Frequently asked questions

ERASMUS MUNDUS 2009 – 2013: Frequently-asked questions

A) Applicant- Student candidate, scholars

A1. How can individual candidates (students, scholars) interested in an Erasmus Mundus Action 1 scholarship/fellowship apply?

A2. To how many joint programmes can a student apply?

A3. Is there a single deadline for Category A and B student scholarships and doctoral candidate fellowships?

A4. What does the Erasmus Mundus scholarship cover?

A5. How are the student candidate “participation costs” calculated? How are they paid?

A6. Does the Erasmus Mundus Programme offer scholarships for part-time studies?

A7. Is it obligatory for a student candidate applying for an EM scholarship to have completed his/her previous degree before submitting his/her application?

A8. What is the minimum duration for scholarships of third-country scholars and European scholars?

A9. When and how will the student candidate be notified of the scholarship selection results?

A10. How can I be sure that my EM degree is recognised in a country that is not involved in the consortium where I study/studied?

A11. Students from which countries are considered as Category A students?

A12. Can I apply to both categories A and B if I have a double nationality?

A13. Can I do mobility/part of my thesis in an institution outside the consortium partners or in a country outside the consortium countries?


B) Beneficiary - Student candidate, scholars

B1. Can students candidates be selected for participation in the joint programme at a later stage and outside the main and reserve list?

B2. If a student has dropped out from the programme, can the Consortium ask for the reimbursement of the scholarship amount already received?

B3. Can a student candidate / scholar benefitting from an EM scholarship/fellowship benefit from other scholarships while performing his/her EM joint programme activities?

B4. What should a student do if he/she has a problem with the centralized insurance scheme?

B5. In cases of double, multiple or joint degrees, what is the country in which a student obtained his/her last degree?

B6. Is a student candidate allowed to work during the joint programme period and receive the scholarship at the same time?