PIXNET Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree Scholarships for International Students, 2018

PIXNET Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree Scholarships for International Students, 2018

Applications are invited for Photonic Integrated Circuits, Sensors and NETworks (PIXNET) Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree Scholarship programme at PIXNET partner universities. Students from Programme and Partner countries are eligible to apply.

The Photonic Integrated Circuits, Sensors and NETworks (PIXNET) Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree is a two-year programme (120 ECTS) aimed at training talented students in the design, creation, and assessment of innovative integrated devices based on photonic technologies. The set of learning outcomes include the theoretical design of system/network devices, the design, and simulation of a photonic integrated circuit, fabrication in a clean room facility and the packaging and final testing of the prototypes.

Scholarship Description: 

  • Application Deadline: February 28, 2018
  • Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue Master degree program
  • Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to learn any of the subjects offered by the university.
  • Scholarship Award: EMJMD student scholarships cover the entire duration of the Master course and are awarded exclusively for a full-time enrolment in the 2018-19 PIXNET first intakes. The Erasmus Mundus programme provides for PIXNET different types of scholarships, as follows: PARTNER COUNTRY Scholarships: full-study scholarship covering all necessary costs during the study course period for “Partner-country” students.
  • Nationality: Students from Programme and Partner countries are eligible to apply.
  • Number of Scholarships: Numbers not given
  • Scholarship can be taken in Italy, Japan, UK and the Netherlands

Eligibility for the Scholarship: 

Eligible Countries: Erasmus Mundus Partner-country candidates (deadline 28th February 2018)
Reserved for:
Students coming from any country of the world other than those covered by the Programme-country specification defined above.

Erasmus Mundus Programme-country candidates (deadline 28th February 2018)

Reserved for:
Students from the 28 EU Member States students (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania,  Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom) or from Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Turkey or The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.
Third-country students who have been resident in, or carried out their main activities (studies, work, etc.) in, any of these aforementioned countries for more than a total of 12 months over the last five years.

Entrance Requirements: To be eligible for this scholarship you must meet the following requirements:

PIXNET Programme is direct to successful students from any side of the world, who would like to enlarge their knowledge about Photonics by an international Master’s programme. Two kinds of a candidate can apply:

1)  Erasmus Mundus Programme-country candidates

Reserved for:

Students from the 28 EU Member States students (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania,  Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom) or from Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Turkey or The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.

Third-country students who have been resident in, or carried out their main activities (studies, work, etc.) in, any of these aforementioned countries for more than a total of 12 months over the last five years.

2) Erasmus Mundus Partner-country candidates

Reserved for:

Students coming from any country of the world other than those covered by the Programme-country specification defined above.

English Language Requirements: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

Master Scholarships

Application Procedure: 

How to Apply: Please note that different deadlines apply.

In the application candidates should provide the following information:

  • Surname; forename; place/country and date of birth; citizenship(s) [1]; gender; marital status; disabilities;
  • Permanent address and mail address (if different), where applicants wish to receive paper communications concerning the application; phone, e-mail, and Skype contacts;
  • University career: academic title, degree-award date, university and final score, academic year of beginning of BSc’s studies, standard duration of courses, average score of exams taken;
  • Level of knowledge of the English language and other foreign languages;
  • Preference order of the six possible mobility paths (curricula);
  • request for an Erasmus Mundus scholarship and corresponding category (Programme Country, Partner Country, ENI South, ASIA LDC Countries, Asia Remaining Countries, Latin America – LMI Countries, Latin America – Brazil and Mexico, Latin America remaining countries, according to the European Commission criteria, and declaration from the candidate that the relevant eligibility criteria are fulfilled [2];
  • Declaration of knowledge of selection criteria, procedure and timetable;
  • Commitment to notify any change of address or e-mail contact to the Master’s Secretariat;
  • Declaration on EMJMD number of applications threshold(applicants declare their awareness that for a given academic year the number of applications for an EMJMD scholarship to any of the Erasmus + courses must be limited to maximum three different joint programmes).
  • Applicants must include in the application (all materials must be in Adobe pdf format and must use the file-name nomenclature shown):
  • pdf: signed curriculum vitae in English covering the educational background, cultural and professional experience and all other information that might help in the evaluation of the candidate;
  • pdf: (e.g. residence certificate in accordance with the candidate’s municipality normal registration rules or certificate from the candidate’s place of work, study or training. Documents provided must have been issued within 12 months before the submission deadline of the application; PLEASE NOTE: passports may be considered a valid residence certificate only if they contain the actual address of the holder);
  • pdf: certified copy of Degree Certificate translated into English;
  • pdf: certified academic records and transcripts, reporting the final grade and grades earned in individual exams, translated into English;
  • pdf: motivation letter;
  • pdf: copy o the main page(s) of passport for proof of nationality;
  • pdf: any other useful documentation for the assessment;
  • pdf: two reference letters or Testimonial of Experience (i.e. internship certificates, training attestations; supervisor’s e-mail testimony in PDF format, etc…);
  • pdf: English proficiency certificate (TOEFL, IELTS, Cambridge or other official certificates).

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