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Selection Process

To be enrolled in CYBER EMJM applicants will go through a challenging selection process.

To guarantee a high-quality training, CYBER will only enrol a maximum of 12 students per academic scientific background- Human Behaviour Background (HBB) and Exact Sciences and Engineering background (EEB).

  • Applications for Scholarships for the CYBER 3rd edition are closed.
  • Applications for self-funded spots are open until July 15th.


Application process

1) Documents to submit online:

  • Identification (Copy of passport/identification card) 1
  • Academic certificates 2
  • Curriculum Vitae 3
  • 2/3 letters of recommendation 4
  • Three texts explaining why you are applying to CYBER Master course; what are your expectations concerning the master, how do you see your future after master conclusion. These texts are to be inserted in the application portal
  • Proof of proficiency in English language (IELTS 6.0; TOEFL, University certificate, etc).
  • Recent head-shot photograph
  • 1)This document must be an official identification document including a photograph and personal data: first name, surname and date and place of birth. This data should be in English and it is recommended that the expiration date covers the duration of the entire master.
  • 2) Final university diploma from previous degree(s) and its transcripts of record – BA or Master with minimum National Framework Qualifications level 8 or European Qualifications Framework level 6. (If in other language than in English, additional officially certified translation into English is mandatory, and it should also include the University stamp).
  • 3) Must provide professional qualification(s), experience, places of work(s), job(s), task(s), professional skills
  • 4) It is required that the contact details of the person providing the reference must be clearly typed, with a business email address and a telephone number

2) An individual interview for the top scorers.

The individual interview will be conducted by the selection jury with two main objectives:
  • (1) to clarify the elements contained in the application;
  • (2) to present and discuss aspects related to the organization of the CYBER EMJM.

Selection criteria

The Academic Board will select students for the Master according to their academic excellence and motivation and taking into account the jointly agreed selection criteria that comply with the procedures and requirements in force in each of the consortium schools.

In the selection process, the Academic Board will make all necessary arrangements to comply with non-discrimination objectives, by ensuring gender equality, integration of the disabled, enhancement of social and economic cohesion and the combat of xenophobia.

An appeal procedure is in place and candidates can use it if they are under the requirements to issue one. Selection Board will be responsible for assessing those.

The selection criteria are as follows:

  • The applicant’s academic quality, judged primarily from the results of prior university studies.
  • The applicant’s motivation and justification of the application in relation to prior studies, work experience (if applicable) and future career plans towards the aims of CYBER, judged from the CV in combination with the letter of motivation.
  • The applicant’s English language skills, judged from the certificate provided and from the interview.
  • Applicants with the highest scores resulting from the application package will be called for a Zoom interview in a date to be settled by the selection committee.

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.