Full MSc & MA Scholarship for Overseas Student in Europe

The Master in Digital Communication Leadership (DCLead) approaches the vast and recent field of digital communication from an interdisciplinary and international point of view bringing together advanced academic discussion with practical knowledge and skills. The programme promotes a non-techno-deterministic, social and ethical reflection on digital communication for future leaders of the field.



Scholarships Number and Award:

Fully funded scholarship


Education Level & Subject:

The scholarship is available to apply for the MSc (Master in Science) in Digital Communication Leadership or the MA (Master of Arts) in Digital Communication Leadership.



-The scholarship is open for all nationality applicants

Required Academic Qualifications

-An applicant for admission shall hold the equivalent of an academic bachelor’s degree from a recognized academic higher education institution, corresponding to at least 180 ECTS (6 semesters), or a Master’s degree.

-Applicants for the Digital Communication, Policy and Innovation in Europe (track A), should have a Bachelor or Master degree in Mass Communication, Communications, Journalism or Media Studies. Candidates with a bachelor or master’s degree in Law, Sociology, Education, Translations or other social science disciplines must have gained competencies in the field of digital communication through work experience to be eligible.

-Applicants for the Digital Technology and Management track (track B) must have a Bachelor or Master in Computer Science, Information Technology, or Software Engineering. Candidates with a bachelor or master’s degree in business administration with competencies in Information Technologies gained through work experience are also considered. Candidates with other bachelor or master’s degrees are not eligible.

-Applicants for positions as self-funding students that do not have a Bachelor’s degree at the moment of the application, but, they are expected to be awarded a Bachelor’s degree before the start of the programme, are considered.

-Applicants for an E+ Scholarship that do not have a Bachelor’s degree at the time of the submission of application are not eligible for the scholarship.

-Furthermore, in judging whether a particular diploma or work experiences are relevant to the topic of the programme, the selection commission will take into consideration the motivation letter.

-Prospective candidates should also note that Digital Marketing is a minor subject in the DCLead programme.

-Candidates of all nationalities are eligible for Erasmus + Scholarship, although 75% of these scholarships are Partner Countries scholarships. Only applicants who will submit all required documents will be eligible for consideration.


Required Documents:

In the first phase, candidates fill out the online application form and attach, where requested, a single PDF file of less than 50MB containing the following documents in the order specified here:

-Curriculum Vitae (CV), based on the English template from the Europass website

-A scan of the original university diploma(s), AND certified translation if the document is not issued in English or German.

-A scan of the original (AND certified translation if the document is not issued in English or German) official transcript of study results from your university.

-Original English test results, certificates or diplomas (see below the section about English proficiency).

-Motivation letter.

-Two (minimum) or three (maximum) Recommendation Letters in English.


How to Apply:

-The application procedure is divided into two phases: Application (Phase 1) and Registration (Phase 2). All candidates wishing to participate in the programme must carry out the tasks described in Phase 1.

-Only candidates shortlisted for participation, after receiving a confirmation of their selection by email, can carry out the tasks described in Phase 2.

-Note that if the documents provided for phase 2 provide any information that is different from the information provided during phase 1, the application will be immediately canceled.

-Providing a proof of English proficiency is recommended for Phase 1, particularly if a candidate applies for an E+ Scholarship. A fulfillment of the rules for the proof of English proficiency is mandatory for Phase 2.



November 30, 2018


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