EMECS - European Masters programme in Embedded Computing Systems, Erasmus+

Deadline
January 31, 2019

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Scholarships

Master

Location (s):

  • Germany
  • Norway
  • United Kingdom
Kaiserslautern, Trondheim, Southampton

Overview

The European Masters programme in Embedded Computing Systems (EMECS) is a two-years Erasmus Mundus Master's course where each of the two academic years is spent at a different EMECS partner university. The partner universities of our consortium are Technische Universität Kaiserslautern, University of Southampton, and Norwegian University of Science and Technology.

Details

Our partner universities are leading European research institutions in this field, offering excellent teaching quality and a broad spectrum of study modules to choose from. Additionally, the student mobility between partner universities provides a rich international experience that is vital in a globalized economy.


Opportunity is About:


Eligibility

Candidates should be from:

Description of Ideal Candidate:

You have earned a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or a related discipline? If your ambition is to deepen your expertise and to enhance your career opportunities in the vibrant field of Embedded Systems then you are at the right place. Please take a look at the EMECS course.

Admission requirements

Required degree 

  • The applicant must hold at least a B.Sc. degree (or equivalent) in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or a related program. At the time of application preliminary transcripts are accepted. Final transcripts must be provided upon enrollment.
  • The grade average of the previous study should prove high qualification of the applicant. This will normally be the case for a grade average of ‘B’ or better in terms of the ECTS grading scale. 

English language

  • Applicants need to prove that they have sufficient fluency in English. We normally ask for IELTS 6.5 overall with at least 6.0 in each competency. This corresponds to a TOEFL result with a score of about 600 paper-based/250 computer-based/95 internet-based test. For information on accepted English language tests, please visit www.southampton.ac.uk/admissions_language.
  • The proof of English proficiency is required even when the language of instruction for the previous education was English. However, for nationals of countries listed under this link the proof of language proficiency is waived. 

Graduate Record Examination (GRE)

  • Taking the GRE test is recommended but not mandatory. The GRE code number of the University of Kaiserslautern is 7143. 

Motivation letter

  • The applicant must show that he/she is well motivated for the Embedded Computing Systems programme by writing a short letter of motivation of about one page. 

Recomendation letters

  • The application must be supported by two letters of recommendation from university professors or employers.

Dates:

Deadline: January 31, 2019


Cost/funding for participants:

The EMJMD student scholarship for the EMECS programme includes:

  • A tuition waiver: this covers the costs for programme tuition, enrollment and health insurance

  • A monthly living allowance amounting to 1,000 EUR for the entire duration of the EMECS programme (24 months): this allowance is dedicated to covering your living costs while studying in EMECS

  • A contribution to travel and installation costs: this is meant to support your travel and settling at an EMECS location (e.g., flight airfare and visa fees)

    • 1,000 EUR per year: payable to scholarship holders with residence in Erasmus+ programme countries

    • 2,000 EUR per year for travel costs + 1000 € for installation costs: payable to scholarship holders with residence in a partner country which is located in a distance of less than 4,000 km from the EMECS Coordination Office (University of Kaiserslautern, Germany)

    • 3,000 EUR per year for travel costs + 1000 € for installation costs: payable to scholarship holders with residence in a partner country which is located in a distance of 4,000 km or more from the EMECS Coordination Office (University of Kaiserslautern, Germany)

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