Fees and scholarships

IMLEX fees and scholarships

Consortium fees

The consortium fees for IMLEX are:

4000 EUR/academic year for students from the Erasmus+ programme countries* and

8000 EUR/academic year for students from the Erasmus+ partner countries**

*) Erasmus+ Programme Countries are EU countries + North Macedonia, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Serbia, Turkey and United Kingdom (as a participating country during the transition period, until 31 December 2020)

**) Erasmus+ Partner Countries include all other countries except the countries listed above.

IMLEX applicants can apply for Erasmus Mundus scholarships by answering the scholarship question in the IMLEX student application form.

Erasmus Mundus scholarships

The Erasmus Mundus scholarship covers

  • participation costs (including the tuition fees, library and laboratory costs)
  • full insurance coverage
  • any other mandatory costs related to your participation in the Master
  • a contribution to your travel and installation costs
  • includes a monthly subsistence allowance for the entire duration of the study programme.

The scholarships are available for non-EU and EU students, and the total amount of the scholarship varies according to your nationality and place of residence.

Read more on Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degrees in the European Commission website.

What is included in the Erasmus Mundus scholarship

Contribution to the participation costs

  • 8 000 EUR per year per scholarship holder from a Partner Country
  • 4 000 EUR per year per scholarship holder from a Programme Country

Contribution to travel and installation costs

  • 1 000 EUR per year per scholarship holder resident in a Programme Country for travel costs.
  • 2 000 EUR per year for travel costs + 1 000 EUR for installation costs for a scholarship holder, resident in a Partner Country less than 4000 km from Joensuu, Finland (the EMJMD coordinating HEI)
  • 3 000 EUR per year for travel costs + 1 000 EUR for installation costs for a scholarship holder, resident in a Partner Country 4 000 km or more from Joensuu, Finland (the EMJMD coordinating HEI)

Contribution to the subsistence costs

  • 1 000 EUR per month for the entire duration of the EMJMD study programme (24 months maximum). Contribution to subsistence costs will not be given to the scholarship holders for the EMJMD periods (study/research/placement/thesis preparation) spent in their country of residence, nor to scholarship holders from a Partner Country for the EMJMD periods exceeding one trimester (i.e. 3 months or the equivalent of 15 ECTS credits) spent in any Partner Country other than Japan.

EMJMD scholarships for students from Partner Countries

Annually the IMLEX programme offers 3-4 EMJMD scholarship positions for Partner Country students.

The above scholarships (max. 47 000 EUR) can be applied by the students whose citizenship is one of the Erasmus+ Partner Countries (see above). Partner Country students who are not residents nor have carried out their main activity (studies, training or work) for more than a total of 12 months over the last five years in any Programme Country are considered as Partner Country students. The five-year reference period for this 12-month rule is calculated backwards from the submission deadline of applying for an EMJMD scholarship.

Students with Partner Country citizenship who do not fulfil the Partner Country criteria defined above (12-month rule) count as Programme Country students. Students with a double nationality (of a Partner and of a Programme Country) must specify the nationality under which they submit their application.

Individuals who have already benefited from an Erasmus Mundus Master’s Course scholarship are not eligible for a second scholarship in order to follow the same or another Erasmus Mundus Master’s Course. Students benefiting from an Erasmus Mundus scholarship cannot benefit from another Community grant while pursuing their Erasmus Mundus Master’s studies.

A maximum of three students with the same nationality per Category can be awarded an EMJMD scholarship. (This rule does not apply to the Toyohashi University of Technology students who are selected in the TUT student quota and are not EMJMD scholarship holders).

EMJMD scholarships for students from Programme Countries

Annually the IMLEX programme offers 4-5 EMJMD scholarship positions for Programme Country students.

The above scholarships (max. 34 00 EUR) can be applied by the students whose citizenship is one of the Erasmus+ Programme Countries (see above).

Students with a Partner country citizenship who do not fulfil the Partner Country criteria defined above (12-month rule) also count as Programme Country students. Students with a dual nationality (of a Partner and of a Programme Country) must specify the nationality under which they submit their application.

Individuals who have already benefited from an Erasmus Mundus Master’s Course scholarship are not eligible for a second scholarship in order to follow the same or another Erasmus Mundus Master’s Course. Students benefiting from an Erasmus Mundus scholarship cannot benefit from another Community grant while pursuing their Erasmus Mundus Master’s studies.

A maximum of three students with the same nationality per Category can be awarded an EMJMD scholarship

JASSO Scholarships

In this Erasmus Mundus – Partnership with Japan programme, Japanese students from the Toyohashi University of Technology can apply for scholarships from JASSO. Please see more information in the TUT IMLEX website.

Consortium scolarships

In student intake 2020, the IMLEX consortium will offer two consortium scholarships, which cover 100% of the participation cost.