Question: How do I apply to the programme?
Answer: You can download the Application Form from this website. Please fill in the form and forward it with all obligatory enclosures to the Secretariat.
Question: Is it acceptable to only send the application form electronically?
Answer: No! We must receive a hard copy before the deadline.
about the admission requirements and application procedure under How to apply and on the student application form.
|However, we do accept letters of recommendation sent as an attachment directly to us by the referee.
Question: Is the application deadline by postmark?
Answer: No! Your application must have been received at the Secretariat no later than the date of the deadline in order to be considered.
Question: Is it possible to apply to more than one ERASMUS MUNDUS programme?
Answer: Yes! You can apply to three programmes in total (Both EMMC and EMJD). However, be aware of the specific academic requirements and profiles of each programme.
Question: Is possible to apply as a part-time student?
Answer: No, all Erasmus Mundus students must study full-time.
Question: Can I apply, if I already hold an Erasmus Mundus degree?
Answer: It is only possible to obtain an Erasmus Mundus scholarship once, but you are
welcome to apply as fee-paying student.
Question: Can I apply to an ERASMUS MUNDUS programme if I already hold an MSc degree?
Answer: Yes! It is possible to apply.
Question: Can I send the results of the language test after the deadline for submission?
Answer: Yes! But no later than 5 January (Please enclose a statement in the application
form). Note that assessment of your application can not be finalised until language test results have been received; you are therefore strongly encourage to submit language results along with the application before the submission deadline. Please indicate in the form, when your language test is scheduled.
Question: I will not receive my BSc diploma before the deadline of submission expires; can I send my diploma after the graduation?
Answer: Due to application procedures and deadlines, this is only possible, if you are an EU student. Your university must, in that case, confirm in writing that you will graduate no later than July in the year of admission. You should immediately upon receipt of the certified diploma mail a copy to the Secretariat. Assessment of your application can not be finalised until the certified diploma has been received. Students from Non-EU/EEA-EFTA countries MUST submit their diploma with the application form.
Question: What kind of certification is required?
Answer: Your documents must have an original stamp and a signature verifying the “True Copy”. Typically, your university will be able to assist you in certifying your documents. Otherwise, we also accept signatures by embassies and representations or public offices, e.g. police stations.
Question: When will I get the result of my application?.
Answer: If you are nominated for one of the Category A or B scholarships or are included on the Reserve List, you will hear from the Secretariat by the end of February. However, the final decision of the EU Commission and the confirmation of the scholarship will not be available until April at the earliest. Students who have been rejected for the programme will be notified late February. EU students, who do not apply for a scholarship, i.e. by the application deadline by mid August, will be notified by 20 August.
Question: Is it possible to re-apply to the programme?
Answer: If your application has been positively assessed and you are on the Reserve List, you are welcome to re-apply the following year. However, be aware that all the documents have to be submitted again with the application form.
Question: What is the assessment procedure?
Answer: The SUFONAMA Commission assess all eligible applications during the Commission meetings in the month of February. Each application is assessed by at least two senior acadmic assessors.
Each assessment category (i.e. academic potential, English proficiency, motivation, recommendations and relevant work experience) is allocated a grade between 0 and 5. A final application grade is obtained using a weighting system whereby 60% of the final grade is allocated to academic potential and 10% to each other category.
Question: Can I file a complaint?
Answer: If you believe that standard SUFONAMA assessment procedures have not been adhered to in relation to your application, you must notify the SUFONAMA Secretariat no later than two weeks after receiving your letter of rejection.
Question: Will submitted material be returned to me?
Answer: No! Submitted material is never returned. It is destroyed or filed (for accepted