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Application – Københavns Universitet



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

Answer: Non-EU applicants can submit their applications 15 October 2018.

The application deadline is 15 January 2019

EU/EEA applicants can submit their applications 16 January 2019.

The application deadline is 1 March 2019

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 for apply to more than one ERASMUS MUNDUS programme?

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

Question: Being from within the European Union and granted a programme country scholarship, can I be enrolled at a university in my home country for the first or second academic year?

Answer: Scholarship holders are not allowed to study in the country in which they have obtained their first degree. However, self-financed students are not subject to EU regulations and can choose to study for one year in the country in which the university that issued their undergraduate degree is situated.

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

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

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

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

Question: Can I apply to an ERASMUS MUNDUS 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 a scholarship, the application must be completed within the application period.

If you apply as a self-financed student, your English Language Proficiency must be submitted no later than 15 January 2019.

Note that assessment of your application cannot be finalized until the language test results have been received; you are therefore strongly encouraged 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, it is not possible to submit the application after the deadline.

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 scholarship or are included on the Reserve List, you can expect to hear from the Secretariat in the middle of March 2019. 

Question: What is the assessment procedure?

Answer: The SUFONAMA Commission assess all eligible applications during the Commission meetings in the month of February 2019.

Each assessment category (i.e. academic potential, English proficiency, motivation, recommendations and relevant work experience) is allocated a grade between 0 and 5. A final application grade is obtained using a weighting system whereby 60% of the final grade is allocated to academic potential and 10% to each other category.

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 Secretariat 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 cannot undertake such an obligation.