European Union Offers Erasmus Mundus Joint Master’s Scholarships in Astrophysics and Space Sciences; for talented international students. The academic year 2022-2023.
The award can be taken in Italy, France, Germany, and Serbia.
The European Union (EU) is a political and economic union of 27 member states located primarily in Europe. MASS will provide students with an excellent education in the field of astrophysics and space science. It will expose them to the theoretical aspects of modern astrophysics, knowledge/use of observing facilities and data reduction, and the scientific exploitation of large data sets from current/upcoming experiments on the ground or in space.
The degree to Receive: Master’s Degree
Place of Study: France
Offeror: European Union
Language(s): English / French
Application Deadline: 06/06/2022
- A full scholarship is offered.
- The scholarship does not cover travel expenses, maintenance, medical insurance or study materials.
- Eligible Course or Subjects: The scholarship will be awarded in Astrophysics and Space Sciences
- Applicants must be first-rate students of any nationality with a certified good command of English, holding a recognized Bachelor’s degree in Astronomy, Astrophysics, Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Space Engineering, or closely related fields, or another recognized degree from accredited higher education institutions that accredits an equivalent amount of learning in the same fields, quantified as three years of university studies corresponding to at least 180 credits in the European Credit Transfer System, and that allows access to second-cycle programs in the Master’s level in the higher education system within which the degree was obtained, or expect to obtain a bachelor’s degree in the fields mentioned above by the end of May of the start year of the master’s course.
- Applicants must have an academic record of records that demonstrates compliance with the following minimum requirements regarding the knowledge acquired in Mathematics and Physics:
- Mathematical Knowledge: Linear Algebra, Mathematical Analysis in one or several variables, Linear Operators
- Knowledge of Physics: Basic knowledge of classical and modern Physics, Mechanics, Thermodynamics, and Electromagnetism; Elements of Quantum Mechanics, Special Relativity, and Nuclear Physics; Basic knowledge of geometric and wave optics.
- skills in the laboratory. Activities, experimental physics data analysis, and programming.
- To apply: By submitting their application for admission to the MASS EMJM program, candidates participate at the same time in the selection for the award of an EMJM scholarship.
- Applicants must submit: The completed and signed application form; A copy of the bachelor’s degree or an official statement specifying the expected date of the same, if it has not yet been obtained; Academic transcripts of records, including an explanation of the grading scale; A description of the relevant course modules taken, reporting for each module the title, the syllabus, the grade obtained and the number of ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) credits or the number of hours; An up-to-date CV (curriculum vitæ, curriculum vitae), including a list of publications (if applicable), the title and abstract of the bachelor’s thesis (if applicable), a description of extracurricular activities related to astrophysics. and rocket science (if applicable),
- A letter of presentation/motivation (max. 1000 words) that demonstrates the coherence between the objectives of the program and the motivation, the academic/professional background, and the professional projects of the applicant; A passport scan (a national ID scan will be accepted conditionally if the applicant does not have a passport at the time of application); One of the certificates of English language proficiency (if applicable) is included in the language prerequisites; Two letters of recommendation.
- Applicants must provide the email addresses of two university professors who are willing to submit letters of recommendation in support of their application.
- For admission, applicants must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in astronomy, astrophysics, physics, mathematics, computer science, space engineering, or related fields.
- Applicants must meet one of the following tests of English proficiency: Cambridge B2 First (formerly known as Cambridge English: First, FCE) or higher level Cambridge certificates; (IELTS) Academic test, minimum “Band 6” and no more than two years; Internet-Based TOEFL (iBT) with a minimum score of 72 points and not older than two years; TOEFL Essentials with a minimum overall band score of 8 and no more than two years old; UNIcert level “II”; B2 according to the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR).
- Native English speakers are exempt from providing such proof.