Frequently Asked Questions
1.- I have not a passport, could I change this document to another one like ID card or birth certificate?
You can not change the copy of your passport to another document; it is the only valid document to identify you.
2.- In my University the studies are in English (or half of the instruction is in English), do I have to send the English certificate?
In this case you need to send to us any official document by your university where is stated that your studies were in English or part of them were in English.
3.- ¿Where is the letter on conformity with the call guidelines?
You can download the letter in the next link: http://www.emtccm.org/tccm-em/application-form-erasmus-mundus-scholarships-non-eu-students or http://www.emtccm.org/tccm-em/application-form-erasmus-mundus-scholarships-eu-students depending of your application. In both cases point seven of the list of documents.
4.- In the webform there is a question that says: Do you comply with the 12-month rule for Category A/B students?
If you have spent more than 12 month in one of the European Country along the last five years, you only can apply to category B. So in the application form for this category the question must be answered: YES.
If you haven’t spent more than 12 month in one of the European Country along the last five years, you only can apply to category A scholarship (at least you are European but you don not live in Europe, in this case you can chose between the categories). So in the application form this question must be answered: YES.
5.- In the webform there is a question that says: Do you intend to apply for an EM grant to more than 3 EM Action 1 programme?
According to European regulation for Erasmus mundus programs Action 1: 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 (EM Master Course and EM Joint Doctorate together). This mean that if you apply for more than 3 EM programs your application will be rejected. So if not your intention do it this question must be answered NO
6.- In the application form there is an option called type of application ¿What is the use?
There are two ways to apply for the master. The first one is a petition of admission and scholarship which means that you are applying for the scholarship. The second one is admission which means you have your own financing and you only want to join the master.
7.- ¿When are contacted my referees?
Your referees are contacted in the case that we need more information about you, for example you have the same points that other students. In this situation we will contact with the referees to know more about the students and their backgrounds.
8.- ¿What is the language of the master?
The official language of the master is English but the institution has the option to choice the language of the lessons because the students have to learn a second European language.
Lessons in the local language /English
Institutions from Toulouse, Porto and Perugia.
Lessons in English
Institutions from: Groningen, Leuven, Madrid and Valencia.
9.- I have not finished my studies, could I apply to the master?
Students who have not finished their bachelor can apply but they must be sure to obtain their degree before the beginning of the master.
10.- I was a beneficiary of an EM grant (Action 1); could I apply to another scholarship now?
You can not, according with the European regulation: Individuals who have already benefited from an EM scholarship (Action1) are not eligible for a second scholarship in order to follow the same or another EM (Action1).
11.- I was chosen for an EM scholarship (Action1) but I never was beneficiary, Could I apply to another EM scholarship (Action1)?
If you never received any payment of the EM scholarship (Action1), you can apply for another EM scholarship (Action1).
12.- It is the moment to read my thesis, what language should I read it?
The student must agree this point with your local supervisor.