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Erasmus Mundus Scholarships for Visiting Scholars

SCHOLARSHIP

Erasmus Mundus scholarships for visiting scholars are destined for scholars of recognized excellence to carry out research, teaching, or student tutoring at one of the GEMMA Consortium institutions.

The GEMMA Selection Committee chooses the best candidates on the basis of CVs, publications, academic merit, motivation, recommendations, language skills, etc. The European Commission confirms this selection and assigns the grants.

Under the Erasmus Mundus II framework, the amount of the scholar grant is 1.200 € per week for a 2 to 4 week-long visit. The total amount of the grant will vary from 2.400 € (for a two-week stay) to 4.800 € (for a four-week stay). All other possible expenses will have to be covered by the scholarship holder him/herself. The GEMMA Consortium decides on the duration of each visit and the International Relations Office establishes the grant payment scheme, which is communicated to the grantees in advance.

MOBILITY OPTIONS

EMMC scholarships will be awarded to European and Third-Country scholars in accordance with the following criteria:

1. Third Country scholars enrolled in any third-country Higher Education Institution can make visits to any of the European partner institutions.

  • Third Country scholars can select: University of Granada (Spain, coordinator), University of Bologna (Italy), Central European University (Budapest, Hungary), University of Hull (United Kingdom), University of Lodz (Poland), University of Oviedo (Spain) and University of Utrecht (the Netherlands).

2. European scholars enrolled in one of the centers that participate in GEMMA (within any European HEI acting as a full partner of GEMMA) can make visits to any of the Third-Country partner institutions.

  • European scholars can select: Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, University of Buenos Aires, The State University of Campinas in Sao Paulo, University of Chile, Florida International University, Technological Institute of Santo Domingo, National University of Colombia and National Autonomous University of Mexico.

ELIGIBILITY

(Please see the instructions for application and the list of required documents available in the “Application” section of this website).

  • Scholars must be in possession of a PhD degree and demonstrate outstanding academic and/or professional experience.

# Scholars must bring concrete added value to the delivery of the programme.

  • Only candidates who have been accepted by GEMMA in accordance with its specific scholar selection criteria are eligible for a scholarship.

OBLIGATIONS

Scholars holding an Erasmus Mundus scholarship within the GEMMA programme must:

  • Commit themselves to actively participating in the Master's course activities.
  • Spend a minimum of two weeks and a maximum of three months at the partner HEIs (the duration of each individual visit will be decided upon by the Consortium annually).
  • Carry out teaching, research, student tutoring activities in the European partner HEIs (for scholars from Third-Country HEIs) and in the Third-Country full or associated partner HEIs (for scholars from European partner HEIs).
  • Bring concrete added value to the course and students (through teaching of specific classes, leading and participating in seminars or workshops, monitoring and tutoring student research/project activities, participating in thesis reviews, preparing new teaching modules, etc.).
  • Contribute, after their visiting scholar activities, to the promotion and dissemination of the Erasmus Mundus Programme in general, and the EMMC concerned in particular.
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