Delhi and will c...
Organizing Events in Northern India
• EMAI will deliver presentation and organize
awareness camp about Erasmus Mundus in
b...
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Erasmus Mundus Association of India

  1. 1. July 2008 Erasmus Mundus Association of India (EMAI)
  2. 2. Capital City: New Delhi Population: 1100 million (approx) Percentage of population between 20-29: 200 million (approx) Language(s): Official language(s): Hindi, English Non-official language(s): over 30 Language(s) used in higher education: predominantly English Number of HEI (Higher Education Institutes): Private: Numerous, mainly in the field of engineering and medicine Public: 335 Universities with 16885 affiliated colleges Number of students in higher education: 10 million (approx) Number of students in higher education abroad: 135000 (approx) Trend in the number of students abroad between 2000-06: Steadily increasing (Exact figures n/a) Main destination countries: USA, UK, Australia, Canada Level of studies of students abroad (estimate): Undergraduate (%) 20 Postgraduate (%) 70 Doctorate (%) 10 Main subject areas of students studying abroad: Engineering, MBA, Hospitality Profile – New Delhi Detail - India’s Higher Education Introduction - Indian Higher Education System Source: Census 2001; Institute of International Education (IIE);
  3. 3. Student migration from India – Top Destinations • The USA is most preferred destination for Indian students, followed by United Kingdom. – In the USA, approx. 73.7% enrols at the graduate level, while 16.6% are undergraduate students and 9.6% are enrolled in such other programs as English- language training. • EU is trailing far behind the USA and Australia in attracting foreign students. 74.6 79.7 80.0 76.5 83.8 13.9 19.6 26.3 36.1 42.0 12.5 14.6 16.9 19.2 23.8 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.3 4.5 1.8 1.3 1.6 2.1 5.7 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 Number of Indian Students in Different Countries, 2003-07 (Figures in ‘000) Source: Institute of International Education (IIE); Eurodata Publications USA Australia UK Germany Canada
  4. 4. European Higher Education Fair (EHEF) 2006 • The European Higher Education Fair took place in New Delhi on Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th November 2006 at the Habitat Centre and attracted about 8500 visitors. The fair enabled students, their parents and their study advisors and sponsors to find out more about study opportunities in Europe. • 89 Higher education institutions and 20 National representations from 22 EU member states participated at the Fair. • A total number of 39 country presentations were also made by the National structures on their higher education system and study and scholarship opportunities.
  5. 5. EHEF 2008 in India • As a follow-up to the successful series of fairs under the Asia Link Program, the EC (European Commission) is funding a large 2 year project, the EU-Asia Higher Education Platform. • The new project sponsors a series of policy dialogue events in Asia and Europe on higher education development and cooperation between Europe and Asia. • It will also organize two EHEFs that will be implemented by the DAAD and Nuffic and organised by the same format as EHEFs 2006. • The organization is planning to organize a fair on November 12-14, 2008 in New Delhi, India. European Commission will organize two EHEFs, including one fair in New Delhi, India.
  6. 6. Erasmus Mundus Association of India (EMAI) • Established in December 2007, EMAI is working for Erasmus Mundus. • EMAI aims to work in tandem within the overall goal of Erasmus Mundus Association to enhance the visibility and attractiveness of European higher education in India. • The organization is registered as a non-profit organization with. As of May 2008, EMAI has more than 50 registered members. • The main objectives of EMAI is to promote the European Union as a centre of excellence in the field of higher education in India.
  7. 7. How can EMAI contribute? • According to British Council report, only 35% of visitors found out about the exhibitions from local newspaper advertisements in November 2007, which has increased to 45% of visitors in February 2008. – Large number of exhibitors found out about the exhibitions through other sources. EMAI can organize various event on behalf of Erasmus Mundus to increase the awareness of the same in Delhi. • EMAI also conducted a preliminary survey in two prestigious universities in Delhi. – Initial results suggested that 80% of students surveyed are not aware about ‘Erasmus Mundus Scholarship Programme’. – 75% of students surveyed choose United States and United Kingdom as the preferred destination for higher studies. • EMAI, in association with Erasmus Mundus alumni can organize various meets to promote Erasmus Mundus courses in India. EMAI will disseminate information on behalf of Erasmus Mundus and will attract a large participation from students. EMAI can disseminate information on behalf of Erasmus Mundus to attract a large number of participation.
  8. 8. Handing Erasmus Mundus Stall at EHEF 2008 • EMAI will manage ‘Erasmus Mundus – Stall’ at EHEF 2008 in New Delhi and will conduct various pre-event awareness campaign to increase the participation. • EMAI will distribute literatures and other supporting materials to students and visitors on behalf of Erasmus Mundus. • It will also arrange for the necessary manpower and other supporting staff to manage the stall. • EMAI will also maintain a database of visitors, which can be provided to Erasmus Mundus. EMAI will manage the stall of Erasmus Mundus at EHEF 2008 and offer counseling services to interested students.
  9. 9. Organizing Events in Northern India • EMAI will deliver presentation and organize awareness camp about Erasmus Mundus in both metro cities, as well as, upcountry towns in Northern India. • EMAI will work as a ‘Locally employed institutional representatives’ and will distribute literature of Erasmus Mundus in various institutes and universities in Northern India. • In upcountry town, there are lot of potential students, but information is not readably available. • EMAI will try to promote ‘Erasmus Mundus’ as a brand among university students. EMAI will conduct 10 interactive sessions at various universities campus in both metro and upcountry towns in Northern India. 1. Delhi 2. Shimla 3. Chandigarh 4. Amritsar 5. Ludhiana 6. Jaipur 7. Kota 8. Lucknow 9. Kanpur 10. Agra
  10. 10. Thank You

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