Erasmus Mundus offers Cartography MSc Scholarships for International Students, 2018

International applications are invited for Erasmus Mundus Scholarships to pursue International Master Programme in Cartography.

The application for the 2018 intake (program start: October 2018) is open from January 1 to May 31, 2018.


Scholarships Number and Award:

Scholarships for the four-semester Cartography M.Sc. programme are:

-Contribution to travel costs of 2 x 3.000 € (6.000 € in total) per scholarship holder travelling more than 4.000 km OR 2 x 2.000 € (4.000 € in total) per scholarship holder travelling less than 4.000 km plus 1000 € in total for installation costs.

-Subsistence costs of 1.000 € per month, 24.000 € in total. Contribution to subsistence costs must NOT be given to scholarship holders for the study periods (study /research /placement /thesis preparation) spent in their country of residence.

-Contribution to participation costs of ca. 2.425 € per semester, maximum 9.700 € in total.

-Insurance package, i.e., health insurance.

-The scholarship is a full scholarship, meant to cover all costs (e.g., tuition fees, travelling, visa costs, accommodation, living expenses, etc.). There will be no further funding.


Education Level & Subject:

Scholarships are available for pursuing master’s programme in the field of cartography and geoinformatics.



-Citizens of all nationalities are eligible to apply.

-University is looking for students who are self-disciplined and show initiative, are independent thinkers but also team players and are interested in art, science, and technology.

-If English is not your first language, one of the following English language tests can be accepted as proof of proficiency: IELTS Academic Module / TOEFL iBT / Cambridge Certificates Cambridge Main Suite.


Required Documents:

-Passport style photo (as for ID)

-Complete and current Résumé (CV)

-Letter of motivation: Please describe your personal reasons and your particular interests and motivation for undertaking post-graduate studies in Cartography at TUM, TUW, TUD and UT on1 to 2 pages.

-Subject and grade transcript of studies to date (officially certified copy): Please do not send original certificates, only officially certified copies including translation into English. TUM does not assume any liability for unsolicited original certificates.

-Two letters of recommendation (original documents): Two original letters of recommendation have to be submitted from faculty members, who are familiar with your work in the major area of your graduate study. If that work occurred some time ago, a recommendation from those people familiar with your professional performance is acceptable.

-English language certificate

-Application for admission or for enrolment from TUMonline system

-If applicable: Chinese, Mongolian and Vietnamese applicants have to submit a valid APS certificate (original) from the German Embassy in China/Mongolia/Vietnam

-Applicants with a qualification for postgraduate studies (e.g. a bachelor’s degree) obtained in a country outside of the EU/EWG are required to have their application documents proofed before submission by the University Application Service for International Students (uni-assist e.V.). Uni-assist will issue a VPD certificate.


How to Apply:

Online Application click 



March 15, 2018


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