About Erasmus Scholarships
If you’ve read our previous article covering the Erasmus+ EU Grant Program, then you probably have a little idea of what Erasmus is. For those of you who have not come across the name Erasmus, Erasmus is a scholarship program initiated by the European Union (EU) providing multiple scholarship opportunities, for admissions in European universities, to students all around the world. The Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters Degrees Program, more commonly known as the (EMJMD), is an integrated or joint form of multiple different scholarship programs at a higher level i.e., Masters level. The EMJMD is stretched across and offered at numerous European universities including German universities to Master’s level students around the globe.
The Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degrees offered from German Universities
The Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degrees Program offers quite a few scholarship programs to German universities, covering a wide range of academic disciplines and subject areas for the Master’s level. A complete list of German Scholarship programs offered by numerous German universities is provided below:
- European Masters in Embedded Computing Systems (EMECS)
Official website: https://emecs.eit.uni-kl.de/
The EMECS is a two-year Master’s program designed for bachelor graduates from Computer Science, Computer Engineering, and other disciplines of the sort so they can Master the field of Embedded Computing Systems. The EMJMD program covers the costs of program tuition and even health insurance. Monthly living allowances are also included in addition to travel costs. German universities offering scholarships in this course are;
- Technische Universität Kaiserslautern (TUK), Germany
- Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Norway
- University of Southampton (UoS), Southampton, UK
- Politecnico di Torino (POLITO), Italy
- Universidade Federal Do Rio Grande Do Sul (UFRGS), Brazil
2. International Law of Global Security, Peace and Development (ILGSPD)
Official Website: (https://www.gla.ac.uk/postgraduate/erasmusmundus/ilgspd/)
The ILGSPD program, starting from September 2022, is a full-time Master’s degree program of 24 months. This unique program makes good use of the expertise of nine European partner Higher Education institutions and a global network of 27 Associate Partners, which include international institutes, esteemed universities, research centers, NGOs, and law firms from all over the world. In this program, the students will have to spend their first term in Glasgow and their second term in Barcelona, where they will be pursuing the courses of International Law and International Relations of Global Security, Peace, and Development. In their third term, however, the students will be splitting into groups of lesser students to pursue their studies in the subjects they are interested in.
3. International Master in Innovative Medicine (IMIM)
Official Website: (https://www.innovativemedicine.eu/)
The EMJMD IMIM program allows its participants to grow and excel in the field of translational biomedical research and industry. This double degree program, just like all other EMJMD programs, is also of 24 months duration is arranged mutually by seven exceptional university Partner Institutions. IMIM emphasizes translational medical sciences by strengthening academic-private sector relationships and incorporating Entrepreneurship & Innovation training. The three European degree-awarding partner universities are
- University of Groningen (the Netherlands, coordinator)
- Heidelberg University (Germany)
- Uppsala University (Sweden)
4. International Master of Science in Rural Development (IMRD)
Official Website: (https://www.imrd.ugent.be/)
The IMRD joint MSc degree offers students a chance at learning advanced theories and strategies on agricultural policy, rural development, and economics from an international viewpoint. The IMRD has been put together by 14 universities teaching Agricultural Economics and other related subjects.
5. International Master of Science in Soils and Global Change (IMSOGLO):
Official Website: (https://imsoglo.eu/)
The ongoing EMJMD program of International Masters of Science in Soils and Global Change (IMSOGLO) focuses on the domain of Science of Soils and Global Change. The studies conducted at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU) and (UGOE) focused on the relation between globalization, rural development, and other soil-related problems, as well as how the use of sustainable land can help protect the soils and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
6. Interdisciplinary Mathematics (InterMaths):
Official Website: (https://www.intermaths.eu/erasmus-mundus)
The Interdisciplinary Mathematics program offered at the German University; Hamburg University of Technology is a recently introduced program offered till the end of the year 2026.
The InterMaths program is designed to meet the demands of the advanced research in European Enterprises (in this case German Enterprises) which offers the students to enhance their skills in the fields of Mathematical Modelling and Simulation. The EMJMD program, InterMath, is offered with a special focus on Biomedical Sciences and Industrial Engineering and helps the participants prepare for a career in Research and even Private Enterprises.
Stay tuned for more information regarding other EMJMD programs and opportunities offered at German universities.
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7. NEURASMUS: European Masters in Neuroscience
With new challenges arising every day in the field of Neuroscience and new discoveries being made, it is crucial that more and more people study this field and upgrade our limited knowledge of the world of Neuroscience. The Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree program allows you to do just that and helps you achieve your dream in the field of Neuroscience by offering you the opportunity to study through Neurasmus. Neurasmus is a 24-month program for students who are interested in studying in a multicultural environment and earning about the brain! The German university, University of Gӧttingen offers you the MSc. Or Ph.D. in Nuerasmus and accepts students with a bachelor’s degree in biosciences, psychology, medicine, and other related subjects.
You can read more about this scholarship and program from its official website
Official Website: (https://www.neurasmus.u-bordeaux.fr/)
8. NOHA EMJMD Program in International Humanitarian Action
The Joint Master’s Degree Program in International Humanitarian Action is put forward for those looking to pursue their career in the area of humanitarian action. NOHA is a consolidated Interdisciplinary and Multidisciplinary Master’s program that offers excellent education and professional competencies. NOHA includes five modules scattered across four semesters:
- Intensive Program,
- Foundation Period,
- Specialization Period,
- Contextualization Period and
- Research Period (Master Thesis).
Check out this official link https://nohanet.org/masters to find more about the NOHA joint entry requirements, admission criteria, application procedure, and participation costs.
9. Plant Health in Sustainable Cropping Systems
Plant Health Management is increasingly becoming one of the most predominant areas to work upon. With the increasing world population and deteriorating quality of land, Plant Health in Sustainable Systems program will help educate students to master new developments and technologies in plant health management. The research partners for this program will contribute to the teaching program, host the students during their Master’s thesis, and provide career opportunities. The study program in the first year will be offered with the content in English by the German University of Göttingen, to offer the full range of knowledge in biology and agronomy essential to comprehend crop production systems and manage crop protection.
You can read more about this scholarship and program from its official website:
Official Website: https://planthealth.upv.es/web/
10. European Masters in Translational Cosmetic and Dermatological Sciences (EMOTION)
The Translational Cosmetic and Dermatological Sciences program offered by the EMJMD, EMOTION, is a two-year double degree program that trains the future R&D leaders in the dermatological and derma cosmetic field. In this program scholarships that cover tuition fees and living costs are available both for students all around the world. Courses will be taught in English and students will study in at least two of the partner universities. In the final semester, the students will have to perform their thesis work either in industry or academia.
You can read more about this scholarship and program from its official website:
Official Website: (http://www.emotion-master.eu/)
11. International Masters of Science in Sustainable and Innovative Natural Resource Management
The SINReM cultivates a new variety of professionals focused on developing technology and engineering and re-inventing the value chain for more sustainability. Students that have graduated from SINReM have an entrepreneurial mindset and creative problem-based technology development skills. The German university TU Bergakademie Freiberg offers the SINReM program to students from all over the world, supported by a range of non-academic as well as non-European academic partners, active in mining and geo-resource exploration, chemical, environmental, and recycling technology and development of sustainable materials. The graduates of the SINReM program obtain the joint degree “International Master of Science in Sustainable and Innovative Natural Resource Management”.
You can read more about this scholarship and program from its official website. Official Website: (https://sinrem.eu/)
12. Erasmus Mundus Masters in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
The two-year program of Masters in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology aims to teach the students the power to work, communicate and think across the boundaries of traditional scientific disciplines. This program, offered at outstanding universities, provides the students access to top-notch infrastructure for Nanotechnology research and development and opportunities for students nearing graduation to continue their study with a Ph.D. In order to avail this program, the students should have a Bachelor’s degree in Physics, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Electrical Engineering, or Materials Science with a proven background in mathematics and physics or chemistry. Follow the link provided above for more information regarding the EMM NANO program.
Official Website: (https://www.emm-nano.org/)
13. Erasmus Mundus Masters Journalism, Media, and Globalization (Mundus Journalism)
The Erasmus Mundus Joint Master’s in Journalism, Media, and Globalization is a two-year program, offering a joint Erasmus Mundus Masters of Arts degree in Journalism Media and Globalization. Media, journalism, and Globalization. This program is an amazing experience for the students as it allows them to combine academic and theoretical knowledge with their journalistic skills. At Mundus Journalism, you will have a chance to study at some of the leading universities in at least two European countries, work with top researchers in the fields of media, political science, and journalism, and also secure an outstanding professional network for life.
Official website: (http://www.mundusjournalism.com/)
14. Erasmus Mundus Master Program in Evolutionary Biology:
The Master’s program in Evolutionary Biology (MEME), presented by the Erasmus Mundus Joint Master’s Degree Program is a two-year multidisciplinary program. The focus of this program is not only on how evolution has shaped life on our planet, but most importantly how understanding the principles of evolution, can provide new awareness and insights for modern-day challenges in fields like economics, medicine, ecology, physiology, behavior, genetics/genomics, bioinformatics, agriculture, and social sciences.
The University of Munich, Germany offers you the chance to do your study and research in exhilarating environments with motivating and inspiring teachers. During this program, the University of Munich hosts the students for their second semester along with Montpellier. The MEME program requires the students to spend at least one semester at two different partner universities, for which they are awarded double degrees.
Official Website: (https://www.evobio.eu/)
15. Masters of Science in European Forestry
The Erasmus Mundus Joint Master’s of Science in European Forestry is a program that is the result of a collaboration of numerous European universities as well as partner universities to offer joint study modules and provide a variety of internships placements to the students. The main aim of the MSc EF program is to educate experts who have a thorough grasp of and concept of sustainable forest bio-economy as well as of European business culture. Students who graduated from the MSc EF program, are able to work in multicultural environments, with the most up-to-date knowledge on forest management and bio-economy and policy-making in Europe. The University of Freiburg, Germany offers this program
Official Website: (http://www.europeanforestry.eu/)
16. Agricultural, Food, and Environmental Policy Analysis
The Master’s program for Agricultural, Food and Environmental Analysis offers a two-year academic syllabus with advanced theoretical-methodological courses in economics and field courses in five regional fields which are:
1) Agri-food and Trade Policy,
2) Environmental and Natural Resource Policy,
3) Agribusiness and Market Analysis,
4) Food Consumption Research, and
5) Development Policy.
The program counters the increasing need to understand and foretell the various socio-economic and environmental effects of the policies, that are targeted to the agricultural and food sector as well as the rural environment, either in a functioning market economy like the European Union or in economies in developing countries around the world.
Official Website: (http://www.afepa.eu)
17. Electric Vehicle Propulsion & Control
The Electric Vehicle Propulsion and Control Program, also known as E-PiCo is a joint master program implemented and supported by four main European institutions. This program offered at the University of Kiel, Germany, is developed to train students in the field of e-mobility to enhance their skills and allow them to work towards an ecological transition. The E-PiCo program is going to help in contributing to the European Commission goal by increasing the electric vehicle sales in Europe to increase the challenge for competitors and new companies in the market.
Official Website: (https://master-epico.ec-nantes.fr/)
EuroAquae+ is a Masters program that offers a hi-tech learning experience on the use of hydro-informatic tools for smart water management and provides a platform for stakeholders to interact and exchange on the idea of fostering the next generation of highly-skilled professionals in applied water resources management to provide solutions to the modern problems of water crisis, as well as the job market needs worldwide. This program is developed by a unique association uniting the leading international academic institutions and major world companies for water and IT domains.
Official Website: (https://master.euroaquae.eu)
19. Research and Innovation in Higher Education MARIHE:
The Erasmus Mundus Masters program for Research and Innovation in Higher Education in short (MARIHE) focuses on the management of higher education, research and innovation institutions. MARIHE is a four-semester Master’s program that teaches and enables the students to critically evaluate and employ managerial instruments and can turn policy advice into strategic management practice. They are also ready to articulate agendas and policies for the advancement of research, innovation, and entrepreneurship. Osnabrück University of Applied Sciences in Germany offers this program to students applying from all over the world.
Official Website: (http://www.marihe.eu/)
20. Global Markets, Local Creativities GLOCAL
GLOCAL is an Erasmus Mundus Joint Master’s Degree program that holds a network of four subjects that are; Economic & Social History, Business, History, and Economics, in five European and two non-European universities to provide a great interdisciplinary and international learning experience. With the help of this program, the students discover a variety of perspectives on the process and phenomenon of globalization and students with an extensive range of knowledge and forethought and interest in this subject, are able to expand their understanding of the process, impact, and responses to globalization. Apart from studying at GLOCAL universities, students will be given exposure to perspectives from international associate partners, who deliver specialist masterclasses and guest lectures and make huge contributions to the annual summer school.
Official Website: (http://globallocal-erasmusmundus.eu/)