Scholars who are willing to contribute to the EMSD programme, are warmly invited to demonstrate their outstanding academic and/or professional experience and bring added value to the teaching of the course, by giving lectures in thier field, leading and participating in seminars or workshops, monitoring and tutoring student research/project activities, participating in thesis reviews, preparing new teaching modules etc. After their visiting scholar activities, the scholars should also contribute to the promotion and dissemination of the Erasmus Mundus Programme in general, and to the European Master Programme in System Dynamics in particular, at their own institution and in their country of origin.
Per course edition, each scholar who has been selected to receive a scholarship should come from a different institution of higher education.
With the support of the Erasmus Mundus programme of the European Union, EMSD is currently able to offer scholarships to scholars.
The scholar scholarships are 1,200 EURO per week for each scholar (a week shall be counted as 4-7 consecutive calendar days). The minimum duration is 2 weeks and the maximum duration is 3 months. Hence, scholar scholarships can vary in size between 2,400 and 14,400 EUROS.
EMMC scholarships will be awarded to scholars in accordance with the following criteria:
- EMSD scholars must demonstrate outstanding academic and/or professional experience and bring concrete added value to the delivery of the EMSD;
- Only candidates who have been accepted by EMSD in accordance with its specific scholars’ selection criteria are eligible for a scholarship.
EMSD scholars holding an Erasmus Mundus scholarship must:
- Commit themselves to actively participate in the masters course activities;
- Spend a minimum of two weeks and a maximum of three months in the partner HEIs;
- Perform teaching/research/student tutoring activities: in the European partner HEIs (for scholars from Third Country HEIs), in the Third Country partner HEIs (for scholars from European partner HEIs);
- Bring concrete added value to the course and students (through teaching of specific classes, leading and participating in seminars or workshops, monitoring and tutoring student research/project activities, participating in thesis reviews, preparing new teaching modules, etc.);
- Contribute, after their visiting scholar activities, to the promotion and dissemination of the Erasmus Mundus Programme in general, and the EMSD programme concerned in particular, in their HEI and country of origin.
*) Third-country nationals, who are eligible for an Erasmus Mundus scholar scholarship, are among the citizens from all other countries than the 27 EU Member States (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Portugal, the UK, Sweden, Cyprus, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Czech Republic, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain) and the EEA-EFTA states (Norway, Lichtenstein, Iceland) and who are not residents of any of the above countries.