MARIHE Alumni*

Graduating from Erasmus Mundus Joint Master in Research and Innovation in Higher Education means entering into a diverse community of accomplished individuals. Whether you stay in Europe or move to a different country, and regardless of the professional career path you choose, you will always find the support of the MARIHE Alumni community.

MARIHE Alumni has been connecting graduates worldwide to one another and to their alma mater. Each graduate automatically becomes a member with graduation day. Together with International and Alumni offices of the Consortium partners, MARIHE Alumni are being provided with career services, professional and social networking opportunities, contributing to the development of further services, and continuing education. In addition, the Alumni are being brought together with current students and the faculty.

There are many ways to stay involved, participating in regional chapters of Erasmus Mundus Association, networking, and becoming a MARIHE Ambassador. Whether it is for career development and possibilities, new grant opportunities, travel advice, or post-grant activities, MARIHE Alumni and students are always ready to help each other.

Graduation Success

Quality support in study matters, and in raising the cohesiveness of the cohorts, proves to be the corner stone of MARIHE. The programme has a graduation success rate (GSR) of over 90%.

MARIHE Master Thesis Webinars 

  • be participative, enabling attendees to ask questions, make comments and receive regular updates and resources before, during and after the seminar
  • encourage peer-learning and reflection
  • develop relevant insights for attendees to take back and use

The webinar will take place with Adobe Connect, and it will be recorded. Visit the meeting room here.

Career paths

MARIHE Programme has a proven track record of preparing students for expert management positions, and PhD career paths: Testimonials.


*) MARIHE Alumni (as of March 2017)

Mr ABEBE, Rediet Tesfaye (Ethiopia)
Mr AVRAMOVIC, Aleksandar (Serbia)
Mr BALYASIN, Mikhail (Russian Federation)
Mrs BILANISHVILI, Salome (Georgia)
Mrs BOGUNOVIC, Zana (Serbia)
Mr CARVALHO, Luis (Portugal)
Mrs CALUGAREANU, Simona (Romania)
Mrs CELIK, Elif (Turkey)
Mrs CESAR, Layla (Brazil)
Mrs CHEN, Ruixue (China)
Mrs CLARK, Damaris (United Kingdom)
Mr DENG, Xin (China)
Mr GALEVSKI, Martin (Macedonia*)
Mr GARCIA, Alfred Rafael (Philippines)
Mr GAROMSSAA, Habtamu Diriba (Ethiopia)
Mr GEBREMESKEL, Haftu Hindeya (Ethiopia)
Mrs GODONOGA, Ana (Moldova)
Mr GREEN, Paul (United Kingdom)
Mrs GUTIERREZ VITE, Laura (Mexico)
Mrs HUSEN, Marsela Giovani (Indonesia)
Mrs HA, Thanh Binh (Vietnam)
Mrs HOLUBEK, Vesna (Serbia)
Mrs JAKSA, Krisztina (Hungary)
Mr KADERY, Raihan Mahmood (Bangladesh)
Mrs LAI, Xin (China)
Mrs LONG, Wanqiu (China)
Mrs LOPEZ ACUNA, Guadalupe (Argentina)
Mrs LU, Meijia (China)
Mr MAES, Jon (United States, student representative)
Mrs MAXWELL STUART, Rebecca (United Kingdom, student representative)
Mrs MIHUT, Georgiana (Romania)
Mrs MIKALAYEVA, Katsiaryna (Belarus)
Mr MILUTINOVIC, Milos (Serbia)
Mrs MIN, Hwa Hyun (Republic of Korea)
Mrs NESTOROWICZ, Natalia (Austria)
Mr NGUYEN, Thanh Tung (Viet Nam)
Mrs PASHAYEVA, Aytaj (Azerbaijan)
Mrs PEI, Min (China)
Mr PUNCO, Patrik (Slovakia)
Mrs SAVANOVIC, Jovana (Slovenia)
Mrs SHAYDOROVA, Gunsyma (Russian Federation)
Mrs SHURGAIA, Mariam (Georgia)
Mrs SUN, Qi (China)
Mrs SWANSON, Anne Christina (United Kingdom)
Mrs TERCANLI, Hacer (Turkey)
Mr TRAN, Long Dinh Thanh (Viet Nam)
Mr TRAVELLER, Andrew Gary (New Zealand, student representative)
Mr WOLDEGIYORGIS, Ayenachew Assefa (Ethiopia)
Mrs YASMIN, Nowreen (Bangladesh)
Mrs ZALYEVSKA, Inga (Ukraine)
Mrs ZHANG, Ying (China)
Mrs ZHENG, Gaoming (China)

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Rediet Tesfaye Abebe, PhD, University of Tampere
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The MARIHE focus on research and analysis was instrumental in improving my academic writing skill, which shaped my caree ...

YE Jujan, Beijing Normal University
YE Jujan, Beijing Normal University

Being a lecturer in the MARIHE program is one of the most unforgettable experiences in my teaching career. The student ...

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Jim Fairweather, Michigan State University
Jim Fairweather, Michigan State University

It has been my pleasure to teach in the MARIHE program. ...

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Manja Klemenčič, Harvard University

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