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EMMIR African-European Masters Scholarship+Internship in Migration Studies 2018/2020

European Master in Migration and Intercultural Relations (EMMIR) African-European Erasmus Mundus Master Scholarship 2018/2020

Application Deadline: 20th December, 2017

Eligible Countries: African and EU countries

To be taken at (country): Graduates will be awarded a joint degree by the seven EMMIR partner universities:

  • Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg, Germany
  • Ahfad University for Women in Omdurman, Sudan
  • Mbarara University of Science & Technology, Uganda
  • University of Nova Gorica, Slovenia
  • University of South Bohemia in ÄŒeské BudÄ›jovice, Czech Republic
  • University of Stavanger, Norway
  • University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa (from 2017)

About the Award: European Master in Migration and Intercultural Relations (EMMIR) is the first African-European Erasmus Mundus Master Course in Migration Studies. EMMIR is jointly run by three African and four European universities, facilitated by a wider network of partners. Various associate organsiations on the regional, national and international level provide significant assistance for student internships and graduate’s employment.

In summer 2016, the programme has been selected for further co-funding under the European Erasmus Mundus label of excellence. Consequently, from 2017 onwards, another three editions of the study programme will be supported by a limited number of scholarship for both European and non-European students.

EMMIR is jointly run by three African and four European universities, facilitated by a wider network of partners. Various associate organsiations on the regional, national and international level provide significant assistance for student internships and graduate’s employment.

EMMIR is a unique study programme focusing on migration through an intercultural approach. It provides profound theoretical skills in migration studies combined with field work in Europe and Africa. It is designed as a multidisciplinary programme that addresses important contemporary issues in an emerging field of study.

EMMIR includes study periods in both Europe and Africa. Students’ mobility is understood as a key to mutual understanding of different views and cultures of migration and movement and will sharpen intercultural sensitivity.

EMMIR students become acquainted with different cultures and academic traditions and gain knowledge about migration issues in internships. They will gain profound skills and specialise in one of the programme foci, this will provide them with excellent chances for employment in national and international governmental and private sector organisations or in academia.

Offered Since: 2011

Type: Masters

Selection Process: The quality of the programme is constantly evaluated by an international board of experts.

Number of Awardees: Not specified

Value of Scholarship: Full participation fees, stipends plus travel expenses.

Duration of Scholarship: 2 years

How to Apply: EMMIR uses the management platform eConsort to facilitate the application process. Only after registering with your name, email address you will be able to access the online application form.

Please follow this link to register for application.

The application form must be completed online by filling in all the indicated boxes in the link above.

Upon submission, you will receive a summary of all your application details automatically generated by the application system. This confirmation has to be printed out, dated and signed, and attached to your applications package including all the documentation required. Please note that your application package has to arrive at the EMMIR Coordinator within the given deadline. In other words: The application process is only completed once the paper version of your application has arrived at the University of Oldenburg.

It is important to go through the Application Requirements before applying

Visit Scholarship Webpage for details

Award Provider: European Commission

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