The Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters (EMJM) PlantHealth recruits up to 30 well-motivated students from all over the world.

The application process is very selective and only the best candidates will be admitted to the programme.

Application to the EMJM PlantHealth programme is made through an online Application Form.

Both self-funded candidates and scholarship applicants submit their application forms through the same online system. The application system will automatically guide you through the process.

The European Education and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA), in the context of managing the Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters, collects and processes the personal data of some of the candidates. In particular, certain data of the scholarship holders and non-scholarship holders is shared with the Agency and treated according to this privacy statement

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Guidelines for applicants

This document contains detailed information about the application procedure.
Please read it before starting to fill in the online Application Form.


Admission Requirements

Candidates must fulfil the following admission requirements:

  • Awarded Bachelor of Science degree (180 ECTS) in Agronomy / Agricultural Sciences or related fields. 180 ECTS usually equal to a 3-year full-time undergraduate/bachelor degree, with at least 4 ECTS in Plant Health or Crop Protection, or equivalent.
  • Language proficiency documentation: B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR), except when English is your mother tongue.
  • Application complete including two reference letters;

NOTE 1: Pre-acceptance is conditional to meeting the requirements of the different Partner Universities as regards enrolment at Master’s level. Please note that in order to confirm your registration in the PlantHealth master’s Degree you may need to provide legalised copies of degree and transcript of records, legal translations by a sworn translator, etc. This documentation is not required at application stage so you do not need to incur in certain expenses that are not necessary until you are pre-accepted in the Master’s Degree. In any case, we will inform you well in advance about the necessary requirements and documents you will need to provide.

NOTE 2: About the first admission requirement “Awarded BSc degree”: While this condition must necessarily be fulfilled at the time of enrolment, the EMJM PlantHealth consortium accepts applications from students in the last year of their first higher education degree. Preference will be given to applications from students that already have this condition fulfilled at the time of application.


Documents required for application

The following documents must be uploaded on the online application tool:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Certificate of degree *
  • Transcript of records *
  • Certificates attesting language skills
    If your mother language is not English, it is mandatory to upload an English language certificate.
  • Proof of residence
  • Two recommendation letters
  • Declaration on honour
  • Other additional documents


NOTE 3: Applicants also have to state their preferred mobility scheme (the universities they want to attend, in accordance with the different options given by the PlantHealth Master’s degree). Please note that, while trying to respect your preferences, the PlantHealth Board will assign you an academic pathway subject to several factors (even distribution amongst partner Universities, academic profile, etc.) which may not necessarily be your preferred option.


Application Form

The first step is to create your new user by choosing a USERNAME and PASSWORD, and indicating your email address.

The Application Form should be filled in English, as well as all the attached documents (unless otherwise indicated in specific documents in section “documents upload” of the online application) so that all the host institutions may be able to analyse the submitted proposal.

Before starting to fill in the Application Form, you must be sure of having all the certificates and language skills required to attend the Master programme.

Please note that incomplete applications will not be taken into consideration. Read carefully the list of documents and make sure you attached everything to your application, including translations. NO DOCUMENT may be sent by post or email at that stage.

If an applicant submits more than one application, the system will automatically consider the most recent one.

You will receive an automatic email after submission of your application, confirming that it has been successfully sent.

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