The NOHA Master’s programme has been proudly supported by the European Union for over a decade. It was one of the first 19 Master programmes selected at the start of the Erasmus Mundus programme in 2004. In 2017, the European Union has renewed its support to the NOHA master’s course for a period of 4 years, including scholarships funding for 3 course editions, the first one starting in September 2018.
For the third course edition, starting in September 2020, 19 scholarships will be funded by the European Union; 3 are targeted to students from Programme Countries*, and 16 are targeted to students from Partner countries*.
In addition, there are somescholarships available for each of the following groups of partner countries:
- ENI EAST (Region 2) – 2 scholarships
- ENI South (Region 3) – 1 scholarship
- Asia – LDC countries (Region 6: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal) – 1 scholarship
- Asia – remaining countries (Region 6: China, DPR Korea, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mongolia, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam) – No extra scholarships available
- Latin America LMI countries (Region 8: Bolivia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Paraguay) – 2 scholarships
- Latin America – remaining countries (Region 8: Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, Panama, Peru, Uruquay, Venezuela) – 1 scholarship
- Gulf Countries (Region 12) – 3 scholarships
- ACP countries (Region 11) – 1 scholarship
According to Erasmus+ rules students at Master level can apply to a maximum of three different programmes. Both, students and potential scholars/guest lecturers should contact the relevant institution for more information on courses and application procedures.
||Partner Country students scholarships
||Program Country students scholarships
|Contribution to travel and installation
||3000 € per year if residence less than 4000 km from Bilbao (Spain)
||1000 € per year
|4000 € per year if residence more than 4000 km from Bilbao (Spain)
|Contribution to the participation costs (including insurance coverage)
||6000 € per year
||4500 € per year
|Monthly allowance (24 maximum)
||1 000 € / month
||1000 € / month
These will depend on the citizenship of applicants taking the 12 months rule into account.
Programme country citizens
will receive up to €4,500 per year contribution to participation costs.
Partner country students
who are not residents nor have carried out their main activity (studies, training or work) for more than a total of 12 months over the last five years in any Programme Country will receive up to €9,000 per year contribution to participation costs.
Partner country students
who have carried out their main activity for more than a total of 12 months over the last five years in any Programme Country will receive up to €4,500 per year contribution to participation costs.
Contribution to travel costs:
Scholarship amounts for travel depend on the place of residence by the deadline of the student scholarship application.
Programme Country student:
€1,000 per year
Partner Country Student:
Contribution to installation costs:
Scholarship amounts for installation depend on the place of residence by the deadline of the student scholarship application.
- €2,000 per year if residence is less than 4,000km from EMJMD coordinator.
- €3,000 per year if residence is 4,000km or more from EMJMD coordinator.
A contribution to installation costs is offered only to students resident in a Partner Country
(€1,000 per intake). It is an incentive to help covering the additional costs related to the issuing of visas, residence permits, etc.
€1,000 per month for the entire duration of the EMJMD study programme (up to 24 months) for both Programme and Partner Country Students.
Programme Country Students
: €1,000 per month
Students do not get monthly payments when in country of residence.
Partner Country Students:
€1,000 per month
- Students will not get any monthly allowance when in country of residence.
Students will only get a maximum 3 months allowance when in any Partner Country.
* Program Countries: the 28 EU Member States (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, UK) and the EEA-EFTA states (Norway, Lichtenstein, Iceland, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Turkey).
All other countries are referred to as partner countries.