Erasmus Mundus Scholarship for IMETE Programme in Europe 2020

Erasmus Mundus is offering scholarships for the International Master of Science in Environmental Technology and Engineering (IMETE) in 2020.

This is a Joint Master Degree Programme, taught in English, bringing together students and scholars from all over the world. In IMETE, you will become part of a new generation of environmental scientists. As a graduate, you will be able to design and apply state-of-the-art environmental technology and engineering solutions to tackle today’s global environmental problems.

You will study two years at three leading European universities in 3 different European countries: Ghent University (Belgium), IHE Delft Institute for Water Education (The Netherlands), and the University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague (Czech Republic).

IMETE also allows you to visit any of the numerous associated partners from all over the world for thesis research. These partners also contribute to the programme through visiting scholars and researchers. Once graduated, you obtain a joint degree from the 3 universities and are an “International Master of Science in Environmental Technology and Engineering”.

As a graduate of IMETE you are ready for a  professional career in:

  • the private sector (environmental technological applications in different domains),
  • the research sector (applied research at universities or research institutions, or in-company research), or
  • the public sector (consulting in local, regional and (inter)national administrations, defining and implementing environmental policy for sustainable development).

The IMETE programme takes two years to complete and starts yearly in September at UCT in Prague. In February of the next year students move to Delft, the Netherlands and in September students move to Gent. Finally, in February of the 3rd year, students start their thesis research at one of the three academic institutions or at an associated partner.

Worth of Award

The scholarships include the following:

  • the students’ participation costs (including the tuition, library and laboratory costs, full insurance coverage and any other mandatory costs related to the students’ participation in the Master);
  • a contribution to student travel and installation costs;
  • a monthly subsistence allowance for the entire duration of the EMJMD study programme.

Contribution to the travel and installation costs

  • 1000 EUR per year per scholarship holder resident of a programme country for travel costs
  • 2000 EUR per year for travel costs + 1000 EUR for installation costs for scholarship holder resident of a partner country whose location is situated at less than 4.000 km from IHE Delft, The Netherlands
  • 3000 EUR per year for travel costs + 1000 EUR for installation costs for scholarship holder resident of a partner country whose location is situated at 4.000 km  or more from IHE Delft, The Netherlands


The International Master in Environmental Technology and Engineering (IMETE) has the following admission requirements:

  • Proof that the applicant has successfully accomplished a first degree of higher education equivalent to a B.Sc. degree (equivalent to 180 credit points according to the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS)) with a good final mark as shown by a Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least B/B+ (US System) or a classification of at least 2nd upper (UK system), in one of the following subjects: pure or applied sciences (e.g., chemistry, biology, geology, civil or agricultural engineering, environmental or agricultural sciences, etc.). Sufficient academic knowledge of mathematics, physics and chemistry is an absolute requirement.
  • Evidence of qualification in one of the internationally-recognised English language tests.

How to Apply

  • You can apply online
  • Your Application must be complete for it to be reviewed by the Admissions Office. If your file is missing documents, you will be asked to submit them before it can be reviewed.

Deadline: Submission deadline for an Erasmus Mundus Scholarship application is  January 15, 2020 for applicants from Partner Countries and is 15 February 2020 for applicants from Programme Countries. ​Applications received after the submission deadline will be taken into consideration for academic admission, but not for Erasmus Mundus Scholarship. In those cases you need to submit your application before 15 May 2020.


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