CEEPUS is an acronym for "Central European Exchange Program for University Studies".
The highest ranking decision making CEEPUS body is the Joint Committee of Ministers that meets once a year and takes all strategic decisions. Coordination, evaluation, program development and advertizing are the main tasks of the Central CEEPUS Office. Each country has a National CEEPUS Office in charge of national implementation.
The main activity of CEEPUS are university networks operating joint programs ideally leading to Joint Degrees, esp. Joint Doctoral Programs. CEEPUS covers mobility grants for students and teachers in this framework.
The main objectives of CEEPUS III are:
• Focus on joint PhD programs.
• Promote cooperation in the framework of the EUSDR.