General information

The BULA Project is coordinated by The University of the South Pacific and is a cooperation and mobility programme in the area of Higher Education, implemented by the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) of the European Union (EU). The general objective of the Project is to promote sustainable development and poverty alleviation by allowing educational opportunities for students in the Pacific region. The focus of this project will be on postgraduate education and research in the Pacific region and allow students to explore solutions to existing challenges that face the Pacific region. The aim of the project is to encourage brain circulation within the Pacific region and to prevent brain drain.


About the Intra-ACP Academic Mobility Scheme

The Intra-ACP Academic Mobility Scheme comprises of the African, Caribbean and Pacific region (ACP). It is a scheme that promotes cooperation between higher education institutions in the ACP region through student and staff mobility projects. The aim of the scheme is to provide access to quality education and to promote student retention in the region. Detailed information about this scheme, including its objectives can be found on the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency webpage.


The project is designed to facilitate the movement of Masters students, PhD students and Staff between selected national Universities in the Pacific regions as a means of building capacity and encouraging socioeconomic development the region.


Mobility Places Number of months Monthly stipend
Target Group 1
Masters 13 24 600€
Doctorate Mobility 2 10 900€
Full Doctorate 4 36 900€
Staff 7 3 1000€
Target Group 2
Masters 10 24 600€
Full Doctorate 4 36 900€


The BULA Project also covers the payment of tuition fees (when applicable), travel costs to and from the host country and a health, travel and accident insurance.





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If candidates/applicants are selected (proposed for a scholarship/fellowship, put on the reserve list or enrolled on a self-paying basis) their data may be used for the purposes of evaluating the programmes, efficiently manage the projects, and producing statistics. Data could be made available to the EACEA, the European Commission, the European External Action Service staff, as well as to other stakeholders of the Erasmus+ programme, such as Erasmus+ National Agencies, National Erasmus+ Offices and the Erasmus Mundus Student and Alumni Association.