How to apply

The MEDfOR Master Course is open to non-EU and EU students.

For the next edition 2017/2019, MEDfOR we will run as an International Master Programme.

Erasmus Mundus scholarships are closed.


As a self-funded student:

As a self-funded student you will have to cover the MEDfOR participation costs yourself.
European Students: 3,000 euros/year
Non- European Students: 6,000 euros/

As a self-funded student you can also find and search for other sources of funding, which are not managed by the MEdfOR Consortium. We strongly encouraged you to do so.


Further, MEDfOR we will offer four scholarships of 12,000 euros each, two to European Students and two to Non-European students. Two scholarships are from the University of Lleida and two from the University of Padova. Therefore, students, will have to study in this Universities during their first year.

Other sources:

If you are looking for sources of funding to support your Erasmus Mundus study, you are advised to first of all look for national sources of funding in your home country. Contact your relevant ministries for information as well as the embassies/representations of the countries that you would like to study in.

Erasmus + Master Degree Loan

If you decide to study in Lleida for your first year, or you come from Spain you may request a loan:


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


• A good first university degree, on the field of economics or sciences
• High proficiency in English
• Strong personal statement of motivation
• Good recommendations from two references, of which at least one is academic
• CV


• Proof of your BSc degree
• Proof of Language test - alternatively you may be tested in a Skype interview
• Filled Student application Form
• Two recomendation letters from references, of which at least one is academic
• CV

You should send all this documents to:

MEDfOR Erasmus Mundus Secretariat
(Catarina Tavares)
Instituto Superior de Agronomia Universidade de Lisboa
Edifício Mário de Azevedo Gomes (Florestais)
Tapada da Ajuda 1349-017, Lisboa - Portugal

Alternatively you can send the information by e-mail to:

Letters from the references may be send by postal mail as originals, or the references may send them directly to the e-mail above.


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


• Non-European Students: 15th January to 30th April
• European Students: 1st May to 31thJuly