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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Last updated on September 21st, 2018

Please consult the Programme and How to apply sections of this site to get most of your questions answered!

Q: What is Erasmus+

A:¬†Erasmus+ is an EU Programme covering higher education; within Europe’s Programme Countries as well as international cooperation with Partner Countries.

Q: How do I apply for the programme?

A: Applications are submitted through an online system which will be available at this website during the application time frame. Click here for details!

Q: When is the site open for application?

A: Preliminary opening date is beginning of November 2019, and closing January 15 2019 @ 12:00 CET. Please note these dates in your calendar!

Q: Who can apply?

A: Anyone meeting the eligibility requirements can apply. Scholarships are however targeted to a limited number of countries.

Q: Do I need to submit all certificates with my application?

A: No, in the first round we only require your scanned passport. After the Prequalification, about 40 candidates will be invited to the final selection, including an interview and submission of all certified copies of documents (in some cases also health tests). However, it is a good idea to prepare for this in good time!

Q: How do I accept an offer to participate?

A: Selected candidates (including reserves) will be notified by e-mail, and will be instructed how and when to reply. If you applied for an EMJMD Scholarship, your candidature must also be approved by EU’s EACEA authority, before which your acceptance remains preliminary. Any previous holders of EMJMD Sholarships, or those accepted to another EMJMD course, will be rejected by EACEA.

Q: What happens after acceptance to the course?

A: The course entry is in Glasgow. You will have to fill out and e-sign a GCU form, to which you append all your certified documents. The MUrCS Secretariat will then send you information about the necessary preparations, e g visa application and health control, accomodation, travel arrangements etc. The EMJMD Scholarship comprises a travel grant to cover a return ticket from your country to the UK, and a free health insurance. All participants are advised to obtain a European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) before travelling to the UK.

Q: What  are the tuition fees, and what is covered by an EMJMD Scholarship

A: Tuition fees and scholarships, including restrictions, are described here.

Q: Can I bring my family?

A: Yes, but MUrCS is not responsible and has no possibilities of supporting visa applications, travel, housing or any other matters referring to accompanying family members.