Deadline : 10 January 2016
Requirement : Citizen of nationals from the following countries: Cambodia, China, North Korea, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam -from certain institutions for Bachelor/Master/Doctoral studies.
Award : Full Scholarship and the amounts are more than the average-type of other scholarships
IMPAKT stands for International Mobility Programme for Academic and Knowledge Transfer. The University of Rouen coordinates a consortium of 20 institutions of higher education in Asia and Europe, spread throughout the seventeen countries involved in this project, having the National Economics University (Vietnam) as co-coordinator of the project. The European countries are: Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Portugal and Spain and the Third countries in Asia are: China, Indonesia, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Cambodia, Lao PDR, Mongolia, Myanmar, Vietnam. The programme will enable the exchange of students and staff between the two regions. IMPAKT will mainly focus on the fields of Economics, Education, Environmental Sciences, Law, Management and Planning.
General eligibility criteria for nationality and residence To be eligible for IMPAKT scholarship, applicants must meet a set of minimum requirements. Mobility from Asia to Europe: Eligible for the program are nationals from the following countries: Cambodia, China, North Korea, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam. Applicants must not have resided in Europe for more than 12 months in the last 5 years. Applicants must not have been awarded another Erasmus Mundus scholarship for the same level of mobility. The applicant is required to have a working knowledge of the language used in the host institution. Providing a certificate will be favorable to the application.
Each individual selected by the project will receive a scholarship from the European Union (amounts below), but also a round-trip ticket to / from their country of origin and the host country, insurance covering health and travel, and visa fees in certain cases. Fees for enrollment in the host university are fully supported by the program.
The following selection criteria will be taken into consideration: • Academic excellence of the applicant: student’s record for Undergraduate and Master students, working/research plan for Doctorate and Post-doctorate students and staff • Quality of the application and motivation of the applicant: motivation letter, CV • Relevance of the mobility: adequacy of study plan (learning agreement), recommendation letter from the home institution and acceptance letter from the host institution or initial contact with supervisor/ colleague at the host institution • Language requirements: sufficient knowledge of academic communication or of the language of teaching; sufficient knowledge of international languages in use in the host country
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