The EU-METALIC project aims at fulfilling the overall and specific programme objectives. In accordance with the overall Erasmus Mundus Action 2 Strand 1 objectives, the EU-Morocco, Egypt, Tunisia, Algerian, Libya in International Cooperation (EU-METALIC) aims to promote European higher education, to help improve and enhance the career prospects of students and to promote intercultural understanding through cooperation with third countries, in accordance with EU external policy objectives in order to contribute to the sustainable development of third countries in the field of higher education.

Who can apply? 

Students and staff members from all universities in the EU-METALIC partnership, both from the EU and Lot countries Morocco, Egypt, Tunisia, Algeria and Libya can apply for scholarships. The EU-METALIC Scholarships are designed for:

1. Students and staff members and graduates from Morocco, Egypt, Tunisia, Algerian and Libya wanting to study at a partner EU University.

2. Students and staff members from EU Partner Universities wanting to study at a Moroccan, Egyptian, Tunisian, Algerian or Libyan partner university.

Please note that exchange between two EU countries or between two third-country universities is not possible.


How to Apply ?

Step 1: Please carefully read the Who Can Apply section to find out:

  • Are you eligible for the EU-METALIC Scholarship programme?
  • Which Target Group do you belong to?
  • Which types and level of mobility are available to you?

Step 2: Please review the list of Fields of Study to find out if the programme you are interested in is offered at one of the partner universities.

Step 3: Select the host university/universities you are interested in and review their website and make contact with them if necessary.

Step 4: Review the Scholarships section of this website to find out about the possible mobility duration and to clearly understand the difference between exchange mobility and degree seeking mobility.

Step 5: Collect all documents that need to be uploaded in the online application. *Please note that documents that are not in English, or the language of the host university, must be accompanied with certified translated copies*

Step 6: Register and fill out the online application form, upload all of the necessary documents, save and submit your application.

Step 7: After the deadline, your application will pass through an Eligibility Check to see if it satisfies the eligibility criteria (nationality, language, mandatory documents etc.). After passing this check, the application will then proceed to the Assessment of Academic Quality (see section Selection Criteria drop-down on this page).

Step 8: The graded applications will then be passed to the Selection Committee (consisting of an equal spread of representatives of the consortium). The Selection Committee will meet and will make the final selection of EU-METALIC scholarships in line with the criteria of academic merit and the cross-cutting requirements of equal opportunities, gender-balance and real participation of socio-economically disadvantaged people.

Step 9: The home and host universities will be notified of the final selection of scholarships, and host universities will approve the final selection.

Step 10: The Coordinating University will issue Nomination Letters via email to the successful candidates. The candidates must accept or reject the offer of scholarship within 7 days.

Step 11: Accepted scholars will have to sign a Scholarship Agreement specifying all rights and obligations related to the scholarship. Then the host university will start the admission procedures for their future students and send the scholars an Invitation Letter for starting the visa application process.

Step 12: When the selection and admission process has finished, unselected applicants and candidates included in the reserve list will be notified about the final result.






Ahmed Kadry

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