How to apply | Online applications only
Timing – Cohort 2021–2023
Opening of the application platform: October 2021
Application deadline: End of January 2022
Interviews (applicants must plan to be available during that period): March 2022
Selection results: End of March 2022
Students – National or International – must provide a set of information and scanned documents. It is important to note that the application procedure takes time (in particular to get the recommendation letters) and should thus be anticipated.
Students should not send their details and documents by email.
When the call is opened, the applicants must fill the following online form.
(In case you have a problem to log in the application form after creating your account, try to click on the top-left logos or log out and log in once again).
Possibly using the Europass format (not mandatory).
The scanned copy of an original diploma shall prove successful completion of a tertiary degree corresponding to at least 180 ECTS (bachelor/master/PhD).
Candidates who plan to graduate by the 31st of July can apply. They can be provisionally accepted. They will be required to provide copies of their degree certificates by the 31st of August.
At application stage, they must provide a sworn statement stating when they expect to receive their degree (by using this form (odt, docx).
If your degree is not issued in English, a translation in English is needed (please write the degree title in English in the description). If you do not have an official translation, you can upload a non-official translation along with the original diploma. If you are pre-selected for the course, an official translation will be required.
Electronic (scanned) version of all higher education academic records in their original version (academic transcripts to the above-mentioned diplomas, including all completed courses at the time of application, not only those of the current year). If your transcripts are not issued in English, a translation in English is needed. If you do not have an official translation, you can upload a non-official translation along with the original diploma. If you are pre-selected for the course, an official translation will be required.
Documents should be accompanied by a (possibly certified/official) translation in English. Please note that all selected students will have to provide a certified (legally attested) translation in the English language by June 10 at the latest.
The academic records shall evidence that the student owns a minimum of 24 ECTS (or equivalent) in economics and 6 ECTS in statistics or econometrics. They shall also evidence that the minimum requirements (as stated in the “Admission requirements” section, above) are fulfilled for the chosen Major(s)/Minor(s).
Applicants are also encouraged to provide their diploma supplement, if they have one.
Proof of English proficiency (provided no later than June 10) is required except for English native speakers or for applicants who have a higher education degree entirely taught in English (in this case, or if your test is not available by the submission deadline, please submit a sworn statement, using this form (odt, docx).
The following tests and minimum scores are accepted: TOEFL (Computer-based: 237; Paper version: 580; Internet version: 87 or above), IELTS (6.5, academic version); Cambridge Proficiency Examination ©, Cambridge Advanced English Test (B), CERF (B2). If you have a Graduate Record Examination (GRE) with a General Test score of at least 450 for verbal reasoning, 4.1 for analytical writing, and 650 for quantitative reasoning, it can be considered a proof of your proficiency in English.
Non mandatory proof of French, Italian or German proficiency.
The statement of purpose should not be more than 500 words. It should highlight the applicant’s motivations for applying to EPOG+ Master’s programme, any relevant academic and work experience, and future career plans. The statement will also indicate the Major(s)/Minor(s), the applicant wish to choose (and order of preference).
The two recommendation letters shall be issued by teachers/professors or job supervisors. They shall assess explicitely the student’s ability to follow the EPOG+ Master’s programme.
The reference letter should include: date of issue, name, institution, position, signature, official stamp (if available) and contact details (phone number and email) of the person/institution recommending the student.
The scanned copy of a (valid) passport is to attest the nationality of the student. Applicants with multiple nationalities must provide the copy of the passport corresponding to the nationality they are applying with. Citizens from the EU (only) can use their ID as proof of nationality.
Students applying for an Erasmus Mundus scholarship shall provide a proof of place of residence including your name, your address, date of issue.
The proof should have been issued no more than 12 months before the scholarship application deadline. It can be on of the following documents:
certificate or confirmation letter from the applicant’s place of work, study or training issued by the employer or institution in question;
receipt of the tax payment, residential rental agreement or employment contract;
confirmation from your flat owner, that you are living on this address;
invoice (e.g. from your electricity or water provider).
Students must also provide this sworn statement (odt, docx) filled and signed, attesting in particular the accuracy of the information concerning the applicant’s place of residence in the past five years.
All these documents have to be uploaded in the Attachments section of the application form. Please do not send them by email.