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AquaCulture, Environment & Society

Erasmus + Joint Master Degree Programme

UNU-INWEH is happy to announce that applications are now being accepted for an exciting, new Erasmus+ Joint Master Degree in AquaCulture, Environment, and Society (ACES) that will start in September 2015 with the Scottish Association of Marine Sciences (SAMS), of which UNU-INWEH is a partner. Over 10 full Erasmus + Scholarships will be awarded each year to the top applicants. These scholarships will cover tuition fees, living, and travel expenses.

Expand Your Horizons

If you want the opportunity to be taught by a team of international experts, the chance to study in three fantastic locations throughout Europe and to gain the skills required to address an issue of global importance – food security – then this Joint Master Degree is for you!

What Is On Offer?

This is an international Joint Masters Degree in AquaCulture, Environment and Society (ACES) and you will be based in 3 Universities in Scotland, Crete and France. The full time, 2-year course is explicitly targeted at highly talented international students with a Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in the fields of environmental or social sciences, who wish to advance their skills, particularly with a trans-national focus. The top applicants to the course will be considered for an Erasmus+ (previously ‘Mundus’) scholarship.

Erasmus Plus Scholarships

A limited number of Erasmus+ scholarships are available on a competitive basis for each intake to cover the tuition fees, living and travel expenses. Application from EU and particularly non-EU candidates are welcome.

What Are The Costs?

Tuition fees (for non-scholarship holders): 4,500 €/year for European Students and 9,000 €/year for all other students. All students may apply for the Erasmus+ scholarships.

How To Apply?

If you are interested in applying for the ACES programme, then please download the application forms from the website:

What Is The Deadline For Application?

Erasmus+ Scholarship Applications: 20 February 2015
Self–Funded Applications: 1 June 2015