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Study abroad

Erasmus Mundus Action 2 South Africa scholarship and academic opportunities in Europe

The Erasmus Mundus Action 2 programme offers CPUT staff and students the opportunity to complete a Masters or PhD programme with affiliate universities in Europe. Staff members can also apply for staff visits to investigate aspects related to their work at European universities.

The project is funded by the European Union and scholarships include:

  • Accommodation
  • Airfare
  • Course fees
  • Living expenses

CPUT is participating in four Erasmus Mundus projects. Each project caters for a wide range of academic fields.


The EUROSA+ programme offers opportunities at partner universities in Belgium, Italy, Austria, Germany, Sweden, Netherlands, and France.

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AESOP focusses on heritage, archaeology and IT. This programme offers opportunities at partner universities in France, Portugal, United-Kingdom, Spain, Greece, Latvia, Ireland, Belguim, Romania, and Italy.

For more information visit

EU Saturn

The EU Saturn programme offers opportunities at partner universities in Belgium, Germany, Poland, Spain, and Sweden.

For more information visit


ARISE offers opportunities at partner universities in Ethiopia, South Africa, Ghana, Uganda, Kenya and Rwanda.

For more information visit

How to apply

Applications are made online at the web addresses provided above. Staff from the Office of International Affairs is available to assist with applications.


The first call in Inspire has now been officially opened! The call only features SA-mobility and only full PhD and Master degrees. The deadline is November 1st. Exact information on what programmes are on offer can be found on


For more information contact:

Ms. Zinzi Nkalitshana
021 959 6048

Mr. Matome Mokoena
021 460 3984