Funding your Studies

The Europubhealth+ programme is an Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree that has been recognized as a Master of excellence by the European Commission since 2006.

Find out about the different ways to finance your studies.

The Europubhealth+ consortium awards Erasmus+: Erasmus Mundus scholarships to the best candidates who apply before the indicated deadline each year.

When creating an online profile, applicants must choose the relevant category based on the following rules:

All countries in the world are divided in two categories under the Erasmus+ programme:

  • Programme countries are the 27 European Union member states + the United Kingdom*, Macedonia, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Turkey and Serbia.
  • Partner countries are all the countries in the world that are not listed above.

 *The United Kingdom will still be considered as a Programme country within the Europubhealth+ Master course until 2023-2025 intake.

  • Students fall under the Programme country category when:
    • they are citizens of one of the Programme countries
    • OR
    • they are citizens of a Partner country but they have been residents or have carried out their main activity (studies, training or work) for more than a total of 12 months over the last five years in one of the Programme Countries. The five year reference period is calculated backwards as from January 2022 (this 12-month residency rule does not apply to candidates who for various reasons and under various circumstances have sought refuge and received a refugee status in a Programme Country).
  • Students fall under the Partner country category when they are not a Programme Country student as defined by the above mentioned rules.
  • Students with a double nationality (of both a Partner and a Programme Country) must specify the nationality under which they submit their application.

Scholarship amount

EMJMD scholarships cover travel expenses, participation costs and living costs for the entire duration of the Master course (max. 46,000€ for the two-year course). The total amount of the grant can vary according to the nationality and the place of residence of the scholarship holder. Therefore, a proof of the current place of residence at the time of application is mandatory to provide at application stage when applying for a scholarship.

Objective Scholarship holder from a Partner Country  Scholarship holder from a Programme Country 
Contribution to the travel costs From 2.000€ to 3.000€ per year 1.000€ per year
Contribution to the installation costs 1.000€ at the begining of the course N/A
Contribution to the subsistence costs* 1.000€ per month 1.000€ per month
Contribution to the participation costs 8.000€ per year.

N.B.: This amount is directly deducted from the grant and is not paid to the student.

4.500€ per year. (Scholarship holders from Programme countries benefit from a participation waiver of 1.000€ per year).

N.B.: This amount is directly deducted from the grant and is not paid to the student.

*Monthly allowances cannot be paid during a period of study/internship spent in the student’s country of residence.

To be eligible for an Erasmus+:Erasmus Mundus scholarship, applicants must meet both:

  • The Europubhealth+ admission requirements and be selected by the Europubhealth+ Selection Committee to join the course.
  • The Erasmus Mundus eligibility criteria that are specific to the scholarship:
    • Students who have already obtained an Erasmus Mundus scholarship at Master/Doctoral level are not eligible for an additional scholarship within the Europubhealth+ programme.
    • Students benefiting from an Erasmus Mundus scholarship cannot benefit from another EU grant while pursuing their Europubhealth+ studies.
    • Students must study their first and second academic year in two countries that are different from their country of residence.
    • The financial support shall be repaid by the scholarship holder in case of fraud or false declaration.

The application for the Erasmus+:Erasmus Mundus scholarships is done when applying online for the Europubhealth+ Master course before the indicated deadline.

Europubhealth+ self-funded students who do not already benefit from an Erasmus Mundus excellence scholarship may apply for an Erasmus+ mobility grant to support the costs of their second academic year in the programme. The Erasmus+ grant is not means tested and is open to students of all nationalities. The Erasmus+ grant (around 200-300€ per month depending on the destination country) is only intended to assist students with additional costs incurred during the second year of study. It is not enough to cover all expenses and should not be relied on for essential living costs such as food and rent.

Please note that due to the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union, the Erasmus+ mobility grant is no longer available for students who start the programme at the University of Sheffield.

You may find more information on the European Agency website.

        Living costs

We have compiled information regarding the living costs in the different cities of the EPH host universities. You will find below a life cost comparator as well as the webpages dedicated to information on the living costs for international students.