Latest Erasmus Mundus Joint Master International Educational Grant in Astrophysics and Space Science, 2022

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Application deadline: June 6th, 2022

Course starting date: September 15th, 2022

Course duration: 2 years (120 ECTS credits)

Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Scholarship is one of the most yearly anticipated scholarships. Grab this opportunity to turn your dreams into reality by pitching for this offer!

The European Union is funding the Erasmus Mundus Joint Master International Educational grants and is delighted to offer academic grants in Astrophysics and Space Science to all international students who want to commence studies.

The Masters course is open to students of all nationalities and is jointly offered by a Consortium of 4 Universities:

  • the University of Rome “Tor Vergata” (Italy),
  • the University of Belgrade (Serbia),
  • the University of Bremen (Germany),
  • the Université Côte d’Azur (France)

Available Subjects for Erasmus Mundus Joint Master

The scholarship will be awarded in Astrophysics and Space Science.

Selection Criteria for Erasmus Mundus Joint Master International Educational Grant:

  • Best graded students of any nationality with a certified good knowledge of English, who hold a recognized Bachelor’s degree in Astronomy, Astrophysics, Physics, Mathematics, Computing Science, Space Engineering, or closely related fields.
  • Or another recognized degree from accredited higher education institutions that certifies an equivalent amount of learning in the same fields, quantified as three years of university studies corresponding to at least 180 credits in the European Credit Transfer System, and that allows access to second-cycle programmes at the Master level in the higher education system within which the degree was obtained.
  • Or to be expected to obtain a Bachelor’s Degree in the above-mentioned fields by the end of May of the starting year of the master’ Course.
  • To possess an academic transcript of records that demonstrates the fulfillment of the following minimum requirements concerning the acquired knowledge in Mathematics and Physics:
  • Mathematical Knowledge: Linear Algebra, Mathematical Analysis in one or several variables, Linear operators
  • Physics Knowledge: Basic knowledge of classic and modern Physics, Mechanics, Thermodynamics, and Electromagnetism; Elements of Quantum Mechanics, Special Relativity, and Nuclear Physics; basic knowledge of geometrical and wave Optics.
  • Skills in the lab. Activities, experimental physics data analysis, and programming.

Application procedures

The selection of students is primarily based on excellence.

Full information about the MASS programme, the application form, and detailed instructions on how to apply can be found on the web-site: https://www.master-mass.eu

Applications are accepted until June6th, 2022.

The contact e-mail for inquiries is: info@master-mass.eu .

Documents Needed for Application

  • The completed and signed application form;
  • A copy of the Bachelor’s degree or an official statement specifying the expected date of the same, if not yet obtained;
  • The academic transcripts of records, including an explanation of the grade scale;
  • A description of relevant attended course modules that reports for each module the title, the syllabus, the grade obtained, and the number of ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) credits or the number of hours;
  • An up-to-date CV (curriculum vitæ, resume), which includes a list of publications (if any), the title and summary of the Bachelor’s thesis (if applicable), a description of extra-curricular activities that are related to astrophysics and space science (if any), and skills acquired (e.g., computer/ programming skills).
  • A cover/motivation letter (max. 1000 words) demonstrating the consistency between the Programme objectives and the applicant’s motivation, academic/professional background, and professional project(s).
  • A scan of the passport (a scan of the national ID will be accepted conditionally if the applicant does not have a passport at the time of the application);
  • One of the certificates of English language proficiency (if applicable) is listed in the language prerequisites.
  • Two recommendation letters. The applicants should provide the email addresses of two university professors who are willing to submit recommendation letters to support their application.

Entry Requirements

Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in Astronomy, Astrophysics, Physics, Mathematics, Computing Science, Space Engineering, or related fields.

English Language Criteria

  • Applicants must have to meet one of the following proofs of English proficiency:
  • Cambridge B2 First (previously known as Cambridge English: First, FCE) or higher level Cambridge certificates
  • “International English Language Testing System” (IELTS) Academic test, minimum “Band 6” and not more than two years old
  • Internet-based (iBT) TOEFL with a minimum score of 72 points and not more than two years old
  • TOEFL Essentials with a minimum overall band score of 8 and not more than two years old
  • UNIcert level “II”
  • B2 according to the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR)
  • Native English speakers are exempted from providing such proof.

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