gLINK - Sustainable Green Economies through Learning, Innovation, Networking and Knowledge Exchange is an Erasmus Mundus Action 2, Strand 1 exchange programme. Northumbria University, UK, coordinates the project. Ho Chi Minh International University, Vietnam, supports as co-coordinator. The far-east and south Asian countries (Vietnam, Laos, Camodia, Malaysia, Mongolia, Thailand, China, India, Indonesia, Sri Lanka) are the targeted areas. The European partners are from France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, Romania and West Scotland, UK. Aim of gLINK is to promote multi-disciplinary advanced research, education and professional training on sustainable green solutions through mutual collaboration and knowledge exchange between the HEIs in Europe and Asia.

The first mobilities started in August 2015. The selections for the second cohort will be published in March. Now, the Application Portal will be open for Asian TG3 candidates and European outgoing students and researchers until April 15, 2016. Please, notice our specific offers mentioned in our Local Details.

Second project meeting in January 2016 in Bali, Indonesia.

The kick-off took part in conjunction with the 8th SKIMA conference 2014 in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Dr. Nauman Aslam (left) initiated the gLINK proposal 2013 in Chiang Mai, Thailand.

Erasmus Mundus is a programme of the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) of the European Commission. Action 2 supports partnerships with Third Country Higher Education Institutions and scholarships for mobility. gLINK (Sustainable Green Economies through Learning, Innovation, Networking and Knowledge Exchange) is under Erasmus Mundus and External Cooperation: Asia Region, (Ref: EACEA/18/13), Strand 1 Lot 5, Grant Agreement No. 2014-0861/001-001-EM, Action 2-Partnerships.