A pre-selection checks formal admission criteria (completeness of the application) .
The FAME Master consortium then assesses all applications according to qualitative selection criteria : academic records, curriculum relevance with FAME Master, institution reputation, motivation, reference letters, English level, prof./research experience).
If pre-selected ,the student will be invited to an interview (by phone or videoconf.) which will be held in English language.
The selection list is proposed to the European Commission for approval: end of February for categories A and B (third country applicants, EU and scholars)
For Category A and B the official Erasmus Mundus selection list will be known around April .
NB: If you have NOT been contacted by email at that date, this means you are NOT part of the Main or Reserve List.
2nd recruitment wave.
Applicants not requesting a scholarship have to apply before June 15th and are informed during summer time.
The final selection will ensure a good balance in terms of countries of origin of the incoming students.