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Call for applications

Start date: 23-November-2016 (00:00 CET)

End date: 30-June-2017 (23:59 CET)

 

Application Form

This form expects to be an easy and simple way to prepare your application, allowing you to introduce progressively the details and information required.

You must start creating your application form by setting your USER and your PASSWORD. From the beginning, you have to choose the type of scholarship for which you want to receive the support of the Programme.

The Application Form can be filled in English or French. However, it is strongly recommended that it is filled in English. All the required documents must be submitted in English. In order to facilitate submission of documents in English, during the grant application procedure candidates may submit a translation done by themselves together with the corresponding document in the language of their country of origin.

 

Who can apply?

 

The ERMIT Project foresees individual mobility flows to:

  1. Students (Master and Doctorate) and Academic and Administrative Staff of the African Countries willing to develop their activity in one of the African Partner Universities:
     
    • Full Master students will carry out their studies in Africa, in a partner institution of the Project, with the duration of 10 up to 22 months with the purpose of undertaking their full training at the host institution and the issue of the corresponding Diploma).

      African Countries applicants » Full Master (22 months)

      In order to be eligible for a ERMIT scholarship:

      • Must be nationals of one of the African Countries;
         
      • Must have sufficient knowledge of the language of the courses or of one of the languages currently spoken in the hosting countries;
         
      • Must be eligible to undertake a Masters Degree at a partner Institution (applicants must have already completed their Bachelor's course and graduated from a African University on the moment of submitting the application);


      IMPORTANT: Please note that applicants cannot apply for Masters funding or PhD mobilities at their prior institution of study.

      For example, applicants who received their undergraduate degree from The University of Addis Ababa cannot apply for Masters funding or PhD mobilities funding at UAA (all campuses).

      • Must identify their Target Group:
         
        • Target Group I applicants » applicants who have obtained a university degree or equivalent from a African partner institution and who have the support of one of the partner institutions of the African Countries;
           
        • Target Group II applicants » applicants who have obtained a university degree or equivalent in a African institution that is not partner in this Project (or from an Associated University);

      It is noteworthy to mention that in addition to these criteria there may be other defined internally by each partner institution of the project. It is strongly recommended that the applicants liaise with the contact person of their institution before preparing their application, in order to obtain information about the specific eligibility criteria established either in their home institution (if applicable) or in the Host Institution which they intend to apply to.

      IMPORTANT:
      It is highly recommended to read the Guidelines for Applicants before starting to fill in the online Application Form.

 

    • Master Mobility scholarships are available for 6 months to complete some experiments or ongoing studies at another university. An additional month is provided to let the candidate adjust to a new environment.

 

    • Full Doctoral students will carry out their studies in the African at a partner institution of the Project, with the duration of 36 months with the purpose of undertaking their full training at the host institution and the issue of the corresponding Diploma (i.e. PhD).

      African Countries applicants » Full Doctorate (36 months)
      In order to be eligible for a ERMIT scholarship:

      • Must be nationals of one of the African Countries;
         
      • Must have sufficient knowledge of the language of the courses or of one of the languages currently spoken in the hosting countries;
         
      • Must be eligible to undertake a Doctoral Degree at a partner Institution (applicants must have already completed their Masters course and graduated from a African Partner University on the moment of submitting the application);


      IMPORTANT: Please note that applicants cannot apply for Masters funding or PhD mobilities at their prior institution of study.

      For example, applicants who received their undergraduate degree from The University of Addis Ababa (UAA) cannot apply for Masters funding or PhD mobilities funding at UAA (all campuses).

      • Must identify their Target Group:
         
        • Target Group I applicants » applicants who have obtained their relevant Masters degree or equivalent from a African partner institution and who have the support of one of the partner institutions of the African Countries.

      It is noteworthy to mention that in addition to these criteria there may be other defined internally by each partner institution of the project. It is strongly recommended that the applicants liaise with the contact person of their institution before preparing their application, in order to obtain information about the specific eligibility criteria established either in their home institution (if applicable) or in the Host Institution which they intend to apply to.

      IMPORTANT:
      It is highly recommended to read the Guidelines for Applicants before starting to fill in the online Application Form.

    • Doctorate students will undertake a mobility period in one of the partner institutions of the project, under the doctoral programme in which they are enrolled in their home countries (in Africa), with the duration of 6 up to 10 months (this mobility period must be fully recognized by the ERMIT partner Institution).

      African Countries applicants » Doctorate (mobility) 6 to 10 months
      In order to be eligible for a ERMIT scholarship:

      • Must be nationals of one of the African Countries;
         
      • Must have sufficient knowledge of the language of the courses or of one of the languages currently spoken in the hosting countries;
         
      • Must be enrolled in a Doctorate programme at one of the African Countries partner institutions (Target Group I applicants only).
         

      It is noteworthy to mention that in addition to these criteria there may be other defined internally by each partner institution of the project. It is strongly recommended that the applicants liaise with the contact person of their institution before preparing their application, in order to obtain information about the specific eligibility criteria established either in their home institution (if applicable) or in the Host Institution which they intend to apply to..

      IMPORTANT:
      It is highly recommended to read the Guidelines for Applicants before starting to fill in the online Application Form.

    • The Academic and Administrative Staff will develop, in a partner institution of the Project, activities for the exchange of knowledge, skills and experiences with the duration of 1 month of effective work.

      African Countries applicants » Academic and Administrative staff (mobility) (1 month)

      In order to be eligible for a ERMIT scholarship:

      • Must be nationals of one of the African Countries;
         
      • Must have sufficient knowledge of the language of the courses or of one of the languages currently spoken in the hosting countries;
         
      • Must be currently working (full time) in a partner institution of the African Countries (Target Group I applicants only).
         

      It is noteworthy to mention that in addition to these criteria there may be other defined internally by each partner institution of the project. It is strongly recommended that the applicants liaise with the contact person of their institution before preparing their application, in order to obtain information about the specific eligibility criteria established either in their home institution (if applicable) or in the Host Institution which they intend to apply to.

      IMPORTANT:
      It is highly recommended to read the Guidelines for Applicants before starting to fill in the online Application Form.