MSc Scholarships in Global Innovation Management, Erasmus Mundus, Europe

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The MSc. in Global Innovation Management is a unique 2-year programme offered jointly by the University of Strathclyde (Scotland), Aalborg University (Denmark), Hamburg University of Technology (Germany) and, Swinburne University of Technology (Australia) which enables graduates of first degrees in engineering, science and technology to successfully manage the innovation process across international boundaries.

Students have the opportunity to study at two European Universities, with a third option for EU students and self-funded non-EU students to study in Australia in year 2. The programme’s delivery over two years provides a greater depth of learning, more industrial engagement and a rich cultural experience.

Entry Requirements
Candidates admitted to the MSc will require to have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, at second-class level or higher, in an engineering, science or technology subject
  • An appropriate level of competence in the English language, through attaining a minimum of IELTS 6.5 (minimum of 5.5 in any of the 4 test sections) or TOEFL 95 (minimum of listening 21, speaking 23, writing 21 and reading 22)

How to apply
Applications should be made to the administrating institution, the University of Strathclyde. A separate application to ERASMUS MUNDUS is NOT necessary.

Applicants are reminded that they should not apply for any more than 3 Erasmus Mundus courses at the same time. Applying to more than 3 programmes will invalidate all scholarship applications.

To apply online please go here.

Applicants should upload all of the following documents to the application system as instructed within the form:

  • Appendix / cover Sheet to the application (download the 2012 version here)
  • Covering letter (max. 1 page) and summary CV (max. 2 pages) outlining why you should be considered for the course, and why you should be chosen to spend year 2 at a particular partner university;
  • Two scanned letters of reference
  • A copy of the first degree certificate, including confirmation of the level of award (GPA, if award level not stated on certificate)
  • A scanned copy of an English Language Proficiency certificate (see Entry Requirements)
  • A photocopy of your passport

If any of the requested documents are missing from your application after the deadline for scholarship applications, please note that your application will be considered incomplete and cannot be considered for scholarship.

Please note that in making an application to this programme, applicants accept that the submitted personal details and documentation may be shared amongst the GIM consortium partners, with the Erasmus Mundus Agency and with any other body relevant to the processing of applications. Please see this document for full details of the University of Strathclyde’s Data protection Policy.

The closing date for both Category A and Category B scholarship applications is 31st January 2012. A separate application to ERASMUS MUNDUS is NOT necessary.

Non European students applying without scholarship support must apply by 31 April 2012, applications from EU nationals must be received by 31 July 2012.

What Next?
When you apply online you will be given a username and password so that you can log onto the application system and view the status of your application. You will also be assigned an application number which you should quote if making any further enquiries. Please note that it is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that all the requested documentation has been uploaded with the application. If an application is “incomplete” after the deadline stated, or any of the requested documents are missing then it will not be possible to consider the application.

All scholarship applicants will receive a letter by email by 1st April 2012. The letter will confirm either:

  • that you have been forwarded to Erasmus Mundus as a scholarship or reserve candidate;
  • that you have been selected for the programme without scholarship;
  • that your application has been unsuccessful.

Erasmus Mundus will formally confirm all scholarship and scholarship reserve candidates some time in May. Your place will be confirmed by the GIM consortium directly after this.

For more information, please visit official website:

Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to ensure the above information is current and correct. However, applicants should contact the appropriate administering body before making an application, as details do change frequently.


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