In the framework of the PIXNET Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree (EMJMD), Programme and Partner-country applicants can apply for an Erasmus Mundus scholarship in accordance with the criteria set by the European Commission. The application procedure and scholarships available differ depending on whether an applicant is a “Programme-Country” or a “Partner-country” student .
EMJMD student scholarships cover the entire duration of the Master course and are awarded exclusively for a full-time enrolment in the 2018-19 PIXNET first intake. The Erasmus Mundus programme provides for PIXNET different types of scholarships, as follows:
PARTNER COUNTRY Scholarships: full-study scholarship covering all necessary costs during the study course period for “Partner-country” students.
Within this category PIXNET has scholarship reserved for applicants with citizenship of the following targeted regions – geographical window:
ENI South (Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine, Syria, Tunisia)
Asia – Less Developed Countries (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal)
Asia – remaining countries (DPR Korea, Indonesia, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam)
Latin America – Lower Middle Income countries (Bolivia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Paraguay)
Latin America – Brazil and Mexico
Latin America – remaining countries (Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela)
PROGRAMME COUNTRY Scholarships: financial contribution to those students that do not fall within the “Partner-country” applicant definition (i.e. 27 EU Member States students, EEA-EFTA States students and third-country students that have been residents of, or carried out their main activities (studies, work, etc.) in, any of the below-mentioned countries for more than a total of 12 months over the last five years.
Regarding the awarding of Erasmus Mundus scholarship, PIXNET will strictly comply with the binding provisions of the European Commission as established in the Erasmus Plus 2014-2020 Programme Guide 2017 available at: http://ec.europa.eu/programmes/erasmus-plus/resources_en .
The following table summarises the financial provision for EMJMD scholarship holders:
Maximum EC contribution to the Masters participation costs (tuitions, insurance, coverage, …)
Contribution to the travel and installation costs
€2.000,00/year for travel costs +
€3.000,00/year for travel costs +
€1.000,00/year per scholarship holder resident in a Programme Country for travel costs
Contribution to subsistence cost
€1.000,00 / month for the entire duration of the EMJMD study programme (24 months maximum).
Contribution to subsistence costs will not be given to the scholarship holders for the EMJMD periods (study/research/placement/thesis preparation) spent in their country of residence, nor to scholarship holders from a Partner Country for the EMJMD periods exceeding one trimester (i.e. 3 months or the equivalent of 15 ECTS credits) spent in any Partner Country.
Same as for Partner-country
TOTAL for the 2-year EMJMD
Students residence less than 4000 Km from coordinating HEI: maximum € 47.000,00
Students residence more than 4000 Km from coordinating HEI: maximum € 49.000,00
The Consortium will use the "Distance calculator" available on the following Erasmus+ website: http://ec.europa.eu/programmes/erasmus-plus/tools/distance_en.htm in order to calculate the travel distances from the scholarship holder city of residence to the city of the coordinating HEI, and to decide the distance band (unit cost) applicable to scholarship holders
Member States of the European Union (EU): Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Estonia, Ireland, Greece, Spain, France, Croatia, Italy, Cyprus, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Hungary, Malta, Netherlands, Austria, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Slovakia, Finland, Sweden, United Kingdom.
Non EU Programme Countries: former Yugoslav, Republic of Macedonia, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Turkey
Any other country of the world.
Students who are not residents nor have carried out their main activity (studies, training or work) for more than a total of 12 months over the last five years in a Programme Country. The five-year reference period for this 12-month rule is calculated backwards as from the submission deadline defined by the consortia of applying for a EMJMD student scholars. Students with a Partner Country citizenship who do not fulfil the Partner Country criteria defined above (12-months rule) count as Programme Country students.