Question: When will the next Call for Application be open?

Answer: Non-EU applicants can submit their applications 15 October 2021.

The application deadline is 15 January 2022

EU/EEA applicants can submit their applications 16 January 2022.

The application deadline is 1 March 2022

Question: How do I apply for the programme?

Answer: You apply for admission via the on-line application portal, DANS. A link to the application portal is available when the application round starts.

Please follow the instructions carefully and submit all required documents.


Question: Where do I find the application procedure?

Answer: The application procedure is described here

Question: How do I submit the recommendation letters?

Answer: You upload the recommendation letters to the application portal.

Question: What are the requirements for the recommendation letters?

Answer: The recommendation letters must be written on office stationery paper with a letterhead. The recommendation must show the complete contact information of the referee i.e. Name, address, e-mail address, telephone or skype number.

Question: What are the requirements for the motivation letter?

Answer: The motivation letter should be a short explanation of approximately 500 words. No special format is required.

Question: Is it possible to apply to more than one EMJMD programme?

Answer: Yes, you can apply for three EMJMD programmes in total. However, be aware of the specific academic requirements and profiles of each programme.

Question: Is it possible to apply as a part-time student?

Answer: No, all EMJMD students must study full-time.

Question: Can I apply, if I already hold an  EMJMD degree?

Answer: It is only possible to obtain an EMJMD scholarship once, but you are welcome to apply as a self-financed student.

Question: Can I apply to an EMJMD programme if I already hold an MSc degree?

Answer: Yes, it is possible to apply. However, in order to meet the application requirements, you will have to up-load your BSc/BA transcript and certificate as well.

Question: Is it necessary to submit a Language Proficiency Test if English was the language of instruction during my undergraduate studies?

Answer: Please see the English language requirements here

Question: Can I send the results of the language test after the deadline for submission?

Answer: If you apply for an EMJMD scholarship, the application must be completed within the application period.

Assessment of your application cannot be finalized without documentation of your language test results. You are therefore required to submit language test results along with the application before the submission deadline.

Question: I will not receive my BSc diploma before the deadline of submission expires; can I send my diploma after the graduation?

Answer: Due to application procedures and deadlines, this is only possible for applicants who want to attend the programme as a self-financed student. The deadline for submitting your diploma is then 20 September 2022.

Question: What kind of certification is required?

Answer: Your documents must have an original stamp and a signature verifying the True Copy. Typically, your university will be able to assist you in certifying your documents. Otherwise, we also accept signatures by embassies and official representatives or public offices, e.g. police stations.

Question: When will I get the result of my application?

Answer: If you are nominated for a Erasmus Mundus scholarship or are included on the Reserve List, you can expect to hear from the SUFONAMA programme ultimo April 2022. 

Question: What is the assessment procedure?

Answer: The SUFONAMA programme assess all eligible applications during the month of February 2022.

Question: Can I file a complaint?

Answer: If you believe that standard SUFONAMA assessment procedures have not been adhered to in relation to your application, you must notify the SUFONAMA programme no later than two weeks after receiving your letter of rejection.

Question: Will submitted material be returned to me?

Answer: No, the submitted material is never returned. It is shredded or filed (for accepted students).

Question: Will I receive academic feedback on my application?

Answer: Due to the high number of applications, we do not undertake such an obligation.