Erasmus Mundus offers Masters Scholarships in Astronomy and Astrophysics for International students at 5 Universities in Austria, Italy, Germany, Serbia 2013
About Scholarship: AstroMundus is a 2-years Erasmus Mundus Masters Course (120 ECTS) in Astronomy and Astrophysics offered by a consortium of 5 partner universities in 4 different countries: Austria, Italy, Germany, and Serbia. Its main objective is to provide top-ranked students with an excellent background in Astrophysics, to introduce them to the world of modern astrophysical research, and foster their future career in this field. At the same time, in the spirit of the Erasmus Mundus programmes, we promote cultural exchanges between Third Country and European students and academics. AstroMundus students carry out their master studies in at least 2 and up to four of these countries, in a stimulating and scientifically excellent international environment. Objectives of the Award: The main objectives of the Master are initiation in scientific research and applied training in Astronomy and Astrophysics. Emphasis is put on the application of modern techniques both in the observational and theoretical/computational domain. The various specialities of the partner institutions result in an increased offer of pathways for the students: Theoretical Astrophysics, Models, Simulations and Computation, as well as Observational Astrophysics based on data from the ground and from space and on the exploitation of modern data archives.
Study Subjects: Study subjects are Astronomy and Astrophysics
Course Level: This Scholarship programme is available for Masters program
Scholarship By: Erasmus Mundus
Location: Austria, Italy, Germany, and Serbia
-The “Astrophysics” Erasmus Mundus Masters Course is open to students of all nationalities that fulfill these minimum requirements:
-Hold a Bachelor degree in Physics, Astronomy, Astrophysics, or Mathematics (or a certified equivalent amount of learning in the same field, quantified as 3 years of previous studies corresponding to at least 180 credits in the European Credit Transfer System) or expect to obtain it latest by August of the starting year of the Masters Course (i.e. by August 2013 for the course starting in September 2013); Have a good and certified knowledge of the English language (the certification is not necessary for native speakers).
-Check the list of accepted tests and scores.
-All students that come from a country of the European Union or an EEA-EFTA State (Iceland, Norway, and Liechtenstein) or students that either are residents or have carried out their main activity (study, work, etc.) for more than a total of 12 months over the last 5 years (as of Feb 28th, 2013) in one of these countries can apply for a scholarship in the category “European students” (Category B).
-All other students, including students coming from Switzerland, Turkey, and Western Balkan Countries (Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo under UNSC Resolution 1244-99, and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia) can apply for a scholarship in the category “Third Country students” (Category A).
-Students who fulfill the requirements of both categories (e.g. students with a double nationality) must select one of the two categories!
Scholarship Open for International Students: Yes, the Scholarship is open for European Union or an EEA-EFTA State (Iceland, Norway, and Liechtenstein) , Switzerland, Turkey, and Western Balkan Countries (Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo under UNSC Resolution 1244-99, and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia) can apply for a scholarship in the category “Third Country students”
Apply: The applications are to be submitted Online
Deadline: Nov. 30th, 2012
Further Information: http://www.astromundus.eu/