Wednesday, December 12, 2007

European Master Scholarships in Informatics

The University of Trento (Italy), the RWTH Aachen University (Germany), and the University of Edinburgh (Scotland) offer a two year Joint Master’s Programme, named European Master in Informatics (EuMI,

The objective of the Master’s Programme is to educate professionals who will understand advanced techniques, tools, and methodologies in the field of Computer Science, and who will be able to put this knowledge to practice in the key application domains of Net-Centric/Media Informatics, Life Science Informatics, and Embedded Systems Informatics.

For each area of specialization, a joint curriculum is defined which involves two universities of the Consortium. The student admitted to a selected curriculum will study in two universities, taking courses with a focus on the selected area of specialization. The student will spend half of his/her Master’s course in one university and the other half in the other university.

20 scholarships will be offered for students who are residents of countries outside the European Union, the European Economic Area/European Free Trade Association (Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway) and the candidate countries for accession to the European Union (Bulgaria, Croatia, Romania, and Turkey). The amount of the scholarship is € 21.000 per year.

In addition, 5 scholarships will be assigned to students resident in European Union countries. The amount of the scholarship is € 3.000 per year.

The application requires two steps: An on-line application (due by January 14th, 2008) and the hard-copy submission of documents (due by January 21th, 2008).

Please go on the website ( to start an application.

Deadline: January 14th, 2008