Type of Funding
Those who wish to apply for the Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree in Sustainable Territorial Development (STeDe EMJMD) for AY 2018/2020 can also apply for the Erasmus Mundus scholarships.
This is a 2-year programme and there are 7 participating universities under the EMJMD programme. Each student will study in at least 3 different countries:
- Semester 1: Università di Padova (Italy)
- Semester 2: K.U. Leuven (Belgium)
- Semester 3: Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne (France)
- Semester 4: Non-EU students – in 1 of the 3 European universities. EU students: Universidade Catolica Dom Bosco (Brazil) or Cairo University (Egypt) or Université de Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) or University of Johannesburg (South Africa)
The STeDe EMJMD trains professionals to be able to help organizations (enterprises, local communities, civil society organizations) to draft sustainable development policies for economic, social, environmental, international and intercultural management.
Scholars from Partner Countries will receive: €2000 to €3000 per academic year in travel expenses; €1000 as contribution towards installation costs; €7000 per academic year as contribution towards participation costs and insurance coverage; and a monthly allowance of €1000 for 24 months.
Scholars from Programme Countries will receive: €1000 per academic year in travel expenses if they are resident in a Programme country; €4000 per academic year as contribution towards participation costs; and a monthly allowance of €1000 for 24 months.
Programme Countries are the 28 EU member states and the EEA/EFTA states of: Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway, Switzerland, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) and Turkey. All other countries fall under Partner Countries.
There are also scholarships offered by the participating universities that STeDe EMJMD applicants can apply for (see Official Website for scholarships offered by the participating universities).
Applicants for the STeDe EMJMD must possess a first cycle degree of 180 ECTS (Licenciatura, Bachelors degree, Laurea, Licence) or an equivalent degree (diplôme d’école d’ingénieurs, école de commerce etc.) in human and social sciences (economics, geography, sociology, development, management, law, etc.) or hard sciences (agriculture, environmental sciences, engineering, architecture, forestry, etc.). They should preferably have a basic knowledge of economics.
They must be proficient in either English or French (preferably both). Students without a good command in 1 of the 2 languages, if accepted, will be requested to attend a compulsory language training, outside the curriculum.
Partner Country students who are not residents and who have not carried out their main activity (studies, training or work) for more than a total of 12 months over the last 5 years in any Programme Country are considered as Partner Country students.
Students with a double nationality must specify the nationality under which they submit their scholarship application.
Applications for the Erasmus+ scholarships are to be done between 15 October 2017 and 31 January 2018.