Admission & Selection criteria

Call for applications for GLOBED 3rd Edition (2017-2019) it is now closed.
New call for applications for GLOBED 4th Edition (2019-2021) will be released by December 2018. More information will be uploaded at this website by September 2018.

Application Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Educational Sciences, Sociology, Social/Cultural Anthropology, Political Sciences, Human Geography, International Relations, or International Development Studies from a recognized university will be highly valued. Even though students with any Bachelor Degree are eligible for the programme. Please notice the degree programme should last a minimum of three years and correspond to 180 ECTS.
  • A minimum grade average of 7 out of 10 (or equivalent of C),
  • Demonstrating English language proficiency by presenting a Secure English Language Test (SELT) result at the required levels. The test score certificate should not be older than two years at the time of application. English-native-speaking applicants and students with a BA degree completed in English speaking countries as U.K., Ireland, Kenya, India, U.S, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, etc. are exempted from submitting an English language test. All other applicants must submit one of the following tests:
    • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language): 577 (paper based) or 90 (internet based) and a writing score of 24 (or higher);
    • IELTS (International English Language Testing System), minimum required score 7, and not less than 6.0 in any section.
    • Cambridge EFL (English as a Foreign Language) presenting one of the following certificates: Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) (minimum score of C).

Selection criteria

  • Relevant academic background in Educational Sciences or in any other relevant field,
  • A minimum grade average of 7 out of 10 (or equivalent of C),
  • Level of motivation and concern for education and international development issues, as well as interest to conduct research in collaboration with organizations in the fields of policy and practice,
  • Work experience in a relevant field (including volunteer work), such as in national or international organizations or non-governmental organizations in the North or the South,
  • Experience in conducting quantitative and/or qualitative research,
  • Contact details of someone who can produce a recommendation letter if you are selected as a semi-finalist candidate (contact information for only one reference will be required).

Required Documentation

  • Copy of a valid passport;
  • An up-to- date Europass CV, presenting the skills and qualifications of the candidates in a clear way;
  • Copy of TOEFL, IELTS or Cambridge EFL certificate (not older than 2 years); For those students coming from an English speaking country and for those receiving the Certificate after February 10, this document must be upload while registering. For those students whose Bachelor Degree was taught completely in English, an official statement from the home university is required.
  • A letter of motivation explaining your background and reasons for applying to the programme (maximum one page);
  • Certified copies of diplomas and transcripts in the original language as well as certified  English translations detailing subjects studied (ECTS or hours), grade per subject and overall grade;
  • Reference details: students must submit a document containing the contact details (full name, position and e-mail) of a faculty member or job supervisor whom GLOBED can contact at any time.

If you want to apply for a scholarship you must also include:

  • A declaration of no previous EMMC grant or no parallel EU funding.
  • In case you are applying from a Partner Country, a declaration stating that you have not lived and carried out main activities (studies, work etc.) for more than a total of 12 months over the last five years in a Programme Country (EU countries plus Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Turkey).

Fees for self-funding students:

Students from Programme Countries (countries participating in the Erasmus+ Programme): 3,611 euros/year or 7,222 euros/complete master’s degree.

Students from Partner Countries (all other countries): 4,555 euros/year or 9,109 euros/complete master’s degree.


Appeal instructions for applicants who have not been selected :

If you wish to challenge this decision, you can appeal from May 5-11 , bringing new elements to your application. The Appeal Form can be downloaded from this link and must be send to the Consortium at the following address: Any appeal will be considered with particular attention.

By May 12th, the GLOBED Selection Board Committee will launch the final list of accepted students and will inform all students who issued an appeal letter to the S.B.C.

Privacy statement:

Candidates/Applicants are informed that if they are selected (proposed for a scholarship/fellowship, put on the reserve list or enrolled on a self-paying basis) their data may be used for the purposes of evaluating the programmes, efficiently manage the projects, and producing statistics. Data could be made available to the EACEA, the European Commission, the European External Action Service staff, as well as to other stakeholders of the Erasmus+ programme, such as Erasmus+ National Agencies, National Erasmus+ Offices and the Erasmus Mundus Student and Alumni Association.

More information regarding this issue can be found within the privacy statement EACEA document.



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