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The application period for student intake 2019 (participation in MARIHE as scholarship holder) is NOW OPEN until 05 December 2018at 11:00 p.m. (Central European Time).
Become a part of this unique global Master programme on Higher Education, Research and Innovation and join us for a 2-year full time study journey in Europe and Asia.
After you have entered all your personal data and uploaded your application documents in the MARIHE application database, i.e. have submitted your application, you will receive an acknowledgement of receipt by e-mail (sent to the e-mail-address you entered into the application database). For technical reasons, this acknowledgement of receipt may take some time.
Your application is then checked for eligibility. You will receive a notice via e-mail:
- either your application is declared eligible, or
- your application will be rejected due to formal reasons, if you do not meet our admission requirements or if the application documents are incomplete or do not comply with the formal requirements.
Eligible applications will be reviewed ongoing and as soon as possible by members of the MARIHE Consortium, according to our assessment criteria. Based on this review, the MARIHE Admission Board will select applicants for participation and inform all candidates.
To apply to the MARIHE programme, applicants need to fulfil certain requirements.
Applicants to the MARIHE programme
- must hold a first university degree
This should be at least a Bachelor degree issued by a university, quantified as three years of studies corresponding to 180 ECTS (information on ECTS).
Or, if ECTS is not used in the country where first degree was acquired: proof of a successfully completed period of study at higher education level considered comparable with a Bachelor’s degree. The decision on this will be made by the MARIHE Consortium.
- show a strong motivation and interest
to learn and work in the field of development and management of research and innovation in higher education.
- have sufficient knowledge of English for academic purposes
MARIHE programme accepts the following five English language test certificates as proof of proficiency in English:
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) with a minimum score of 92 (Internet-based test) or of 580 (paper-based test); Note: scores from TOEFL ITP/institutional testing programme are not accepted.
IELTS (Academic), (International English Language Testing System); with a minimum band score of 6.5 with no individual score below 5.5,
PTE (Academic) (Pearson’s Test of Academic English) with a minimum score of 62,
Cambridge English C1 Advanced, formerly known as Cambridge English: Advanced/CAE (test offered by Cambridge Assessment English), with a minimum result of grade C,
Cambridge English C2 Proficiency, formerly known as Cambridge English: Proficiency/CPE (test offered by Cambridge Assessment English), with a minimum result of Level C1.
An English language test certificate you have taken in the past may have expired (usually after two years). We kindly advise you to check on your certificate. If an English language test certificate has expired before MARIHE Secretariat receives it, we may not be able to validate it and the application may be rejected due to formal reasons.
Applicants may ask for being exempted from the English language test requirement, if they have successfully completed one of the following:
A Bachelor's degree completed in English in a university or university of applied sciences in any country of the European Union (EU) or the European Economic Area (EEA), or in Switzerland, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, or the United States. You must have resided in the country while studying.
A two-year Master’s degree completed in English in a university or university of applied sciences in any country of the European Union (EU) or in the European Economic Area (EEA), or in Switzerland, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, or the United States. You must have resided in the country while studying.
Secondary education completed in English in Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, or the United States.
In addition to submitting proof of an adequate degree or secondary education as described, applicants may also be interviewed before being exempted.
Please note that MARIHE consortium can only accept the five English language test certificates listed, and can only grant exemptions on basis of the three cases explained.