EMSE Consortium Software Engineering Scholarship

Deadline: 10 July 2017
Open to: BSc in Software Engineering, Computer Science or Computer Engineering or equivalent degrees
Benefits: two EMSE scholarships of EUR 24.000 for Programme country students


EMSE Consortium composed by the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy (UNIBZ), the University of Oulu, Finland (OY), the Technische Universität Kaiserslautern, Germany (UNIKL) and the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain (UPM) offers a two-year (120 ECTS credits) Joint Masters Programme, named European Masters Programme in Software Engineering (EMSE). The EMSE curriculum covers a wide range of topics, such as software process management, verification and validation, software design, requirements engineering and advanced topics including software quality, distributed systems and development, global software development, embedded systems and open source software & agile development.

The curriculum consists of modules (divided into foundations and advanced topics in Software Engineering), a mandatory Internship, a Summer School and a Master thesis.


Applicants with these qualifications are invited do apply:

  • Have been awarded a BSc in Software Engineering, Computer Science or Computer Engineering or degrees with equivalent skills in the three areas (Software Engineering, Computer Science or Computer Engineering) by an internationally recognized university-level institution;
  • Have excellent academic background: candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their curriculum vitae, academic grades, professional experience, and letters of recommendation;
  • Provide proof of proficiency in English language at level B2.2 (CEFR).


The EMSE Consortium offers  EMSE scholarships of EUR 24.000 for PrC candidates respectively for specific study paths:

  • First year UNIBZ – Second year UPM or
  • First year OY – Second year UNIKL

This scholarship will cover the annual participation cost and leave to the awarded student a subsistence allowance of about EUR 15.500

How to apply

Applicants apply on-line at the EMSE website. Applicants are requested to fill out the on-line application and provide the following documents in electronic form:

  • A copy of the of English proficiency certificate;
  • Curriculum Vitae (European format); – Proof of nationality (copy of passport);
  • Proof of place of residence (e.g., residence certificate);
  • Certified (translated into English) copy of university diploma;
  • Certified (translated into English) copy of Transcript of study Results (subjects taken during their degrees, along with the marks obtained and the number of hours/credits devoted to each subject);
  • Recommendation letters (one compulsory and 1 optional) and references.

Upon admission to the Programme, candidates shall provide copies of their university diplomas and transcript of records duly legalised and apostilled.

For more information please read the official call.

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