Doctorate Scholarships in Membrane Engineering
Doctorate Scholarships in Membrane Engineering: The Erasmus Mundus Doctorate in Membrane Engineering (EUDIME) is designed to implement – at international level – excellence, innovation, mobility and multidisciplinarity in investigation approaches related to membrane science and technology.
The consortium includes six leading partner institutions:
- University of Twente (The Netherlands)
- Institute of Chemical Technology Prague (Czech Republic)
- University of Montpellier 2 and University Paul Sabatier-Toulouse (France)
- University of Leuven (Belgium)
- University of Calabria (Italy).In addition, ten associate partners are part of the EUDIME consortium:
- University of Lisboa (Portugal)
- University of Zaragoza (Spain)
- RWTH Aachen (Germany)
- The European Membrane Society
- The European Membrane House and five industrial companies well-reputed in the field:
- SAPIO S.r.L. and GVS S.p.A. (Italy)
- Veolia Environment (France)
- Alfa Laval A/S (Denmark)
- And Mikropur s.r.o.(Czech Republic).Admission criteria
- Candidates must hold a 2nd Level Master Degree (120 ECTS) or a Single-Cycle Degree (minimum 240 ECTS) in Chemical Engineering or Bio-Engineering, Materials Science, Chemistry or a equivalent degree in a pertinent field, awarded by a College, University or Technical School with recognized standing.
- Candidates are required to provide all appropriate information supporting their ability to apply and complete a doctoral programme: academic record, professional experience and qualification, motivation letter and letters of recommendation.
- Candidates are required to demonstrate their proficiency in English, either by proving that some of their previous studies were successfully completed in English, or by submitting the results of a recognized language proficiency test (TOEFL iBT with minimum required score of 80, TRINITY ISE ESOL II, IELTS with minimum score of 5.5, or equivalent tests to level B2 or higher). In some cases (PET, certificates from Schools of English equivalent to level B1, or absence of certification) the applicant is asked to confirm their good command of English by phone interview or teleconference.Scholarship Application ProcedureStudents interested in applying for Doctorate Scholarships in Membrane Engineering have to complete the EUDIME Application Form, including all required documents listed below:Detailed and signed Curriculum Vitae in English, specifying scientific and professional experiences, academic degrees, publications and special skills. Europass CV template is preferred. Max 3 pages.Copy of all pages of international passport (preferably) or identification card
Certified copy of academic degree(s) in original languages and translated in English, stating the final classification obtained. Certified copies of official transcripts (mark sheets) of academic courses attended to obtain each degree (Bachelor, Master or equivalent) with translation in English, and correspondent Grade Point Average
Signed Letter of Motivation in English, covering the following aspects:
- what made the candidate decide to apply to EUDIME Doctorate
- which skills and abilities make the applicant a good candidate for EUDIME
- motivations to carry out research abroad
- professional interests in coming to Europe for education (statement of purpose) must be included in this letter. Maximum one page. The letter must be provided in two copies: one handwritten and one typedTwo Reference Letters signed by a university lecturer or an expert in the area of Membrane Engineering. Letters must be printed on letterhead and duly signedLetter of Research Statement, describing a research proposal related to the preferred EUDIME research area (as in paragraph 6 of the Application Form). Max 1500 words
Official proof of English language proficiency, providing evidence that the applicant’s level of proficiency of the English language
Any other qualifications relative to the areas of the research dealt with in the course
Applicants with disabilities or special needs may apply, if they wish, for special aids and/or additional time to take the entry examination.
Applicants who wish to make use of this facility must enclose a medical certificate substantiating the validity of their request with their application form.
Doctorate Fellowship – Doctorate Scholarships in Membrane Engineering
1. No more than two doctoral candidates with the same nationality will be awarded an Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctorate (EMJD) fellowship in the same Doctoral programme.
2. Fellowships are awarded exclusively for full‐time enrolment, maximum over 36 months.
3. Amount: € 2,800/month (total: € 100,800 for 36 months).
Doctorate Scholarships in Membrane Engineering
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