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Erasmus Mundus 2021-2023 Tourism Development & Culture Joint Masters Scholarships for International Students

Scolarship applications for Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters Degree MSc Tourism Development & Culture (TourDC) is now open. Apply below

The University of Glasgow is pleased to announce the availability of scholarships for Masters Degree in Tourism Development & Culture (TourDC). The Erasmus Mundus opportunities are available for well-qualified International Students.

The University of Glasgow is the leading partner in the consortium of universities that have developed this joint Masters programme. Other degree-awarding partners include the University of Malta, Lund University (Sweden) and University Institute Lisbon.

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About Erasmus Mundus

The European Union's Erasmus Mundus programme aims to enhance quality in higher education through scholarships and academic co-operation between the EU and the rest of the world. The three main objectives of the programme are linked to the internationalisation of students, staff, curricula and research; ensure an influence on the development of practice in SEN and inclusive education; and to develop international collaborative networks, projects and research Erasmus Mundus supports Joint Programmes (Masters Courses and Joint Doctorates) that are operated by consortia of higher education ins... read more


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Erasmus Mundus Masters Scholarship


Aim and Benefits of Erasmus Mundus Masters Scholarship

The EMJMD student scholarship includes:

  1. A contribution to your participation costs (including tuition fees, full insurance coverage and any other mandatory costs related to your participation in the EMJMD study programme)
  2. A contribution to your travel and installation costs
  3. A monthly subsistence allowance for the entire duration of the EMJMD study programme 

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Requirements for Erasmus Mundus Masters Scholarship Qualification

  1. EMJMD student scholarships cover the entire duration of the Master course and are awarded exclusively for full-time enrolment in the course.  Scholarship candidates must be Undergraduates with a minimum 2:1 Honours degree or equivalent (e.g. a Grade Point Average of 75%) or demonstrate a recognised equivalent level of learning according to national rules and legislation in place. Candidates who will only obtain a minimum 2:1 Honours degree or equivalent (e.g. a Grade Point Average of 75%) at the end of the academic year, preceding the EMJMD intake, can nevertheless apply for a scholarship and can be selected by the consortium, under the condition that the student obtains the required degree prior to the beginning of the Master course.
  2. Students who are former Action 1 Erasmus Mundus Master/Doctoral Course scholarship holders are not eligible for an additional EMJMD scholarship. Successful applicants cannot benefit from another EU grant while pursuing the EMJMD scholarship studies.
  3. EMJMD scholarship holders must spend at least two complete mobility periods in at least two of the consortium’s full HEI partners which are located in different Programme Countries. Each of these mandatory mobility periods must include a volume of study/research or equivalent corresponding to at least 30 ECTS.
  4. The mandatory mobility periods cannot be replaced by virtual mobility neither can they take place in institutions outside the consortium, unless prior agreement has been reached with the Consortium and EACEA due to mitigating circumstances i.e. Covid-19 related reason.
  5. Additional study/research/thesis preparation/placement periods can take place in other participating organisations in the consortium (partner and associated partner) under the condition that the activities concerned are implemented under the direct supervision of the consortium partner.
  6. Contribution to subsistence costs will not be given to scholarship holders from a Partner country for periods exceeding three months of the EMJMD spent in any Partner country.
  7. Contribution to subsistence costs will not be given to scholarship holders for periods of the EMJMD spent in their country of residence.

Selection criteria: The TourDC consortium selection committee assesses each application according to the following:

  1. Academic merit (e.g. relevance and level of academic qualifications) – 40%
  2. Supporting personal statement – 25% (400 words in total)
  3. Quality of (academic) references – 25%
  4. Other (e.g. relevant research/professional experiences/interests) – 10%

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Interview date, Process and Venue for Erasmus Mundus Masters Scholarship

Selection timetable:

  1. October 2020: Admissions open for the 2021 intake
  2. 8 January 2021: Deadline for ALL scholarship applications
  3. by End March 2021: Applicants received preliminary notification of results of scholarship application from the TourDC Consortium - successful or non-successful
  4. Mid-April 2021: The consortium submits its 2021 scholarship candidate proposals (successful applicants) to the EACEA (EU Agency)
  5. End May 2021: The successful scholarship applicants will receive the final noitification of their scholarship place (after the Consortium has received their final approval on their scholarship proposals from the EACEA)
  6. 30 June 2021: Deadline for international (non-EU)
  7. 31 July 2021: Deadline for EU applications

Application Deadline

January 8, 2021


How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to Erasmus Mundus on uogapply.mycampus.gla.ac.uk to apply

For guidelines on how to apply for the TourDC degree programme and scholarship please see How to Apply.  

Please download and complete the Scholarship Application Form and include it with your application. A scholarship application will not be considered without this.  

For more details, visit EMJMD website



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