To apply to COSI and Erasmus+ JMD scholarships, you must:

1/ read carefully about COSI programme and make sure you are eligible to apply

2/ determine if you are from a Programme or Partner country and assess your financial ability in case you are not awarded a Erasmus+ JMD scholarship;

3/ prepare your application files (in English and in pdf format). You will need to upload following documents. Please make sure you have all documents available in requested format before starting the application process.

Check-list :

  Transcript of records
  Bachelor’s diploma
  Documentation of English language proficiency
  Motivation letter
  Letters of recommendation
  Proof of nationality
  Documented last 5 years residence history

Recommendation to prepare the documents :

  CV: preferably in Europass format.
  Motivation letter:

Motivation must be documented by means of a motivation letter containing information about the applicant’s reason for applying, their interest in the programme, their ideas of applied research and their professional development plan. In addition:

      State and argument your preferred choice of mobility for semester 2 and 3;
      Clearly declare that you’ve never benefited from an Erasmus Mundus Master Course grant;
      Indicate your references.
  Proof of nationality could be:
      scan of applicant passport (preferred)
      national ID and certified language translation
  Documented last 5 years residence history:
      Document where you explain your residency during the last 5 years
      Current residence certificate in accordance with your municipality normal registration rules  AND a certificate from your place of work, study or training issued by the employer or institution in question. Both documents must have been issued within 12 months before the submission deadline.  The place of residence should be verified on the basis of the provision of the documents listed in the PRADO website.
      Past residence certificate(s) (last five years only
  Bachelor’s diploma and transcripts: scan of original Bachelor diploma from university education in the original language, list of subjects taken and grades received from the university education in the original language, the Diploma Supplement if applicable, AND certified English translation of the diploma and transcripts of study results (if you haven’t completed your first degree yet, please send available transcripts)
  Recommendation letters should be ofacademic nature and contain contact details and title/position of referees.
  Documentation of English language proficiency: knowledge of English must be documented  by one of the means mentioned below:
      A TOEFL-test with a minimum score of 90 points
      An IELTS-test with a minimum score of band 6.5
      A Pearson’s language test with a score of at least 62 points
      A Cambridge Advance Language test
      Documentation that they meet the level B2 within the CEFR
  Potential additional relevant information within a PDF (research papers, projects portfolio, etc.).

4/ When your documents are ready, go to Apply

If you have any need for clarification on COSI programme / eligibility prior to application or if you encounter technical issues during your online application do not hesitate to contact us:

Application received after this deadline will not be taken into consideration.

Applications by email will not be taken into consideration at any time.

Information relating to individuals (personal data) is collected and used in accordance with the Regulation (EC) N° 45/2001 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18.12.2000 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data by the Community institutions and bodies and on the free movement of such data (OJ L8 of 12.1.2001, p. 1).

Personal data will be sent to the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency and may be used by other bodies involved in the management of EMJMD acting as stakeholders of the programme (i.e. European Commission, Erasmus+ National Offices, EU Delegations, Erasmus Mundus Student and EM) for facilitating the student access to the joint programme. Please find here the privacy statement for processing of personal data collected via the EACEA Mobility Data Base.