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Erasmus Mundus Big Data masters programmes-BDMA for Students, 2022-2023

Applications are invited for Erasmus Mundus Big Data masters programmes available for European students and Non-European students.

These opportunities are awarded to pursue the BDMA masters program for the academic year 2022-2023.

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The Erasmus Mundus Master’s Programme in Information Technologies for Business Intelligence (BDMA) is designed to provide understanding, knowledge and skills in this broad scope of fields. Its main objective is to train computer scientists who understand and help develop the strategies of modern enterprise decision-makers.

BDMA is a 2-year, English-language programme jointly delivered by Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) in Belgium, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) in Spain, Université François Rabelais Tours (UFRT) in France, Technische Universiteit Eindhoven (TU/e) in the Netherlands and Technische Universität Berlin (TUB) in Germany.

Brief Description

  • Course Level: Scholarship is available for pursuing a masters degree program.
  • Study Subject(s): Scholarship is awarded in Information Technology for Business Intelligence.
  • Awards: Varies
  • Nationality: Students from all countries can apply to the BDMA master program.  The Erasmus+ programme distinguishes students who are nationals or residents of Programme Countries and Partner Countries.
  • The award can be taken in Belgium, France, Spain, Netherlands and Germany

Eligibility: 

  • To apply to BDMA, candidates must meet the following eligibility criteria:
  • They have been awarded a Bachelor‡s degree (i.e., the equivalent of 180 ECTS) with a major in computer science, from an accredited university.
  • They must be able to demonstrate proficiency in English by means of an internationally recognised test equivalent to level B2 in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). The consortium will rely on how certification bodies evaluate their own equivalences against this framework, e.g., Cambridge General English FCE, IELTS (Academic) 5.5, TOEFL (paper-based) 570, TOEFL (computer-based) 230, TOEFL (internet-based) 72, etc.

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: To file an application for the EM Master programme: Candidates are required to apply via the BDMA online application form.
  • Before starting, students must have the following documentation (all in English and stamped by some public institution certifying that they correspond to the original counterpart in their local language) at hand.
  • Cover letter (stating your interest, your possibilities in the Master, and anything you consider relevant to know for the Selection Committee)
  • Passport
  • Photo (passport size)
  • CV
  • Bachelor certificate (at least 180 ECTS)
  • Official transcripts
  • Proof of English proficiency
  • Proof of contracts
  • Entrance Requirement: Students should have been awarded a Bachelor’s degree (i.e., the equivalent of 180 ECTS), from an accredited university.
  • English Language Requirement: They must be able to demonstrate proficiency in English by means of an internationally recognized test equivalent to level B2 in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). The consortium will rely on how certification bodies evaluate their own equivalences against this framework, e.g., Cambridge General English FCE, IELTS (Academic) 5.5, TOEFL (paper-based) 570, TOEFL (computer-based) 230, TOEFL (internet-based) 72, etc. Please refer to the FAQ for questions regarding proof of proficiency in English.

Application Deadline: Open

Benefits

The Erasmus+ programme provides EU-funded scholarships to students who have been selected by the consortia. Two categories of opportunities are available.

The funding for students from Programme Countries comprises:

  • Participation costs: up to 4,500 euros per year
  • Travel costs: 1,000 euros per year
  • Contribution to subsistence costs: 1,000 euros per month for the entire duration of the BDMA programme (24 months maximum).

The funding for students from Partner Countries comprises:

  • Participation costs: up to 9,000 euros per year
  • Travel costs: 2.000 or 3,000 euros per year depending on whether the student is resident of a country whose location is, respectively, less than or more than 4.000 km away from Brussels, the coordinating institution of the BDMA programme. The place of residence will be verified on the basis of the provision of documents such as a residence certificate issued in accordance with the candidate‡s municipality normal registration rules or a certificate from the candidate‡s place of work, study or training issued by the employer or institution in question. Both documents must have been issued within 12 months before the BDMA official deadline for student selection.
  • Installation costs: 1,000 euros.
  • Contribution to subsistence costs: 1,000 euros per month for the entire duration of the BDMA programme (24 months maximum).

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