The GEM programme (2021-27) has 60 Erasmus+ scholarships that are equally allocated across the tracks – 15 per track. The number of scholarships available in a given track in a given year will vary, but the total per track will add up to 15 across the four intakes (2021-23, 2022-24, 2023-25, and 2024-26).

For the 2024-26 intake we have 16 Erasmus+ scholarships.  We have provisionally allocated the following number of Erasmus+ scholarships across the four tracks to bring all tracks to 16 scholarships in total: Track 1 – four scholarships; Track 2 – four scholarships; Track 3 – two scholarships; and Track 4 - six scholarships.

Candidates may also apply for other types of funding/scholarships to enter the GEM programme. For self-funded students, we refer you to the financial information mentioned below.


All applicants who submit their application before the deadline are automatically applying for the Erasmus+ (EMJMD) Scholarship. Please note the following: 

Candidates who have applied for an Erasmus+ scholarship will be provisionally notified of the outcome by 31st of March 2024. 

Note that Erasmus+ adhere to the following clauses regarding  their scholarship funding:


Approximately 15 Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree (EMJMD) Scholarships are offered each year. EMJMD scholarships will offer funding for the duration of a maximum of 24 months and provide the following: 

There is a difference in funding depending if you are a Programme Country or Partner Country student:  **Please use the Distance Calculator 

In the table below it is made visible which countries are considered a Partner country of a Programme country according to the European Commission:

Programme Countries

Partner Countries

Member States of the European Union (EU): Belgium, Bulgaria, Czechia, Denmark, Germany, Estonia, Ireland, Greece, Spain, France, Croatia, Italy, Cyprus, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Hungary, Malta, Netherlands, Austria, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Slovakia, Finland, Sweden.


Third countries associated to the Programme: North Macedonia, Serbia, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Türkiye.

The difference between a Partner and Programme Country is explained more in detail on the website of the European Commission.

Important Note: A Partner Country applicant cannot have lived in a Programme Country for 12 or more months in the past 5 years (otherwise the applicant would be categorised as an applicant from a Programme Country). Proof needs to be provided (upon being selected) to show this.  

Below a visual overview for more clarity on the financial overview (first overview is concerning the travel allowance and the second overview concerning the living allowance):


The difference between a Partner and Programme Country is explained more in detail here.