Scholarships

The Cartography M.Sc. has been selected for Erasmus+ by the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) of the European Union. There are highly remunerated Erasmus Mundus Scholarships available for the best students.
Application closed for the 2017 intake
The application for Erasmus Mundus scholarships is already closed for the 2017 intake. The call for self-paying students is still open until May 1, see How to Apply for details.

The application for the 2018 intake (program start: 1.10.2018) will be open from 1.1. to 15.3.2018.

Erasmus Mundus scholarships for partner country students

Scholarships for the four semester Cartography M.Sc. programme are:
  • Contribution to travel costs of 2 x 3.000 € (6.000 € in total) per scholarship holder travelling more than 4.000 km OR 2 x 2.000 € (4.000 € in total) per scholarship holder travelling less than 4.000 km plus 1000 € in total for installation costs
  • Subsistence costs of 1.000 € per month, 24.000 € in total. Contribution to subsistence costs must NOT be given to scholarship holders for the study periods (study /research /placement /thesis preparation) spent in their country of residence.
  • Contribution to participation costs of ca. 2.425 € per semester, maximum 9.700 € in total.
  • Insurance package, i.e., health insurance.
The scholarship is a full scholarship, meant to cover ALL costs (e.g., tuition fees, travelling, visa costs, accommodation, living expenses, etc.). There will be no further funding.

Erasmus Mundus scholarships for programme country students

Scholarships for the four semester Cartography M.Sc. programme are:
  • Contribution to travel and installation costs of 2 x 1.000 € (2.000 € in total) per scholarship holder
  • Subsistence costs of 1.000 € per month, 24.000 € in total. Contribution to subsistence costs must NOT be given to scholarship holders for the study periods (study /research /placement /thesis preparation) spent in their country of residence.
  • Contribution to participation costs of ca. 2.225 € per semester, maximum 8.915 € in total.
  • Insurance package, i.e., health insurance.
The scholarship is a full scholarship, meant to cover ALL costs (e.g., tuition fees, travelling, visa costs, accommodation, living expenses, etc.). There will be no further funding.

Eligibility

The selection committee will ensure that selected students meet the definition established above. Non-compliance may lead to the cancellation of the scholarship awarded to a student.

Without prejudice to the respect of high academic standards, in order to ensure a geographical balance across students, the consortium shall respect the following basic criteria: No more than 3 of the selected students should come from the same country.

The basis of all scholarship contracts is the contract between the EACEA and the TUM.
This contract (2014 – 2612 / 001) is an integrated part of the grant contracts. No responsibility is taken for the correctness of the information above. The only legally binding documents are the grant contracts.

A template of the student agreement can be found here.

Further information about the Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree Programme of the European Union: https://eacea.ec.europa.eu/erasmus-plus

Other scholarships

For information about other scholarships, we would like to refer you to the comprehensive scholarship database of the DAAD, the German Academic Exchange Service: www.daad.de/deutschland/stipendium

Also TUM provides scholarships for international students: www.tum.de/en/studies/fees-and-financial-aid

Further information can be found at:
www.scholarshipportal.eu
www.studienstiftung.de
www.stipendiumplus.de
www.hss.de

Definitions

Programme country student
Programme country student means in this context of an Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree grant:
  • a national from the EU Member States and further programme countries (Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Turkey, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM)), or a resident from the EU Member States and further programme countries, who has carried out his or her main activity (studies, work, etc.) for more than a total of 12 months over the last five years in any of these programme countries (reference date: application deadline, March 15)
  • who has already obtained a first higher education degree (applicants having fulfilled 180 credit points of a Bachelor degree will be accepted provisionally, if they provide their (diploma) certificate until course start)
  • who has NOT been accepted to register or is registered in an Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree Course already
  • Scholarship holders must spend their study period in at least two of the consortium partner countries. These two countries must be different from the country in which the scholarship holder has obtained his/her last university degree.
Partner country student
Partner country student means in this context of an Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree grant:
  • a national from OTHER countries than above, who has NOT carried out his or her main activity (studies, work, etc.) for more than a total of 12 months over the last five years in any of the programme countries (reference date: application deadline, March 15);
  • who has already obtained a first higher education degree (applicants having fulfilled 180 credit points of a Bachelor degree will be accepted provisionally, if they provide their (diploma) certificate until course start)
  • who has NOT been accepted to register or is registered in an Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree Course already
  • Scholarship holders must spend their study period in at least two of the consortium partner countries. These two countries must be different from the country in which the scholarship holder has obtained his/her last university degree.
Please notice that students may not apply to more than three Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree Courses in the same year and may not have received an Erasmus Mundus grant before.
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