Applications are open for the Erasmus Mundus JMD Masters Scholarship on Nuclear Physics. The Master Course is offered by a consortium of 8 partner universities in Spain, France and Italy, with the participation of 16 research institutions/companies as associated partners in Spain, France, Italy, Germany and Switzerland (CERN).

It is co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union. There will be 16 Erasmus + Scholarships per edition of the Master Course. Out of these, 12 will be for partner country students and 4 for programme country students.

NuPhys is a 2-years Erasmus+: Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree programme in Nuclear Physics (120 ECTS). The programme will start in 2017-2018 as an Erasmus Mundus / Erasmus+ Master Course  of the European Union. The Master Course is offered by a consortium of 8 partner universities in Spain, France and Italy, with the participation of 16 research institutions/companies as associated partners in Spain, France, Italy, Germany and Switzerland (CERN).

Worth of Award

The Master scholarships from the ERASMUS + program include:

  • Partner Country scholarships:
  • Contribution to travel, installation and any other type of costs: up to € 3500 per year for travel & installation costs for scholarship holder resident in a partner country.
  • Contribution to subsistence costs (for both Programme and Partner Country scholarship holders): € 1000 / month for the entire duration of the EMMC study programme (24 months maximum)
  • Contribution to participation costs: € 6000 for the entire duration of the EMMC study programme (24 months) (this will cover mainly the inscription costs in the Master)

Programme Country scholarships:

  • Contribution to travel, installation and any other type of costs: up to € 1000 per year per scholarship holder resident in a Programme Country for travel & installation costs
  • Contribution to subsistence costs (for both Programme and Partner Country scholarship holders): € 1000 / month for the entire duration of the EMMC study programme (24 months maximum)
  • Contribution to participation costs: € 6000 for the entire duration of the EMMC study programme (24 months) (this will cover mainly the inscription costs in the Master)

Contribution to subsistence costs will not be given to:

  • Scholarship holders for the EMMc periods (study/research/placements:thesis preparation) spent in their country of residence;
  • Partner Country scholarship holders for the EMMC periods exceeding three months (i;e the equivalent of  15 ECTS credits) spent in any Partner Country.

Eligibility

  • Students can apply for an Erasmus Mundus scholarship to the Erasmus Mundus Action 1 joint programme (EMMC) of their choice but the number of applications must be limited to maximum three different joint programmes (EMMC and EMJD together).
  • Each project may give rise to the award of only one EU grant to any student for the same joint course over the length of the course concerned.
  • The amount of the full-study scholarship will be the same for the third country master students (Partner Countries) than for European master students (Programme Countries). More specifically:
  • Partner Countries scholarships  can be awarded to third-country masters students selected by EMMC consortia who come from a country other than one of the 28 EU member states, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Turkey and the Former Yougoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) 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 these countries.
  • Students benefiting from an EMMC scholarship cannot benefit from another EU grant while pursuing their Erasmus Mundus masters studies.Programme Countries scholarships can be awarded to European masters students selected by EMMC consortia as well as to any masters students selected by EMMC consortia who do not fulfill the Partner Countries criteria defined above.Students from the 28 European Union member states, Liechtenstein, Norway, Turkey and the Former Yougoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) should select this category.
  • Scholarship candidates must have already obtained a first higher education degree or demonstrate a recognized equivalent level of learning according to national legislation and practices.
  • Individuals who have already benefited from an EMMC scholarship are not eligible for a second scholarship in order to follow the same or another EMMC.
  • Students fulfilling the eligibility criteria for both categories– e.g. students with a double nationality – must select the Category of their choice. As a result, they are entitled to apply only to one of the two categories of scholarship at a time.
  • EMMC students scholarships are awarded exclusively for a full-time enrolment in one of the course editions.
  • Without prejudice to high academic standards, the Consortium shall respect the following basic criteria when selecting students for an Erasmus Mundus scholarship: No more than two of the students selected for an Erasmus Mundus scholarchip should have the same nationality.
  • Partner Country scholarships can be awarded to masters students selected by EMMC consortium who come from a country other than an eligible applicant country and who are not resident nor have carried out their main activity (studies, work, etc.) for more than a total of 12 months over the last five years in one of these countries.
  • Programme Country scholarships can be awarded to any masters students selected by EMMC consortium coming from: any of the 28 EU Member States, EEA-EFTA States (Iceland, Liechtenstein & Norway), Turkey and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM).

How to Apply

Deadline: Application for scholarships in the NuPhys program will be open until February 28th, 2018

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