With the Erasmus Mundus Scholarship, you will be able do your Master’s degree in Europe, while you also receive monthly allowances to offset your bills.

In this post, you will learn all about the Scholarship: what it is, the eligibility, the listed courses of study and how you can apply.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE?

The Erasmus Mundus Joint Master’s degree scholarship is open for international students who wants to study abroad (in Europe). Students from the participating countries are also eligible for this scholarship.

Meanwhile,there are four categories into which those are grouped;

  1. Students from the participating countries.
  2. Students from a partner country less than 400 km from their proposed study area.
  3. Students from partner country less than 400 km from their school destination.
  4. Students who are not from either participating countries or partner countries. African students who are interested in the scholarship falls under this category.

In simpler terms, those eligible for the program are being th EU and non-EU countries.

Again, the scholarship is only for those who have obtained a first higher education degree or those who have demonstrated a recognized equivalent level of learning, according to national legislation and practices, in degree awarding countries.

LIST OF ERASMUS MUNDUS PARTNERS AND PARTICIPATING COUNTRIES

Here below is a list of the countries in Europe;

  • Denmark
  • The Czech Republic
  • Italy
  • Romania
  • Slovenia
  • Belgium
  • Bulgaria
  • Austria
  • Croatia
  • Cyprus
  • Germany
  • Estonia
  • Iceland
  • Sweden
  • Luxembourg
  • Spain
  • The Netherlands
  • Poland
  • Turkey
  • United Kingdom
  • Ireland
  • Latvia
  • Malta
  • Liechtenstein
  • Norway
  • Portugal
  • Macedonia
  • Hungary
  • Finland
  • Greece

WHAT DOES ERASMUS MUNDUS SCHOLARSHIP COVER?

The Erasmus Mundus Scholarship is a full scholarship scheme that sponsors qualified candidates through their Master’s degree programme in the above listed countries. The scholarship also covers the following:

  • Students who hold the scholarship are entitled to a monthly living allowance of €1000 per month.
  • Students under the scholarship studying in their home country are entitled to €1000 every three months, until they relocate to another country to complete their studies.
  • The Erasmus Mundus Scholarship also foots the tuition fees and mandatory insurance coverage.
  • Sometimes, the insurance fee is deducted from other allowances given by the scholarship.
  • The scholarship also contributes to the travel costs.
  • An annual stipend of €3000 is given to students living in a partner country upbto 4000 km from the EMJMD coordinating institution.\

FIELDS OF STUDY COVERED BY THE PROGRAMME

Before head along to apply for the scholarship, please note that the fields of study covered by the scheme;

  • Engineering
  • Agriculture and Veterinary
  • Sciences
  • Social Sciences
  • Manufacture and Construction
  • Business
  • Law
  • Mathematics and Computing
  • Humanities and Arts
  • Health and Welfare

HOW TO APPLY FOR ERASMUS MUNDUS JOINT MASTER’S DEGREE SCHOLARSHIP

The first step in making your application for the  scholarship is finding the program you want. You can log on to catalogue to find your desired study.

  • Touch the Filed of Study drop-down menu to select your course of study.
  • Select your country and proceed to choose from the list of universities, which you will go
    Choose your intake year and proceed to complete your application.
  • Click the apply button to continue.

TIME OF STUDY

This scholarship programme makes use for what is called European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS). The ECTS is a tool designed to help students move from one country to another and to help make their academic qualifications and study period recognized.

The ECTS credits determines the length of a programme. For instance, 60 ECTS credits are equivalent to a full year study or work. Master’s Degree however is equivalent to 90 or 120 ECTS credits.

In simpler words, programme lasts a minimum of 12 months and a maximum of 24 months.


FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Can I work during my studies in the scholarship?

The EMJMD scholarship programme is designed as a full time programme. Therefore, they should be able to provide students with every resources they need in order to focus on their studies. In a case you must work, the work permit will be decided by those in charge and it varies with countries.

Can I interrupt my studies when on the EMJMD scholarship?

If the need arises that you must interrupt your studies, it must be an agreement between you and the EMJMD Cordinator. Thus, you will need to contact the Cordinator if you need to make such request.

Where will the degree certificate be recognized?

The Master’s degree which you will be awarded after a successful study on the EMJMD programme will be officially recognised in countries that award the degree. It is solely the function of a country determine whether they will accept of reject certificates.


CONCLUSION

In the end, I am confident you have got all you need to know about the Erasmus Mundus Joint Master’s Degree scholarship.

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