Where can I go ?
Experience abroad is an essential part of the Erasmus Mundus doctoral experience.
are many qualified international institutions where you can carry out your
research and get supervised by leading scholars, whichgives you a fantastic
global network for your future academic career.
- Each Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctorate is offered by a diverse group of European
institutions, sometimes also including non-European institutions.
- Your study
path will depend on the institutions offering that specific Joint Doctorate, as
well as on a match between research interests and projects offered by these
individual institutions. This means that you
cannot first choose the countries/institutions where you would like to study and then the
- Check out the Joint Doctorate website(s) to find out which
institutions are offering that research programme.
Note that doctoral 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. These
two countries must be different from the country in which the doctoral
candidate obtained his/her last university degree.
programmes include summer schools or research internships at partner
institutions and laboratories, which enhance the diversity of academic and
practical skills gained during the programme.
Maria (a Spanish doctoral candidate) is enrolled in the Joint Doctorate
Programme in Forest and Nature for Society, offered by a consortium of seven European partner institutions, i.e. University of
Copenhagen, Denmark; The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden;
Bangor University, UK; Dresden University, Germany; University of Göttingen,
Germany; AgroParisTech, France; University of Padova, Italy. As part of the doctoral programme, she will
study in two of the partner institutions (University of Copenhagen,
Denmark and University of Padova, Italy),
based on her research project.