European Master in Biological and Chemical Engineering for a Sustainable Bioeconomy


Bioceb will not be able to offer Erasmus Mundus scholarships for the cohort 2024-2026, as Bioceb was funded for 4 cohorts of students, from 2020 to 2023.

Rules from 2020 to 2023:

The EMJMD scholarships are including student participation costs (including the tuition fees, full insurance coverage and any other mandatory costs related to student participation in the course), a contribution to student travel and installation cost and a subsistence allowance for the entire duration of the EMJMD study programme.
Caution: Geographical balance is taken into account, i.e. no more than 3 candidates with the same nationality can be awarded an EMJMD scholarship during the same intake.
Details on the EMJMD student scholarship amounts are given in the table below:

Contribution type Partner country* nationality Programme country** nationality
Participation costs (including University fees) 9.000€/year per student 4.500€/year per student

Warning! Students with a double nationality must specify the nationality under which they submit their scholarship application. No change will be possible after the submission of the application.

*Partner Country = Students who don’t have the nationality of one of the member states of the European Union, Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Serbia, Turkey or North Macedonia, are considered as students from Partner countries.
Partner Country students who are not residents nor have carried out their main activity (studies, training or work) for more than a total of 12 months over the last 5 years in any Programme Country are considered as Partner Country students. The 5-year reference period for this 12-months rules is calculated backwards as from the submission deadline of applying for the EMJMD scholarship.

Check if the 12-month residence rule applies to you.

**Programme Country = Students who have the nationality of one of those states are considered as students from Programme countries : Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, North Macedonia, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Serbia and Turkey.

More information about Programme and Partner countries.

Contribution typeResident of a Partner countryResident of a Programme country
Contribution to travel and installation costs Travel costs:
2.000€/year per student (if student’s location is less than 4.000km away from Paris, France, the coordinating institution)
3.000€/year per student (if student’s location is more than 4.000km away from Paris, France, the coordinating institution)

Installation costs:
1.000€ (once) per student
1.000€/year per student
Contribution to subsistence costs 1.000€ /month for the entire duration of the EMJMD study programme (= 24 months) 1.000€ /month for the entire duration of the EMJMD study programme (= 24 months)

Contribution to subsistence costs must not be given to:
 Programme and Partner country students for the EMJMD periods (study, research, placement, thesis preparation) spent in their country of residence.
 Partner country students for the EMJMD periods exceeding 3 months spent in any Partner country.

Here you can find a list of other scholarship opportunities

General scholarships:
General scholarship opportunities for all students

Funding portal within the EU European Funding Guide
Search engine for scholarships Scholarshipportal, Scholarships for Development, Scholarships, Scholarship Positions
Scholarships for studies in France Campus France

Scholarships for Asian students

Indonesia LPDP
India Charpak scholarship
Philippines DOST-SEI

Scholarships for European students

All EU countries Erasmus+ Master degree loans
Eastern Europe (Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Ukraine, Moldova, Belarus.) EUROEAST
Denmark State Educational Grant and Loan Scheme
Estonia Estonian Students Fund in USA
France Université Paris Saclay, France Excellence Europa
Germany DAAD
Slovenia SKLAD

Latin America:
Scholarships for Latin American students


Other countries

Many different countries (OPEC Fund for International Development) OFID

Applicants are encouraged to search for external funding as early as possible.

This project has been funded with the support from the European Commission. This communication reflects only the views of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.

- Updated August 2023 -