The Erasmus Mundus consortium is offering Scholarships for the Master in Education Policies for Global Development(GLOBED) in 2020.

The Master in Education Policies for Global Development (GLOBED) aims to set new standards as an international Master in the field of globalization, education and international development.The GLOBED has recently been awarded an Erasmus+ grant by the European Commission for the period 2018-2024, following the previous grant awarded for the period 2014-2019.

The GLOBED project is funded by the European Commission (under the Erasmus Lifelong Learning Programme) and is being developed by a consortium of four European Universities. The consortium includes the Globalisation, Education and Social Policies research group from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, as the coordinating institution; the College of Social Sciences from the University of Glasgow, the Department of Political Sciences from the University of Bremen; and the Department of Educational Sciences from the University of Cyprus.

Worth of Award

Erasmus Mundus Scholarships are fully funded


  • Copy of a valid passport.
  • An up-to-date Europass CV, presenting the skills and qualifications of the candidates in a clear way *CV’s submitted on another format will not be considered.
  • Certified copies of diplomas and transcripts in the original language as well as certified English translations detailing subjects studied (ECTS or hours), grade per subject and overall grade.
  • Proficiency in English may be certified by one of the following SELT:
    – TOEFL: score of at least 577 (paper-based test) or 90 with a writing score of at least 24 in the writing section (internet-based test);
    – Cambridge Proficiency Examination Advanced Certificate: at least pass at grade C or better;
    – IELTS: at least 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in each element and 7.5 in the writing section.
  • Check specific section for language proficiency waivers.
  • Check FAQ’s section if you cannot deliver the SELT on due time.
  • Certificates greater than two years will not be considered.
  • A letter of motivation explaining your background and reasons for applying to the programme (maximum one page).
  • Recommender details. Students must submit a letter with the contact details (full name, position and e-mail) of two faculty members or job supervisors whom GLOBED may contact at any time.
  • A short essay on a topic proposed by the Academic Board.EXTRA DOCUMENTATION REQUIRED ONLY FOR ERASMUS+ SCHOLARSHIP APPLICANTS
  • – For all students: A declaration of no previous EMMC grant or no parallel EU funding.
    – Only for Partner country students: A declaration stating that you have not lived and carried out main activities (studies, work etc.) for more than a total of 12 months over the last five years in a Programme Country.

How to Apply

  • Admissions to Erasmus+ J.M.D GLOBED are centrally administered by the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Qualitative assessment of the candidates is performed jointly by the four consortium universities.
  • Step 1: Create a UAB ID Number.
  • In case you already studied or applied to any study programme at the UAB, you will already have a UAB ID Number. In case you don’t, please fill in the data asked at the following link. Be careful, data asked begins at the bottom of the page.
  • Step 2: Select “Erasmus Mundus Master in Education Policies for Global Development (GLOBED)” in the Application Portal.
  • Step 3: Fill in your personal and academic details in the relevant sections.
  • Step 4: Scan the necessary personal and academic documents and attach them to your application.
  • The documents should be attached in pdf format (4 MB maximum).
  • Further instructions for the Essay on a topic proposed by the Academic Board can be found in this document.
  • For students asking for an English Language proficiency waiver or for students who still cannot submit their English Certificate.
  • For Erasmus+ Scholarship applicants: please use this sample for the declaration/s to be submitted.
  • Step 5: Download a document confirming your application for admission has been made.

Deadline: Applications close on February 11, 2020.


Click here for more details and to apply

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