Type: Master’s Degree
Who: Students interested in Aquaculture and Environmental studies
What: Full scholarship + Stipend
Where: centres of European excellence in aquaculture research and learning in Scotland, Crete, France and the Netherlands
Program Length: 2 years
Deadline to Apply: 14 February 2021
Citizenship: Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen
Destination Countries: Europe
Academic Subject(s): Aquaculture, Environment and sustainability, Environmental Engineering
Erasmus Mundus scholarships covering tuition fees and a stipend are available for this joint Master’s degree program in Europe for those looking to study Aquaculture and Environmental Studies.
The Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree in Aquaculture, Environment and Society Plus (EMJMD ACES+) will provide an opportunity to study in up to four centers of European excellence in aquaculture research and learning: Scotland, Crete, France, and the Netherlands. It will also allow candidates to gain the practical and theoretical skills needed for a successful career in aquaculture through industry-led research programs, internships, and fieldwork.
Deadline: February 15, 2021
The Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree in AquaCulture, Environment and Society Plus program is open to students who meet the following minimum conditions:
– Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent; second-class or higher at Honours level) in one of the fields of biological or environmental sciences. An appropriate background could include aquaculture-related studies, marine science and/or resources, aquatic biology, biology, or environmental sciences linked to the field of marine science and fisheries.
– For non-U.K. students, a Secure English Language Test (i.e. IELTS) certificate. Applicants must achieve an overall score of 6.5 in this test and a minimum of 6.0 in all four components.
We particularly welcome applications from mature students and/or those with practical working experience in the aquaculture industry.
How to apply
To apply for a place on our next intake (2021-2022) you will need to complete in full two application forms – a University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) international application form and an ACES application form. If you are eligible to apply for a Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) scholarship, please ensure you complete this form as well.
Once you have completed the forms, please email these, along with all supporting documents, as a single PDF file to us at [email protected] by 15 February 2021.
Application forms must be completed in English and can be downloaded here: