The eASTANA (euroAsian Starter for Technical Academic Network Application) programme can be considered as an element of common Euro-Asian collaboration and partnership of European Union and Central Asia Universities. Project was selected under Erasmus Mundus Action II, which manages a scholarship programme funded by the European Commission.

The eASTANA program is focused on engineering, technology, business and management fields of study. In the case of business and management science we offer specialisations only close connect to the industry development.

The programme aim is to promote and transfer the exchange of persons, knowledge and skills at higher education level.

The eASTANAprogramme offers student and staff scholarships to nationals of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan or Uzbekistan. The project provides mobility scholarships for students and staff from Central Asia to European partner universities. The mobility can be realised in six partner universities in EU. There will be available above 100 scholarships to be awarded for 1-34 months depending on mobility type/academic level. The selection process, for the first cohort, will start 1 November 2011.