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Erasmus Mundus Action 2

Requirements for incoming

According to Eramus Mundus Action 2 guidelines you must have sufficient knowledge of the language of the courses or of one of the languages currently spoken in the host country

Limitations per type of mobility

Undergraduate grantees

  • It is required that the applicant has passed at least one academic year at their home university.
  • Preference will be given to 10 month mobility.
  • All mobility students are required to present a certificate of enrollment from their home university.
  • You must be proficient in the language of instruction of the courses.
     

You must prove your language competence, the University of Deusto prefers internationally recognized language tests.

English

Applicants intending to attend courses in English are advised to have at least a B2 English level according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. A B2 level is equivalent to:

  • First Certificate in English (Cambridge)
  • A minimum TOEFL score 61 iBT (internet based), 173 CBT (computer based), 500 PBT (paper based)
  • IELTS 5.0
     

Spanish

Applicants intending to attend courses in Spanish are advised to have at least a B2 Spanish level according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages or DELE (Diplomas de Español como Lengua Extranjera). To find out your approximate Spanish level you can do an online test.

All EMA2 students are offered the Intensive Spanish course (5 ECTS) and/or the Regular Spanish course (6 ECTS) by the University of Deusto free of charge at Deusto'sInternational Spanish Center.

  • For the University of Deusto you will also need to provide proof of registration from your home university.
  • All undergraduate grantees are expected to register in 30 credits (ECTS) per semester.
  • You can take combine courses from different years in the same degree or from different degrees under certain conditions:
  • Out of the 30 ECTS a minimum of 16 ECTS must belong to a specific degree. The rest of the credits can belong to other degrees or faculties.
     

Your learning agreement must include the Spanish courses. If your mobility is for one semester only you need to take an intensive Spanish course and a regular Spanish course. If your mobility is for ten months you will take one intensive Spanish course and two regular Spanish courses. (Intensive Spanish 5 ECTS and Regular Spanish 6 ECTS). The Spanish courses belong to the Faculty of Social and Human Sciences


Master grantees

  • Only degree seeking candidates (no mobility is offered at this level). You must have an officially recognized Bachelor's degree.
  • EMA2 applicants can apply to some Erasmus Mundus Erasmus Masters Degrees only, please check full list of degrees available to EMA2 applicants.
  • Applicants need to present a Certificate of Access to Further Study. More details here.
  • You must be proficient in the language/s of instruction. See more on language requirements.
  • If you apply through an EMA2 call there is no need to fill the specific application for Deusto.
     

According to Eramus Mundus Action 2 guidelines you must have sufficient knowledge of the language of the courses or of one of the languages currently spoken in the host country. To find out the language(s) of instruction for each degree please see the full list of courses in the Academic Offer sections.

You must prove your language competence; the University of Deusto prefers internationally recognized language tests.


English

Applicants intending to attend courses in English are advised to have at least a B2 English level according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. A B2 level is equivalent to:

  • First Certificate in English (Cambridge)
  • Una puntuación mínima en el TOEFL de 61 iBT (basada en internet), 173 CBT (realizada por ordenador), 500 PBT (examen escrito).
  • IELTS, 5.0

Spanish

Applicants intending to attend courses in Spanish are advised to have at least a B2 Spanish level according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages or DELE (Diplomas de Español como Lengua Extranjera). To find out your approximate Spanish level you can do an online test.

All EMA2 students are offered the Intensive Spanish course (5 ECTS) and/or the Regular Spanish course (6 ECTS) by the University of Deusto free of charge at Deusto's International Spanish Center.

 
Additional required enclosures

  • No Learning Agreement is necessary for full-degree seeking applicants
  • Certificate of Access to Further Studies: The Spanish Ministry of Education requires applicants with foreign degrees who request admission to a full-degree in a Spanish university to present a Certificate of Access to Further Study in order to be able to register in any Spanish university. If you have obtained a Bachelor's degree in your home country you need to attach to your application a certificate issued by your home university stating that in that country or the country that issued the Bachelor's degree this degree gives access to a Master's degree program.
  • You can find a template of this certificate in the Downloadable files section. This certificate should be in the university's letterhead and signed and stamped by a competent person. It is usually the Registrar's office who issues these types of documents.
     

Intensive Linguistic and Cultural Adaptation Program

  • Grantees whose mobilities are 22 months and over are expected to attend the Intensive Linguistic and Cultural Adaptation Program. This program includes courses on research methodology, cultural adaptation and a very intensive Spanish course and lasts about five months. The expected start date is June but exact dates will be announced. This program is free for EMA2 grantees.

Legalizing diplomas

  • Degree seeking grantees will need to legalize their diplomas in order to enroll at the University of Deusto. This step is not necessary for the selection process but it will be so once nominated for a grant. Instructions on how to legalize documents can be found here.


Doctoral grantees

  • Minimum duration of mobility is 10 months.
  • Degree-seeking applicants need to present a Certificate of Access to Further Study. More details here.


Requirements and limitations
Access to doctoral studies:

  • Full program: It is required to hold a Master's degree
  • Exchange mobility: It is required to be enrolled in a Doctoral Program at the home university (proof of enrollment must be provided)
     

Language requirements: Language level required can differ from programme to programme, please check the language requirement in the website of the doctorate programme of your preference.

Research topic: The candidates will be selected among other criteria, according the matching between the research topic presented in the application and the research lines offered by the doctoral programme of their preference. It is advisable to check the programme web in order to elaborate the research plan.

Grant Duration:

  • Full program: 36 months
  • Exchange mobility: 10 months

Additional required enclosures

  • No Learning Agreement is necessary for full-degree seeking applicants.
     
  • Certificate of Access to Further Studies (necessary for full-degree applicants): The Spanish Ministry of Education requires applicants with foreign degrees who request admission to a full-degree in a Spanish university to present a Certificate of Access to Further Study in order to be able to register in any Spanish university.
     
  • If you have obtained a Master's degree in your home country you need to attach to your application a certificate issued by your home university stating that in that country or the country that issued the Master's degree this degree gives access to a PhD degree program. You can find a template of this certificate in the Downloadable files section.
     
  • This certificate should be in the university's letterhead and signed and stamped by a competent person. It is usually the Registrar's office who issues these types of documents.
     

Intensive Linguistic and Cultural Adaptation Program

Grantees whose mobility is 22 months and over are expected to attend the Intensive Linguistic and Cultural Adaptation Program. This program includes courses on research methodology, cultural adaptation and a very intensive Spanish course and lasts about five months. The expected start date is June but exact dates will be announced. This program is free for EMA2 grantees.

Legalizing diplomas

Degree seeking grantees will need to legalize their diplomas in order to enroll at the University of Deusto. This step is not necessary for the selection process but it will be so once nominated for a grant. Instructions on how to legalize documents can be found here.
 

Living at Deusto

  • At the Bilbao and San Sebastian campuses, you will find the facilities, resources and services you need for your studies and university life.

    You will enjoy the friendly atmosphere with study areas and the chance to “learn by doing”, without overlooking the social meeting points for more informal activities, green areas… 

International Relations Office

Bilbao CampusInternational Relations Avda. de las Universidades 2448007 BilbaoTel.: 34 94 413 92 88relint@deusto.es
San Sebastian Campus Deusto Business School International Relations Camino de Mundaiz 5020012 San SebastianTel.: 34 943 326 600relint.dbs@deusto.es
San Sebastian Campus Social and Human SciencesInternational Relations Camino de Mundaiz 5020012 San SebastiánTel.: 34 943 326 600relint.soc@deusto.es