The EDLE welcomes 14 new participants starting in the new academic year 2010/11. All new participants receive a full stipend. Four grants are financed by the EDLE Partner Universities, Bologna, Hamburg and Rotterdam. Ten participants receive an Erasmus Mundus grant sponsored by the European Commission. From 2010/11 on, all EDLE students have the option to spend up to two semesters at EDLE's associated member, the Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research in Mumbai, India.