MESPOM invites applications from all countries. Successful candidates must have a good first degree in a subject related to environmental sciences, policy and management such as biology, geography, other earth sciences, civil engineering, urban or landscape planning, resource economics or specialised disciplines (environmental engineering, environmental management, environmental economics, environmental policy). Candidates with other first degrees are also considered if they show commitment to environmental careers, usually through work experience. Admission is based on the academic and intellectual excellence of applicants as well as their motivation and prior experience. All candidates should demonstrate proficiency in English. In order to create a multicultural learning environment, the Consortium strives to achieve a balance between various geographic and disciplinary backgrounds of MESPOM students.
Admission to MESPOM is highly competitive. In 2010 about 1,000 qualified candidates from 72 countries competed for existing places. A successful applicant has typically graduated with excellent grades from a good university and/or has successful professional environmental career. S/he understands global environmental challenges and has a clear commitment to contribute to their resolution.
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All MESPOM applications should be made through the Central European University's on-line application system in accordance with CEU Admission Requirements and with respect to the MESPOM specific eligibility requirements and application procedure.
Application deadlines for the 2015-2017 study period are (see also the CEU admission webpage for more details):
- February 1, 2015*:DEADLINE for applicants applying for financial aid. Applications must be complete with Engligh test score reports, wherever applicable.
- April 1, 2015*:SECOND DEADLINE for applicants applying for tuition waivers only. Applications must be complete with any applicable standard test score reports (TOEFL, IELTS, etc.).
- June 1, 2015*: FINAL DEADLINE for self-financing students. Applications must be complete with Engligh test score reports, wherever applicable.
*Applications must be submitted before 23:59 hrs Pacific Standard Time (PST) on the given date.
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The admission process will include a check of eligibility requirements and selection by the MESPOM Academic Board.
The Academic Board will allocate MESPOM tuition waivers to the best applicants. CEU will make a separate decision on awarding CEU fellowships to eligible candidates.
Applicants will be informed on selection results in April.
Scholars can apply on an ongoing basis (there is no set deadline). However, due to high demand for Erasmus Mundus Fellowships we recommend you to submit your application by September of the 2-year period in which you want to undertake your visit. For example, to visit MESPOM in 2012-2014, the application should ideally be submitted by September 2012.
For more information see Erasmus Mundus Scholars