Grants & Scholarships

Erasmus Mundus Grants

Under the Erasmus+ Key Action 2 , the European Union offers Erasmus Mundus scholarships to selected, highly qualified applicants for Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degrees programme. These scholarships cover all tuition fees and as well as a living allowance of €1,400 per month and basic medical coverage.

For the incoming cohorts of 2023-2027 in total 60 Erasmus Mundus scholarships will be provided by the EU to students of the Erasmus Mundus Master in Global Studies. For this category students from all Erasmus progamme and partner countries are eligible.

In addition up to 31 scholarships can be provided to students from the following regions. Preference is given to students from Least Developed Countries.

  • Western Balkans
  • Neighbourhood Policy Region South 
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Central Asia
  • Pacific and Carribean
  • Latin America
  • Middle East
A full list of eligible countries for these additional scholarships can be found here:

Erasmus+ Grants

(For non–Erasmus Mundus scholarship holders only; does not cover tuition or insurance)

Students who do not receive an Erasmus Mundus scholarship and study at one of the European partner universities can apply for an Erasmus+ grant for up to one year amounting to approx. €500-600 per month.

This grant can only be provided for the second year in the programme. The application for the grant should be addressed to the first year university.

The respective first year local coordinator will provide further information.

For information, please see: information applies only for students studying in Leipzig for their first year.)

Financial Support for Special Needs

Students with disabilities (e.g. long-term physical, mental, intellectual or sensory impairments) can apply for additional funding for as special needs provided by the Erasmus Mundus programme of the European Union. This could be costs related to the acquisition of special items or services (e.g. assistance by third persons, adaptation of work environment, additional travel/transportation costs).