Applications are now open for Euroculture Erasmus Mundus student scholarships awarded to selected Euroculture students from within the EU and from other regions of the world. Scholarships are available to pursue Erasmus Mundus Master Course.
Euroculture is about deeply understanding the current challenges Europe is facing. If you are interested in getting a critical, interdisciplinary approach to analyzing European culture, politics and society in a globalized context – this is a Master for you.
Euroculture is a two-year, 120 ECTS, English-taught multi-university Master programme focused on the study of modern European society, culture and politics in a global context. We focus on questions of cultural identities and social values that play a vital role in today’s debates about Europe and its place in the world. It is ideal for students who understand that Europe’s future will be shaped not only by economics and politics, but also by struggles over identities, values, and heritage.
- Applications Deadline: January 10, 2019
- Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue Erasmus Mundus Master Course.
- Study Subject: Euroculture: Society, Politics and Culture in a Global Context is an interdisciplinary, international Master programme offered by a consortium of eight European universities and four universities overseas. It is recognised by the European Commission as an Erasmus Mundus Master of Excellence. It is a two-year programme of four semesters (120 ECTS), taught fully in English.
- Scholarship Award: The student grant covers the participation costs, a monthly allowance for living costs and a contribution to travel and installation costs. Each grantee will receive EUR 1,000 each month for living costs during the 24 months duration of the programme. The scholarship also includes a contribution to travel and installation and any other type of costs to be paid in two installments, as well as the Euroculture participation costs of EUR 9.000 (EU students) / 18.000 (non-EU students) including health insurance coverage 24 months.
- Nationality: Available to students from EU and other regions of the world.
- Number of Scholarships: There are only a limited number of grants available each year. For those applying to start in 2019, several grants will be available.
- Scholarship can be taken in the Netherlands
Eligibility for the Scholarship
Eligible Countries: Available to students from EU and other regions of the world. The Erasmus Mundus Programme provides EU-funded scholarships for Third Country students and EU/EEA students who have applied to and have been accepted by the Euroculture Master Course.
Entrance Requirements: Applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Scholarship students must have already obtained a first higher education degree or demonstrate a recognised equivalent level of learning according to national rules and legislation in place by the application deadline. That means that scholarship applicants must hold a higher education degree by 9 January 2019 to start the programme in 2019.
- Students who have already obtained an Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degrees (EMJMD) scholarship or are former Erasmus Mundus Master/Doctoral Course scholarship holders are not eligible for an additional scholarship under the EMMC action. Students benefiting from an EMMC scholarship cannot benefit from another EU grant while pursuing their EMMC studies.
- Scholarship holders spending part of the EMMC course in their country of residence are not entitled to benefit from the monthly subsistence allowance for this period
- Students from partner countries (meaning all countries except EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Serbia, Montenegro and Turkey) have not carried out his or her main activity (studies, work, etc.) for more than a total of 12 months over the last five years in any of the Member States or the participating countries.
- Please note: for given academic year student candidates can apply for maximum three different joint programmes supported by the Erasmus Mundus scholarships (see the EMJMD catalogue).
- A full and timely application is necessary to apply. Check the menu on the left for required documents.
English Language Requirements: A good command of the English language
All applicants must provide proof of English proficiency by submitting test results from any of the following: CAE/CPE, TOEFL or IELTS. The minimum test scores required to join the Euroculture Programme are:
- TOEFL paper-based: 580 or TOEFL iBT (internet-based): 92
- IELTS: minimum overall score 6.5, with no part (listening, reading, speaking) under 5.5 and writing no lower than 6.0
- CAE or CPE – Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE), C1 or Cambridge Proficiency in English (CPE), C2
Notes and exemptions:
– If your score is lower than the scores mentioned above, you will not be eligible for the programme.
– Any other English test than the TOEFL, CAE/CPE or IELTS is not considered as valid by the Euroculture Admission Board.
– Students from China are required to submit a TOEFL iBT or IELTS test (no CAE).
– If Uppsala is your first university of choice and you take a TOEFL test: in addition to uploading your examinee report online, please ask the TOEFL test center to send a copy of your results directly to Admissions Officer, Master Programme in Euroculture (HEC2M), Admissions Office, Uppsala University, Box 256, SE 751 05 Uppsala, Sweden.
The following candidates do not have to submit English test results:
– Native speakers of English from English-speaking countries (i.e.where English is one of the official languages);
– Students who have studied at least one year full-time in an English-taught university programme in a country where English is (one of) the official language;
– Students who completed an entire Bachelor programme in English (duration: 3 years minimum).
– Other exceptions may apply. In case you have reasonable proof of English not covered by the exception rule, please contact the Euroculture consortium office.
Candidates who are exempted from submitting the results of an English Test (except native speakers) have to upload an official university statement saying that English was their language of instruction (in place of English test results).
How to Apply: To apply for the scholarship, you need to:
- Finish your first higher education by the application deadline and be able to prove that you have graduated
- Submit a complete online application including all the required documents in English by 10 January 2019 at the latest
- Fall under the eligibility criteria of the Euroculture Master