Call for visiting scholars

Information for visiting scholars

The GLOBED JMD is hosting outstanding scholars who are interested in teaching in the study programme and strengthening academic partnerships with the Consortium institutions. Selected academics are hosted for a period of one or two weeks in one of the institutions.

After ending their visiting scholar activities, visiting scholars are expected to contribute to the promotion and dissemination of the Erasmus Mundus Programme in general, and GLOBED JMD in particular, in their higher education institution and country of origin.

Interested academics are invited to elaborate on their proposed contribution to GLOBED JMD in the Application Form. The exact form of contribution is determined by a contract between the visiting scholar and the GLOBED Consortium.

European Commission’s Erasmus Mundus scholarships

The European Commission supports academics contributing to GLOBED JMD by special scholarships under the Erasmus Mundus Programme.

Each scholarship consists of travel costs; accommodation; subsistence allowance and working fees. The Consortium selects, and forwards to the European Commission for approval, a number of scholars each year.

Erasmus Mundus scholarships are available to academics who are:

  • Selected by the GLOBED  Consortium based on their outstanding academic and/or professional experience through the selection process described below;
  • Are employed by an institution of higher education in any country.
  • Have a completed PHD.
  • Are able to deliver high quality courses in English.

*The minimum duration per engagement of an EMJMD scholar is 4 to 7 consecutive calendar days (=one week). Days of scholar work may include travelling time.

Application procedure

The GLOBED JMD Academic Board will select outstanding scholars according to the following criteria:

  • Academic excellence including prominence in the field and publication record;
  • Potential contribution to the GLOBED courses including relevance of the teaching abilities and experience;
  • Contribution to diversity (disciplinary and geographic background) and the potential for future collaboration with the GLOBED  Consortium.

Interested scholars should apply to the GLOBED Consortium by e-mail (

The application should include:

Short-listed candidates may subsequently be interviewed by a member of the GLOBED Academic Board. Academic visits may start as early as October 2015, and continue during the academic year, during teaching terms.

Further information and informal inquiries Additional information can be obtained from the European Commission’s website or by contacting Mr. Víctor Núñez, GLOBED Project Manager.