Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree in Environmental Sciences, Policy and Management Call For Applications 2024-2026

MESPOM is an Erasmus+: Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree in Environmental Sciences, Policy and Management operated by four leading European Universities with support from two Universities in the USA and Canada and 18 partners around the world. MESPOM prepares students for identifying and implementing solutions to complex environmental challenges, especially in an international context.

The MESPOM study programme is in English and lasts two years. The students study in at least three consortium universities: Central European University (CEU, Hungary), the University of the Aegean (UAegean, Greece), Lund University (ILU, Sweden), the University of Manchester (UoM, UK),  Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey (MIIS, USA), and the University of Saskatchewan (UoS, Canada).

MESPOM is an Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters Degree receiving support from Erasmus+: Erasmus Mundus programme.

Erasmus Mundus Masters Scholarship

Application DeadlineFebruary 1, 2024
SponsorErasmus Mundus
GenderMen and Women

Benefits of Erasmus Mundus Masters Scholarship

The European Commission’s Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters (EMJM) scholarships are offered to outstanding students from both within and outside Europe. The scholarships cover travel, visa, installation and subsistence costs for the whole duration of the programme. (Further details at 

Requirements for Erasmus Mundus Masters Scholarship

  1. Applicants to MESPOM must have earned a first degree (Bachelor’s or equivalent; not less than 3 years of full-time studies) from a recognized university or institution of higher education, or provide documentation indicating that they will earn their first degree from such an institution by the time of enrolling in MESPOM.
  • Their first degree should be in environmental studies or closely related fields.
  • Candidates with first degrees in agricultural studies, social sciences, legal and administrative studies, economics, engineering or natural sciences will also be considered if they show commitment to environmental challenges, usually through voluntary or professional work and on-the-job training.
  • Applicants must demonstrate proficiency in English. Those applicants whose first language is not English must submit standardized English language test scores, e.g., the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). Students taking TOEFL should request a copy of their results to be sent to the CEU Admissions Office. The CEU test code is 0069. Other substitute tests of English language are noted below.

Selection Process

Selection Criteria: 

Admission is based on the academic and intellectual excellence of applicants as well as their motivation and prior experience. All candidates should demonstrate proficiency in English. In order to create a multicultural learning environment, the Consortium strives to achieve a balance between various geographic and disciplinary backgrounds of MESPOM students.

Application Documents

In addition to filling in the on-line application form by the relevant application deadlines, the following documents should be secured.

  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Academic Records 
  • Essay of career goals/Statement (Academic Writing Submission)
  • Curriculum vitae or resume
  • Proof of English proficiency
  • E-mail Address
  • Proof of residency for selected

Submission of the above document(s) is a precondition of enrollment. 

Application Deadline

February 1, 2024

How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to Erasmus Mundus on to apply

Central European University manages the formalities of the admission process on behalf of the MESPOM Consortium. All candidates are required to fill in the CEU on-line application form. Please read carefully the instructions and the list of documents to be submitted before filling it in. All MESPOM applicants should meet the CEU General Admission Requirements. 

MESPOM applicants do not need to pay the CEU application fee, if they do not apply to other programs.

Applicants, as of 2018, are able to submit two applications and apply for either for the Lund or the Manchester tracks. It is recommended that all applicants gain a good understanding of the difference between the two tracks offered. If an applicant is applying for both mobility tracks (Lund and Manchester), it is important that the applicant explains in her/his statement of purpose which of the two is her/his preferred option!

For informal chats and information, join the Study at MESPOM Facebook group.

For more details, visit MESPOM website.

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