EDLE welcomes 16 new doctoral students. Their research period will start in October 2010.
This year EDLE received a record number of 239 applications. The partner universities Bologna, Hamburg and Rotterdam finance 6 scholarships, another 10 scholarships are financed under Erasmus Mundus.
EDLE was selected by the European Commission as an excellence programme under Erasmus Mundus in 2009. Together with the new candidates EDLE will have 43 active doctoral students.