What is taken into account when an application is assessed?
Prospective candidates must have at least a Bachelor degree (or equivalent) in a discipline of relevance to Euroculture. For example, a degree in the Arts, Humanities or Social Sciences, such as: International Relations, European Studies, History, Cultural studies, Literary Studies, Sociology, Political Sciences, Anthropology, Philosophy, Communication and Media Studies, International/ European Law, Theology.
Expected academic potential
Your marks and the quality of your degree(s) as well as the length of your studies are taken into account. So are the grades and quality of written papers or thesi(e)s (if applicable).
Academic quality of the institution awarding your university degree - whether it is a recognized higher education institution.
Academic writing skills
It's important for the selection committee to see that a candidate has had experience in writing academic/research papers. These can be written within or outside of the university context. The relevance of paper/thesis will warrant extra points during the assessment.
A sufficient level of English
Specific language test requirements are described in the requirements section.
Motivation to study the Euroculture programme (including the applicant’s expectations).
Work or study experience abroad
Work experience related to Euroculture
For instance, jobs and/or internships in governmental, inter-governmental, and/or nongovernmental organisations and institutions.
Language skills for languages other than English
Knowledge of other languages is appreciated. You will have to use the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
Experience with studies abroad or exchange programmes, and being prepared to be mobile and discover different cultures.
Abilities and qualities relevant for a successful participation in Euroculture, such as the ability to work and learn in an interdisciplinary and intercultural environment; to handle a demanding workload. The competencies, skills and achievements mentioned in the reference letters will also be taken into consideration;
Relevant extra-curricular activities.