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Scholarships for students and academics

While the Erasmus Mundus Programme ended in 2013, Action 1 master and doctoral consortia and Action 2 partnerships will continue to offer scholarships until the academic year 2017-2018.

Project descriptions are based on project applications and the Agency is not responsible for their content.

To apply for an EU-funded scholarship you should address your application direct to an Erasmus Mundus course or partnership. Please follow the steps below:

Action 1

  • Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters Degrees (EMJMD)
  • Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctorates (EMJD)

Programmes offered by consortia of higher education institutions with study/research periods in at least two European countries.


Scholarships for students and doctoral candidates to attend these programmes.

Who can apply?

  • Students and doctoral candidates from all over the world


Action 2

Erasmus Mundus Partnerships

Partnerships of higher education institutions from Europe and from a range of countries or regions across the world.


Scholarships for students and academics to study/research/teach in one of the partner institutions.

Scholarships cover a range of academic levels.

Who can apply?

  • Students (undergraduates to post-docs) and staff (administrative and academic).
Review all the Masters and Doctorates offering scholarships for next academic year.

Step 1

Select the course that interests you.

Step 2

Visit the partnership website to see which courses are available in which disciplines.
Apply direct to the consortium via its website.

Step 3

Apply direct to the partnership via its website. If you are registered at one of the partner institutions, you should contact your International Office.
  • Most consortia will require applications to be submitted between October and January, for courses starting the following academic year.


  • Application periods depend on the partnerships and the type of mobility.
  • New partnerships were added in the 2014 and may offer scholarships until the academic year 2017-2018 included.
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Some consortia or partnerships may charge an administrative fee at the application stage. If this is the case, it will be clearly stated in the application form.

Hear from current and former Erasmus Mundus students

  • Learn more about the benefits of Erasmus Mundus during and after your studies on the Erasmus Mundus Students and Alumni Association website: http://www.em-a.eu/en/home.html

Other courses and scholarships in Europe

Europe offers a vast range of higher education courses, and scholarships from national, regional or other funds may also be available. You can visit the following website that brings together information on scholarships offered by national and regional authorities, as well as private sources of financing: http://www.scholarshipportal.eu

Student complaints

As a Eramus Mundus, Intra ACP and/or Intra Africa student/applicant you may raise a complaint either before, during or after your study period. Before submitting an e-complaint, you are invited to search for a dialogue with your course representatives and/or to follow the institution‘s appeal procedure. You can submit a complaint by visiting this page.

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Last update: 16/10/2017  Print | Top of page