Erasmus Mundus scholarship for Arab Students

Type: Master’s Degree

Who: Arab students interested in studying in Europe

What: Program fees, stipend, and housing fees

When: 2021-2022

Where: Belgium

Program Length: 2+ years

Deadline to Apply: 28 February 2021

Citizenship: Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen

Destination Countries: Belgium

Academic Subject(s): Biotechnology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science


The Erasmus Mundus scholarship is a full scholarship that includes the SINReM Master’s  program participation cost, a monthly allowance and travel costs, up to a total of 49,000 euros for the full two-year program. The program participation cost is automatically paid from the scholarship.

SINReM is a two-year master program (120 ECTS credits) leading toward the joint diploma of International Master of Science in Sustainable and Innovative Natural Resource Management. Students graduating from the programme are also awarded the EIT Label Certificate, demonstrating their innovation and entrepreneurship knowledge. SINReM is part of the International Training Centre of the Faculty of Bioscience Engineering of Ghent University, in Belgium, and the EIT RawMaterials Academy.

As part of SINReM, students will work together with peers from diverse backgrounds to carefully assess how to manage the Earth’s resources in an economically sustainable way, with no negative environmental and societal impacts. The goal is for students to instigate a paradigm shift in the industry by developing a holistic view on raw materials processing.

SINReM is particularly suited for (but not limited to): bioscience engineers, biotechnology scientists, chemical engineers, chemists, environmental scientists and engineers, geologists, geophysicists, mining engineers, mineralogists, materials scientists, metallurgists and process engineers.


– Participation/Program fees

– Tuition fees.

– A stipend allowance of 1,000 euros per month for housing and general subsistence (food & leisure).

– A travel allowance up to 3,000 euros per year.

– A one-time installation contribution of 1,000 euros.

Deadline: 28 February 2021


– To be admitted to the SINReM programme, you must:

– Hold a bachelor’s degree (equivalent to at 180 ECTS) in a discipline closely related to the SINReM scope.

– Have a strong background in science (equivalent to at least 15 ECTS in mathematics and/or physics and 10 ECTS in chemistry).

– Have completed your previous degree(s) with good or very good grades (typically top 30% of the students).

– Submit a convincing motivation letter with your application, which shows that the SINReM scope matches your previous education and future goals.

– Fulfil the English-language requirements. Accepted official language test certificates (the certificate cannot be older than 5 years):

– TOEFL IBT (at least total score of 86 out of 120)

– TOEFL PBT (at least total score of 570)

– Academic IELTS (overall band score of at least 6.5 with at least 6 for writing)

– Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE)

If you have obtained at least 60 ECTS credits with English as the language of instruction, you can provide a stamped and signed certificate of English proficiency issued by your home university. Only for nationals of: Australia, Botswana, Canada, Eritrea, Gambia, Ghana, Guyana, India, Ireland, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Namibia, New Zealand, Nigeria, Philippines, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Trinidad and Tobago, Uganda, UK, USA, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

How to apply:

Register here

Complete the online application and wait for further instructions by email.

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