European Commission fellowships are available for exceptional
European candidates and cover participation fees, travel and a monthly
candidates can apply for a fellowship in the category B - "European students".
- All students
that come from a country of the European Union or an EEA-EFTA State
(Iceland, Norway, and Liechtenstein) or
that either are residents or have carried out their main activity (study,
work, etc.) for more than a total of 12 months over the last five years
(as of Feb 28th, 2013) in one of these countries
- students who
have benefitted from an Erasmus Mundus Master Course/ Erasmus+ Joint
Master Degree scholarship.
selection criteria for fellowships depend on each programme. Contact the coordinators/administrators
of your chosen programme(s) to get more information.
details, as well as information for non-EU candidates, click
What do fellowships cover?
European candidates cover:
- A monthly
gross salary of 2 800 € (before deduction of any taxes or contributions),
if an employment contract is foreseen by the Joint Doctorate. Should an
employment contract not be foreseen, you would receive a monthly stipend
of 1 400 €. Please check the programmes’ websites for further information.
- Fixed contribution
to the travel, installation and any other types of cost of 3 000 €, only
if the Joint Doctorate includes mobility towards a non-European
costs (tuition fees, supervision fees) and insurance
details, as well as information for non-European candidates, click
How can I apply for a fellowship?
You can apply for
a European Commission fellowship directly when you apply for a Joint Doctorate,
by stating it in the application. You do not need to apply for a fellowship
Fellowships rules and requirements:
candidates need to carry out their research in at least two of the
institutions/ research centres offering the Joint Doctorate, these being
located in at least two different countries. Note that these two countries must
be different from the country in which the doctoral candidate has obtained
his/her last university degree.
awarded exclusively for a full-time enrolment in one specific Joint Doctorate.
Other courses and funding possibilities in Europe
Apart from European
Commission fellowships, Joint Doctorates often offer alternative sources of
funding (national, regional, local, etc.) for enrolled students. You can
explore these alternative funding opportunities by consulting the website of
the Joint Doctorate you are interested in, as well as the "Study in
Europe" website. This provides a range of useful information for students
and links to courses, universities and national agencies.http://ec.europa.eu/education/study-in-europe/index_en.html
can also visit the following website that brings together information on
scholarships offered by national and regional authorities, as well as private
sources of financing:http://www.scholarshipportal.eu