Emship Scholarship Essays

What is Erasmus Mundus?

Erasmus Mundus is a European Union cooperation and mobility programme in the field of higher education. It aims to promote the European Union worldwide as a centre of excellence for learning and education.

What courses it is available? 

The programme supports top standard Master’s degree courses. A list of participating programmes can be found here.

Brief Description

A total of about 11,000 Erasmus Mundus scholarships are awarded. Graduates taking part in one of the selected Erasmus Mundus Master’s degree course programmes or academics teaching in one of the programmes can apply. Erasmus Mundus is intended both for nationals of non-EU countries doing a European Master’s course and for EU citizens, who will spend up to 3 months studying at a partner university in a third country.

Scholarship Funding

The funding is provided for the whole term of the Master’s course. While participants from non-EU countries spend their whole study visit at one of the selected Erasmus Mundus courses, participants from EU countries will generally only be financed for a 3-month visit to an institution in a third country. A list of answers to frequently asked questions about the programme is provided on this web page. A detailed description of the whole programme is provided on this web page.

Target Group

  • Higher education students wanting to complete their degree or students working on their Master thesis.
  • Doctoral candidates who require support for their doctoral thesis and doctoral candidates for postdoctoral studies.
  • Higher education teachers and academics.
  • Academic staff.

More information is provided here.

Number of Scholarships

Entire duration of the Master’s course
3 months

Scholarship Value
For students from third countries: 21,000.00 EUR per academic year: For visiting academics: 13,000.00 EUR.
For students from the EU: 3,100.00 EUR. For visiting academics: 13,000.00 EUR.

Application Requirements

A list of participating and approved degree programmes can be found here.

Application Deadline

A list of participating and approved degree programmes can be found here.

 List of all Erasmus Mundus Masters Courses (EMMCs)

Title of Masters CourseCourse Website
AFEPA – European Master in Agricultural, Food and  Environmental Policy Analysishttp://www.uclouvain.be/afepa
AGRIS MUNDUS – MSc in Sustainable Development in Agriculturehttp://www.agrismundus.eu
ALGANT – International integrated Master course in Algebra, Geometry and Number Theoryhttp://www.ALGANT.eu
AMASE – Joint European Master Programme on Advanced Materials Science and Engineeringhttp://www.amase-master.net/
ASTROMUNDUS – Astrophysicshttp://www.astromundus.eu
CEMACUBE – Common European Master’s course in Biomedical Engineeringwww.biomedicaltechnology.eu
CHOREOMUNDUS – International Master in Dance Knowledge, Practice and Heritagehttp://www.choreomundus.org/
CLE – Master/Laurea Specialistica en Cultures Littéraires Européenneshttp://www.cle.unibo.it/
COSSE – Computer Simulation For Science and engineeringhttp://www.kth.se/COSSE
DESEM – Erasmus Mundus MSc in Dependable Software Systemshttp://www.cs.nuim.ie/courses/desem/
ECOHYD – Erasmus Mundus Master of Science in Ecohydrologyhttp://www.ecohyd.org
EM SIE – Erasmus Mundus Masters in Special and Inclusive Educationhttp://www.roehampton.ac.uk
EM3E – Erasmus Mundus Master in Membrane Engineeringhttp://em3e.eu/
EMBC – Erasmus Mundus Master of Science in Marine Biodiversity and Conservationhttp://embc.marbef.org
EMCL – European Master’s Program in Computational Logichttp://www.emcl-study.eu/
EMDC – European Master in Distributed Computingwww.kth.se/emdc
EMDiReB – European Master in Diagnosis and Repair of Buildingshttp://www.emdireb.eu/
EMECC NURSING – Emergency and Critical Care Nursinghttp://masternursing.uniovi.es/
EMECS – European Master Embedded Computing Systemshttp://mundus.eit.uni-kl.de
EMFOL – Food of Lifehttp://www.emfoodoflife.eu/
EMGS – Global Studies – A European Perspectivehttp://www.uni-leipzig.de/gesi/emgs
EMIN – Erasmus Mundus Joint Master in Economics and Management of Network Industrieshttp://www.upcomillas.es/emin/
EMLE – European Master in Law and Economicswww.emle.org
EMMAPA – Erasmus Mundus Master in Adapted Physical Activitywww.erasmusmundus.be
EMMEP – Erasmus Mundus Minerals and Environmental Programmehttp://www.emmep.org/
EMMIR – European Master in Migration and Intercultural Reationshttp://www.emmir.org
EMM-Nano – Erasmus Mundus Master in Nanoscience and Nanotechnologyhttp://www.emm-nano.org
EMQAL – European Joint Master in Quality in Analytical Laboratorieshttp://cursos.ualg.pt/emqal
EM-SANF – Erasmus Mundus Master Course Sustainable Animal Nutrition and Feedinghttp://www.emsanf.eu/UK/
EMSD – European Master programme in Systems Dynamicswww.europeansystemdynamics.eu
EMSEP – European Masters in Sport and Exercise Psychologywww.jyu.fi/emsep
EMSHIP – European Education in Advanced Ship Designwww.emship.eu
EMTM – European Master in Tourism Managementwww.emtmmaster.net
EMTTLF – European Master’s in Transnational Trade Law Financehttp://www.transnational.
EU4M – European Union Master’s Course in Mechatronic and Micro-mechatronic Systemshttp://www.eu4m.eu
EUMAINE – European Master of Science in Nematologyhttp://www.eumaine.ugent.be/
EURHEO: European Masters in Engineering Rheologyhttp://eurheo.eu
EUROAQUAE – Euro Hydroinformatics and  Water Managementwww.euroaquae.org
EUROCULTURE – Europe in the Wider Worldhttp://www.euroculturemaster.org
EUROMIME – Master européen en Ingénierie des Médias pour l’Educationhttp://www.euromime.org
EUROPHILOSOPHIE – Philosophies allemande et française dans l’espace européenhttp://www.europhilosophie.eu/mundus/
EUROPHOTONICS – Master in Photonics Engineering, Nanophotonics and Biophotonicswww.europhotonics.org
EUROPUBHEALTH – European Public Health Masterhttp://www.europubhealth.org/
euSYSBIO  – erasmus Mundus Master’s Course in euSYSBIO Systems Biologywww.kth.se/eusysbio 
EWEM – European Wind Energy Masterhttp://www.windenergymaster.eu/
FAME – Functionalised Advanced Materials and Engineeringhttp://www.fame-master.com
FIPDes – Food Innovation and Product Designhttp://www.fipdes.eu
FloodR – Flood Risk Management (FloodRisk)http://www.unesco-ihe.org/
Food ID – European Master Food Identitywww.masterfoodidentity.com
FUSION-EP – European Master in Nuclear Fusion Science and Engineering Physicswww.em-master-fusion.org
GEM – Master of Science course in Geo-Information Science andwww.gem-msc.org
Earth Observation for Environmental Modelling and Management
GEMMA – Master’s Degree in Women’s and Gender Studieshttp://www.ugr.es/~gemma/
GeoTech – Master of Science in Geospatial Technologieshttp://mastergeotech.info/
GIM – MSc in Global Innovation Managementwww.globalinnovationmanagement.org/
GLITEMA – German Literature in the European Middle Ageshttp://glitema.up.pt
IM in NLP & HLT – International Masters in Natural Language Processing andhttp://mastermundusnlp-hlt.univ-fcomte.fr/
Human Language Technologyindex.htm
IMACS – International Master in Advanced Clay Sciencewww.master-imacs.org
IMEC – International Master in Early Childhood Education and Carewww.imec.hio.no
IMETE – International Master of Science in Environmental Technology and Engineeringwww.imete.ugent.be
IMFSE – International Master of Science in Fire Safety Engineeringwww.imfse.ugent.be 
IMHS – International Master in Horticultural Scienceswww.imahs.unibo.it
IMQP – International Master in Quaternary and Prehistory Master International en Quaternaire et Préhistoirehttps://sites.google.com/a/unife.it/quaternary-prehistory/
IMRCEES – International Masters in Russian, Central and East European Studieshttp://www.gla.ac.uk/erasmusmundus/imrcees
IMRD – International Master of Science in Rural Developmenthttp://www.imrd.ugent.be 
IMSE – International Master in Service Engineeringhttp://www.erasmusmundus-imse.eu/
IT4BI – Information Technologies for Business Intelligencehttp://it4bi.univ-tours.fr/
JEMES – Joint European Master Programme in Environmental Studieshttp://www.jemes-cisu.eu/
MA LLL – European Masters in Lifelong Learning: Policy and Managementwww.lifelonglearningmasters.org
MACLANDS – MAster of Cultural LANDScapeshttp://www.maclands.fr/
MAMASELF – Master in material science exploring European large scale facilitieshttp://etudes.univ-rennes1.fr/mamaself
MATHMODS – Mathematical Modelling in Engineering: Theory, Numerics, Applicationshttp://www.mathmods.eu
MBIO – Erasmus Mundus Master of Bioethicshttp://www.masterbioethics.org/
MEDEG – Economic Development and Growthwww.uc3m.es/medeg
MEDfOR – Mediterranean Forestry and Natural Resources Managementhttp://www.medfor.eu
MEEES – Masters in Earthquake Engineering and Engineering Seismologywww.meees.org
MERIT – Master of Science in Research on Information and Communication Technologieshttp://www.meritmaster.org/
MESPOM – Master of Science in Environmental Sciences, Policy and Managementwww.mespom.eu
MIND – Erasmus Mundus Master’s programme in Industrial Ecologyhttp://www.emmind.eu
MISOCO – Joint European Master in International Migration and Social Cohesionhttp://www.misoco.org
MScEF – Master of Science in European Forestryhttp://www.europeanforestry.net
MSPME – Masters in Strategic Project Management (European)http://www.mspme.org/
MUNDUS JOURNALISM – Erasmus Mundus Masters Journalism, Media and Globalisationhttp://www.MundusJournalism.com
NEURASMUS – A European Master in Neuroscience: Advanced Courses and Research Traininghttp://www.neurasmus.u-bordeaux2.fr/
NOHA Mundus – Joint Master’s Degree Program in International Humanitarian Actionhttp://www.nohanet.org/
NOMADS EMMC – exploring without borders-documentary filmdirectinghttp://www.docnomads.eu/
NORDSECMOB – Master’s programme in Security and Mobile Computinghttp://nordsecmob.tkk.fi/
PLANET Europe – Joint Masters Programme on European Spatial Planning, Environmental Policies and Regional Developmenthttp://www.planet-europe.eu/
REGHEALTH – European Master in Sustainable Regional Health Systemshttp://ErasmusMundus.tprs.vu.lt
SAHC – Advanced Masters in Structural Analysis of Monuments and Historical Constructionshttp://www.msc-sahc.org/
SEFOTECH nut – European MSc in food science, technology and nutritionhttp://www.sefotechnut.org/
SELECT – Environomical Pathways for Sustainable Energy Systemswww.kth.se/select
SERP-Chem – International Master in Surface, Electro, Radiation, Photo – Chemistryhttp://www.serp-chem.eu/
SPACEMASTER – EMMC in Space Science and Technologywww.spacemaster.eu 
STeDe – Erasmus Mundus Master in Sustainable Territorial Developmenthttp://www.em-stede.eu
STEPS – Erasmus Mundus Master Course in Sustainable Transportation and Electrical Power Systemshttp://emmcsteps.uniovi.es/
SUFONAMA – Sustainable Forest and Nature Managementwww.sufonama.net
SUSCOS – Sustainable Constructions under Natural Hazards and Catastrophic Eventshttp://steel.fsv.cvut.cz/suscos/
SUTROFOR – Erasmus Mundus Masters Course in Sustainable Tropical Forestryhttp://www.sutrofor.eu/
TCCM – Euromaster on Theoretical Chemistry and Computational Modellinghttp://www.emtccm.org
TEMA – Territoires européens (civilisation, nation, région, ville): identité et développementhttp://www.mastertema.eu/
TEOS – Transcultural European Outdoor Studieswww.erasmusmundus-TEOS.eu 
tropEd – European Master in International Healthhttp://www.em-troped.u-bordeaux2.fr
VIBOT – Erasmus Mundus Masters in VIsion and roBOTicshttp://www.vibot.org


The objective of the EMSHIP Erasmus Mundus Master is to provide a high education in Naval Architecture and Ship Design, through a 1.5 year - 90 Credits - Master Course accessible as Post Graduate studies, leading to a Double Master Degree from ULG-Liege, Belgium and ECN-Nantes, France) and a supplement diploma from Germany (Rostock), Italy (Genoa), Poland (Szczecin) or Romania (Galate).

EMSHIP corresponds directly to the needs of the European and Worldwide Marine Industry. The targeted candidates are:

Candidates having already a master degree in another engineering field that would like to get a specialisation in Ship Design.

- Active engineering officers with 3-5 years seafaring work experience, that are looking for new knowledge to better fulfil their carrier objectives. There is indeed a large demand from ship-owners and port authorities to hire such officers, knowing what on-board service is, to manage and maintain their fleet.

- Candidates looking for complementary education in the Sailing Pleasure Crafts and Mega/Motor Yachts, but also in Safer and Cleaner Marine and Fluvial Transportation Mode.

- Engineers searching for advanced education in Hydrodynamics in Ship Design, Ship Production, CAD, Information Technology and Ship Structures.

EMSHIP gives the opportunity to candidates to demonstrate their talents and offer them the necessary skills to work in this challenging industry.


At the end of the course, graduates are awarded with a double degree from ECN (France) and ULG-ANAST (Belgium), including a supplement diploma covering the Third semester in Galati, Rostock, Genova or Szczecin.

Partner Universities

University of Liège (ULG), Belgium –Coordinator.
Ecole Centrale de Nantes (ECN), France.
“Dunarea de Jos” University of Galati (UGAL), Romania.
University of Genoa (UNIGE), Italy.
University of Rostock (URO), Germany.
Zachodniopomorski Uniwersytet Technologiczny (ZUT), (West Pomeranian University of Technology), Poland.



  • Tuition fees.
  • Transportation from home country to Belgium.
  • Monthly allocation for living and housing.
  • Insurances.

9 Scholarships for Non-European candidates.

1 Scholarship for Balkan Countries (Turkey, Croatia, ...) candidates.

That includes:

  • Tuition fees(9000 € for cycle - 18 months).
  • Health insurance 450€.
  • Transportation from home country to Belgium. (8000€ - lump sum)
  • Monthly allocation for living and housing (1000€/month, during 18 months).
  • Insurances.

9 Scholarships for European candidates.

That includes:

  • Tuition fees(4500 € for the cycle -18 months).
  • Health insurance 450€.
  • 500€ aid for travels.
  • Monthly allocation for living and housing (500€/month, during 18 months).
  • Insurances.


are proposed to the excellent non selected candidates for EU scholarship

Industrial Scholarship

Industrial Scholarship is provided by Emship industrial partners - shipyards, ship designers, classification societies, manufacturers, ship-owners, operators, etc…

Scholarship amount:700 €/month during 18 months. (without health insurance (*))
Travel cost:1000 € (once)
Scholarship number:3 students per cycle (to be confirmed)
Application procedure:Only students having applied to the ERASMUS MUNDUS SCHOLARSHIP (see Section 1 above) are relevant candidates.
Conditions:By accepting this scholarship, the student agrees to work during 2 years for this company.

Liege university Scholarship

For EU Student
Scholarship amount:400 €/month during 18 months.
Travel cost:One round trip ticket per year between and the student's country of origin, (maximum: 300 € for neighbor countries, and , and 600 € for other countries.)
Enrolment fees:Not included but with a reduced rate to 1200€ (the EMSHIP health insurance is not included (*))

For Non EU Student

Scholarship amount:750 €/month during 18 months.
Travel cost:one round trip ticket per year between Belgium and the student's country of origin (max. 2000 €)
Enrolment fees:50% of the 1200€ reduced rate(the EMSHIP health insurance is not included (*))
Total Scholarship number:3 students per cycle (to be confirmed)
Application procedure:Candidates have to apply in April-May 2012. Application forms are available by Mrs A Melotte (see contact list below). Application is open to students having applied, or not, at the Erasmus Mundus Scholarship (see Section 1 above). One (1) scholarship is reserved to an EU student having applied at the Erasmus Mundus Scholarship.

Academic Scholarship

Academic Scholarship concerns excellent and good applicants.

They will pay 1200 € for the tuition fees (without health insurance) instead of 4500 or 9000 €.

Number of Scholarships:3-4 students per cycle (to be confirmed)

Application procedureMotivation letter to Prof. Rigo

Application deadline: 31th December

Further information about the application, please contact

Rigo Philippe
University of Liege - EMSHIP Coordinator

Institut du Genie Civil, (Bat. B52/3)
Chemin des Chevreuils 1


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