Admission criteria

Eligibility criteria



  • Students from all over the world can apply for the i-MESC EMJM.

  • Students with a double nationality from a Partner (non-European) and a Programme (European) countries must specify the nationality under which they submit their scholarship application.


List of “EU Member States and third countries associated to the Programme” (Programme countries):

Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Germany, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Türkiye.

List of “Third countries not associated to the Programme” (Partner countries):

Any country not listed above.

Complete information on eligible countries available in the Erasmus+ Programme guide.





Students nationals from a Partner country who have carried out their main activity (studies, training or work) for more than a total of 12 months over the last 5 years in one or several Programme country(ies) should apply as Programme country candidate.

The wording "total of 12 months" refers to all possible cases:

  • a single period in one Programme country;
  • several periods in one Programme country;
  • the sum of different periods in different Programme countries.

The 5-year reference period is calculated backwards from the EMJM scholarship application deadline.

This 12-month rule does not apply to Partner country candidates who hold refugee status in a Programme country.

Students nationals from a Partner country who are not concerned by the 12-month residence rule should apply as a Partner country candidate.





  • Students who have obtained a Bachelor or equivalent (minimum 180 ECTS).
  • Students who are enrolled in the last year of Bachelor level: for these specific profiles, the degree is not required at the application stage, but a certificate of enrolment from the university of origin. And if the applicant is selected, he/she will have to demonstrate at a later stage that he/she has graduated by sending a certificate of success and the transcripts before 1st September.





  • Bachelor in Chemistry, Physics, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, Material Process Engineering, or Modeling applied to Electrochemistry.
  • We are also open to outstanding profiles with other backgrounds, as long as they are compatible with the Master curriculum.





All the documents must be provided.

Each application that is not complete after the deadline is automatically considered as ineligible, and does not reach the Stage 2 of the Selection Process, the academic assessment.





The application and the required attachments must be submitted before the indicated deadline.

The online tool will be automatically closed after the deadline.

The i-MESC Consortium will allow no change in any applications once the deadline is passed.






  • The successful completion of the European Master Programme must lead to the award of either a joint degree or multiple degrees.
  • Students will have to acquire the totality of ECTS credits covered by the European Master Course. Moreover, for each of their mandatory study period in at least two Programme Countries, they will have to acquire at least 30 ECTS.



Evaluation criteria

Each criterion will be given scores between 0 (lowest) and 5 (highest). The maximum score is 150.


Weight in the final grading

Maximum score

Excellence of Education



Coherence of training and scientific background with the i-MESC Curriculum



Statement of purpose



Letters of recommendation



Essay on energy related topic



Language skills, as witnessed by TOEFL or equivalent test scores



University of origin



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