Application procedure (2022-2024 intake)

Call for applications is open from May 27th, 2021 to February 20th (23:59, Brussels’ time), 2022. Candidates from all over the world can apply to the SuCat Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree.

Please fill up this FORM to apply.

 

Admission requirements

Students are admitted to the program as follows:

  • All prospective students apply on line using the SuCat master website
  • The application must be submitted in English
  • Applicants must hold a Eurobachelor degree (or equivalent) in Chemistry or similar studies. Having obtained a minimum of 180 ECTS prior to the beginning of the course and have a good knowledge in English
  • Students are selected by the partners according to their internal regulations and processes.
  • Application received before the end of the deadline
  • Application form filled out in English
  • Application containing all requested elements and documents

Documents required to apply

If you meet all requirements and want to apply to SuCat, the following list of documents will have to be attached to the application in a PDF format:

  • Copy of your diploma(s) / degree(s) certificate(s) (add an English translation if applicable) or enrolled certificate from your university (for last year students)
  • Copy of transcript of records for your whole degree and a grading scale (add an English translation if applicable)
  • If your ranking doesn’t appear on the transcript of records, a letter of your university attesting your ranking in the class
  • Curriculum Vitae in a European format (max 2 pages)
  • Passport (or valid ID document)
  • Proof of current and exact place of residence (see requirements below)
  • Two recommendation letters (no specific format)
  • Other document you consider relevant for the application

Selection procedure

The Selection process for all SuCat Erasmus Mundus students is organized in three steps:

  1. Pre-selection: applicants submit their electronic file to the programme coordinating institution for administrative checking and validation (e. that all documents are certified and correctly translated).
  2. A first analysis will be performed using the following criterion 1) Academic records (30%); 2) Scientific background (20%); 3) Recommendation letters (10%); 4) Level of English (20%) and 5) Practical experience (20%).
  3. Interview of shortlisted candidates. A shortlist determines students that will be interviewed by evaluators . The interview will last 30-40 minutes is designed to explore candidates’ motivation to study on the SuCat course, their critical thinking skills and understanding of social work issues. Candidates will also be able to ask questions about the SuCat programme.  Where possible, interviews will be conducted using video-confrence.  Alternatively, it will be possible to phone shortlisted candidates on a landline or mobile number.
  4. Final selection: files are reviewed and marked on a scale from 1 (very poor) to 5 (outstanding)

Candidates can apply for an EMJMD scholarship to any of the Erasmus+ Erasmus Mundus courses of their choice but for a given academic year the number of applications must be limited to maximum three different joint programmes.

The students will be informed of their selection on the 15th of April 2022.

Important notice

Certificate of residence
The purpose of the residence document is to prove your current place of residence so your current postal address. Which means your name and your own address need to appear on the document as well as the date of issuance of the document.
That is why we need a document as described in the chart below:
Residence certificate issued in accordance with the candidate’s municipality normal registration rules OR Certificate from the candidate’s current place of work, study or training issued by the employer or institution in question
Must have been issued by an official institution within 12 months before the application deadline
Be careful we won’t accept « work certificate » from the company you are working in. We want to have your current personal postal address and not your working address. We won’t accept your birth certificate either or your passport or your driving license.

In order to confirm your registration to SuCat you may need to provide legalized documents such as your diploma, transcript of records or birth certificate. Those documents are not required at application stage so you don’t need to initiate expenditures in case of a non-selection of your application. We will not accept a « work certificate » from the company you are working in. We want to have your current personal postal address and not your working address. We will not accept your birth certificate either or your passport.

Use of Personal Data

Please take due note of the policies by which the EACEA (Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency) collects, manages and uses the personal data in the context of managing mobility projects.

If you are selected (proposed for a scholarship/fellowship, put on the reserve list or enrolled on a self-paying basis) to be part of an Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree your data may be used for the purposes of evaluating the programmes, efficiently manage the projects, and producing statistics. Data could be made available to the EACEA, the European Commission, the European External Action Service staff, as well as to other stakeholders of the Erasmus+ programme, such as Erasmus+ National Agencies, National Erasmus+ Offices and the Erasmus Mundus Student and Alumni Association.

If you want to have an overview of the use of personal data by the EACEA, please read their Privacy Statement document.

Information relating to individuals is collected and used in accordance with the Regulation (EC) No 45-2001 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18.12.2000 of the Protection of Individuals with regard to the processing of personal data by the Community institutions and bodies and on the free movement of such data (OJ L8 of 12.1.2001, p 1).

FAQ's

ELIGIBILITY

You must hold a Eurobachelor degree (or equivalent) in Chemistry or similar studies. Having obtained a minimum of 180 ECTS prior to the beginning of the course.

You can still apply even if you are not graduated, but you will need to graduate before the beginning of the first semester of the SuCat programme. You need to show proof of your studies with a duly signed and stamped statement that declares you are currently in your last year. You need to include the transcript of records showing all courses completed and all uncompleted courses for which you are enrolled. The statement should mention in which month you are expecting to obtain the diploma.

All courses are taught in English, but providing a language test is not compulsory. During the application, we ask you to self-assess your English knowledge. The minimum level required is B2, preferred C1 or equivalent to 580 TOEFL score. Your level of English will also be assessed during the interview if you are selected for the second step.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

Yes. You can submit an official statement of graduation from your university instead of the degree. The statement must mention your name, the name of the programme you followed, and confirm that you have passed all the necessary modules to graduate. Date of graduation should appear as well.

Yes. You can submit an official certificate of enrollment from your university instead of the degree. This certificate must mention your name, the name of the programme you are following and the expected date of graduation.

You can ask your referee/teacher to email your letter to us via emjmd.sucat@univ-poitiers.fr . When applying, submit an empty document instead of the missing letter.

If your ranking does not appear on the transcript of records, we ask you to submit a letter of your university attesting your ranking in the class.

If your documents are in English or French, a translation is not necessary. A translation will be necessary for other languages.

Your name and your own address need to appear on the document as well as the date of issuance of the document. We need a document as described in the chart below:

  • residence certificate issued in accordance with your municipality normal registration rules
  • OR certificate from your current place of work, study or training issued by the employer or institution in question

The document must have been issued by an official institution within 12 months before the application deadline.

Be careful we will not accept « work certificate » from the company you are working in. We want to have your current personal postal address and not your working address. We will not accept your birth certificate either or your passport or your driving license.


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