How to apply

Applications are open to the Erasmus Mundus Master Programme MEDfOR 2019:

Applications to the Erasmus Mundus scholarships:

From the 17th of September 2018 to the 31st of December 17th 2018.


The MEDfOR Masters Course is open to candidates from all over the world.

You can apply to:
i) an Erasmus Mundus Scholarship:
ii) as a self-funded student.

Note: Students who have already obtained an EMJMD scholarship or are former Erasmus Mundus Master/ Doctoral scholarships holders are not eligible from an additional scholarship under the EMJMD action. Students benefitting from an EMJMD scholarship cannot benefit from another EU grant while pursuing their EMJMD studies.


The MEDfOR Consortium has developed a common set of admission criteria as well as a joint application procedure. The MEDfOR Commission carries out the selection of students, where all partner universities are represented.

To apply to the Programme you must fulfill the following criteria:

Admission Criteria

  • At least a bachelor degree on the field of economics or sciences
  • High proficiency in English
  • Application:

    In order to apply you have to send the following list of documents, NUMBERED (1 to 6) and NAMED as below in pdf format.

    All the documents should be sent by e-mail ( Subject of the e-mail has to be: “MEDfOR Application – Your name”.

  • 1) Filled Application Form: find it on the left "Student Application form"
  • 2) Copy of Passport (as proof of Nationality)
  • 3) Copy of place of residence (e.g. residence certificate or certificate from the candidate's place of work, study or training)
  • 4) Certified (translated) copy of university diplomas
  • 5) Certified (translated) transcript of study results
  • 6) (certified copy of) language test results: TOEFL, IELTS or Cambridge English Examinations (CAE). * **
  • 7) CV - Curriculum vitae - European format is preferable
  • * Native speakers don’t need to present any English certificate
    **Other official certificate - which clearly grades the English level of of the candidate - may also be accepted

    Recommendation letters:

    In addition to your application we should receive two different recommendation letters, being at least one from an academic referee. These letters should be sent by the referees themselves to:, with the name of the applicant written in the subject of the e-mail. If the letters don follow these rules, your application will not be accepeted.

    Notice: If you don’t follow this rules, your application will not be accepted. If any of the document is missing (1 to 6) or the referees letters or not sent until the end of the application period, your application will not be accepted.



    All applications are assessed by at least two faculty members, appointed by or part of the MEDfOR Commission. Decision on acceptance or not into the MEDfOR programme is made by the MEDfOR Commission.
    The following categories are assessed: i) academic potential including undergraduate point average (UPA) of the 180 ECTS degree or equivalent, ii) relevant work experience, iii) motivation, and iv) recommendations. To each category is allocated a grade between 1 (poor) and 5 (outstanding). A final grade is obtained using a weighting system whereby 65% of the final grade is due to the academic potential, 15% to relevant work experience, and 10% to the remaining categories.

    An interview is done to the candidates classified with a grade of 4 or more points, in which a final decision is made regarding each candidate.

    Candidates will be notified on the final decision concerning their ranking, until the end of April. The best 15-20 candidates may receive an Erasmus Mundus scholarship.

    Important notice from the European Commission

    Erasmus Mundus Scholarships: You can only submit a total of three Erasmus Mundus scholarship applications for each application round counting both Master and PhD applications. In the eventual case that a student applies for scholarships to more than three Erasmus Mundus programmes he/she will be excluded from the selection for an Erasmus Mundus scholarship.