Frequently Asked Questions
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It is a two-year Erasmus Mundus Master’s Programme in Resilience in Educational Contexts (EMJMD FLOURISH) awarded by four partner universities and including at least three mobility tracks.
The EMJMD FLOURISH consists of 120 ECTS, 60 ECTS per academic year. Students are expected to successfully complete a total of 60 ECTS credits per year. The European Credit-Transfer-System (ECTS) is a standard for comparing the study attainment and performance of students in higher education across the European Union and other collaborating European countries.
No, the EMJMD FLOURISH is only offered full time and the first three semesters are offered only face to face; the fourth semester (dissertation) however, may be done online, onsite, of blended.
The first edition of FLOURISH programme starts in the beginning of October 2023 at the University of Malta.
You will receive a Joint Master Degree issued and recognised by the four Universities in the Consortium.
Yes the whole programme at all the different mobility tracks is in English.
Yes, applications for scholarships for the second cohort open on 1st November 2023 and end on the 31st December 2023 but self-funded students may still apply at a later date.
No, the application is free of charge.
Yes the EMJMD FLOURISH programme is offered to both programme (EU/EEA) and partner countries, and scholarships are also offered to both. However, no more than 25% of the total number of scholarships available will be awarded to programme country students.
The list of programme and partner countries whose nationals are eligible for a scholarship may be found here.
Yes. Students in their final year of undergraduate education may also apply and can, if considered qualified, receive a conditional offer. They should include a written statement from their degree administration’s office confirming that they are registered in the final year of their degree and giving the expected completion date. Those who receive a conditional offer, should then present the degree certificate to the University of Malta’s Admission’s Office before the commencement of the course.
Although an ID card for EU students is acceptable, we would prefer all applicants to get a passport.
All students are requested to indicate their nationality in their application. In case you have a double nationality, you should choose only one. Note that EMJMD FLOURISH offers a higher number of scholarships for Partner country students.
If you are a national from a Partner country and have carried out your main activity (studies, training or work) for more than a total of 12 months over the last 5 years in one or several Programme country(ies), you should apply as Programme country candidate. The wording “total of 12 months” refers to all possible cases, namely a single period in one Programme country, several periods in one Programme country, the sum of different periods in different Programme countries. The 5-year reference period is calculated backwards from the EMJMD scholarship application deadline. This 12-month rule does not apply to Partner country candidates who hold refugee status in a Programme country .If you are a national from a Partner country and the 12-month residence rule does not apply to you, you should apply as a Partner country candidate.
No there is no specific format, but it should not exceed 500 words. Please indicate on the letter whether you are applying for a scholarship.
No there is no specific format. Letters of reference may be academic or from your employer or both, and must be signed.
You may apply, however you are NOT eligible for an EM scholarship. Individuals who have already benefited from an EM master’s programme scholarship are not eligible for a second scholarship in order to follow the same or another master’s programme.
International students attending the EMJMD FLOURISH Programme and whose first language is not English are required to have an appropriate grade/score in an approved examination in English language before they can register on an academic programme. The recognised English Language qualifications by the EMJMD FLOURISH are found on the Programme’s website here.
Applicants who are nationals of English-Speaking Countries and completed their secondary education certificate in the same country; or applicants who successfully completed a full degree at a recognised Higher Education Institution from such countries may be exempted from presenting a SELT Certificate. The list of countries is indicated here
If the supporting (official) documents, certificates or letters have been issued in a language other than English, you need to submit scanned copies of qualifications and detailed transcripts in the original language as well as certified English translated copies of these qualifications/ transcripts.
It means that as a students on the EMJMD FLOURISH programme, you need to pay for the tuition fees of the programme and for your travelling, accommodation and living expenses. There are different tuition fees for programme and partner countries (see Costs and Funding on this website here).
Admitted candidates will receive a formal notification from the EACEA confirming their admission by the end of April. Excluded and reserve candidates will be sent a message from the EMJMD FLOURISH Management.
Yes, all applicants have the right to appeal against the selection decision. The appeal needs to be submitted within a period of 15 days from the day after the notification of the outcome of the selection. More information may be found here.
Admitted candidates will be guided to register for the EMJMD programme through the website during a specific deadline.
Yes, health insurance is mandatory. The EMJMD Programme will pay the health insurance costs for all scholarship students. Self-funding students should arrange their own health insurance.
All admitted candidates, both scholarship holders and self-funding, will be sent a specific information on visa procedures, travelling and accommodation arrangements, among others, that will help them prepare for the mobility. More information may be found here.