erasmus mundus masters | Scholarship for Nigerians and Africans

Erasmus Mundus Masters of Science in Geospatial Technologies

The International Masters Program (Master of Science, M.Sc.) in Geospatial Technologies is a cooperation of: * Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster (WWU), Institute for Geoinformatics (ifgi), Münster, Germany. * Universitat Jaume I (UJI), Castellón, Dept. Lenguajes y Sistemas Informaticos (LSI), Castellón, Spain. * Universidade Nova de Lisboa (UNL), Instituto Superior de Estatística e Gestão de Informação (ISEGI), Lisboa, Portugal, * selected within the Erasmus Mundus Programme, project reference: 2007-0064/001 FRAME MUNB123.

Medium of instruction: English
Awarded joint degree:  Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Geospatial Technologies

The three-semester Masters program targets holders of Bachelor degrees in application areas of Geographic Information (GI), e.g., environmental planning, regional planning, geography, logistics, transportation, marketing, energy provision, computer science. GI is a rapidly growing market, lacking qualified GI personnel and offering excellent career chances. Therefore, the Masters Program targets life-long learning for graduates and professionals in the fields of geography, surveying, planning, local adminstration, etc., who are willing to acquire additional GI skills for applying them in their respective GI application area.

Scholarship Application Deadline: January 15, 2011

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Erasmus Mundus Masters Scholarship in Advanced Spectroscopy in Chemistry

The ASC network aims at preparing students to become experts and develop international skills towards doctoral studies, and/or professional industrial careers in chemical analysis and characterization of the structure of materials.
A mobility scheme ensures that, in addition to high specialization and access to state of the art technologies, students will do a common core curriculum of studies in different higher education institutions throughout Europe.

This ASC master programme will:
-guarantee quality (all partners have official accredited Masters in chemistry)
– Allow students access to techniques not available locally (mutualisation of the equipment)
-provide a sound background in Advanced Spectroscopy, both in experimental techniques and in scientific knowledge;
-promote students mobility within a network of research laboratories spread amongst countries from a large area of Europe in an environment where they will be well looked after.prepare students to become experts in far reaching experimental techniques in Spectroscopy.
-help and prepare students to develop skills to follow future doctoral studies, and/or towards professional activities.

The originality of this programme is to allow students to choose their research master thesis in one highly specialized field according to their professional objectives. The high level of equipments available in the consortium is unique.

Scholarship Application Deadline: January 14th, 2011

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SPACEMASTER-Joint European Master in Space Science and Technology, Europe

Erasmus Mundus scholarships will be awarded to students and scholars for each of the five Rounds of SpaceMaster beginning 2010-2014. The scholarships are available for EU and non-EU students. The number of scholarships for each Round will be defined by the EU Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA).

* EM scholarship amount for Category A* is 32000 EUR (after deduction of the tuition fees for 2 years) and includes:
o contribution to travel, installation and any other type of costs of 8000 EUR for two years of studies;
o monthly allowance of 1000 EUR during 22 study months and 2 months internship at a partner university or associate member during the first year
* EM scholarship amount for Category B** is 15000 EUR (after deduction of the tuition fees for 2 years) and includes:
o mobility grant of 3000 EUR for travel to a Third Country partner university;
o monthly allowance of 500 EUR during 22 study months and 2 months internship at a partner university or associate member during the first year

* Category A: students who come from a country other than an EU Member State, Iceland, Liechtenstein or Norway and who are not residents nor have carried out their main activity (studies, training or work) for more than a total of 12 months over the last five years in one of these countries
** Category B: students who do not fulfill the Category A criteria

Erasmus Mundus Application Limit
Do notice that for the academic year 2011-12, there is a maximum limit of THREE applications per student for Erasmus Mundus Masters Courses, according to the latest Call for Proposals (EAC/04/09). In the case that a student applies to more than three EM Courses he/she will be excluded from the selection for an Erasmus Mundus Scholarship.

Additional Scholarships

* During the second study year, the Consortium provides Erasmus mobility grants for all students who do not have the Erasmus Mundus scholarship from the Consortium and who fulfill the requirements for the grant. Requirements and information about the grant are available here:

* Students from ESA Member States may receive support from the European Space Agency, Directorate of Human Space Flight (pdf, web info)
* Applicants from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden may be eligible for for scholarships from NORDTEK:
Scholarship Application Deadline: 17 January 2011
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