EUMAINE - the EU Masters in Nematology funded by the ERASMUS MUNDUS programme

next application deadline: 1.1.2010

Es ist nun moeglich, auch als europäischer Student am Erasmus Mundus Master Programm teilzunehmen. Jedes Jahr ist eine Bewerbung moeglich und der Bewerbungsschluss ist meist Anfang Januar.

Many of you will be aware of EUMAINE - the EU Masters in Nematology funded by the ERASMUS MUNDUS programme. This course is coordinated by the University of Gent and includes seven other partners across Europe. In the past the course was only able to offer bursaries to students from outside the EU. However, from this year onwards bursaries will also be available to European students.

The course offers students the opportunity to gain training in a wide range of areas related to Nematology and allows students to gain experience of working at several different institutions. Further details are available at

If you have undergraduates that may be interested in a career in Nematology please can you bring this information to their attention? The deadline for application to start the course in October 2010 is 1st January.

EUMAINE is a 2-year MSc degree programme (120 credits). It is strongly multidisciplinary and mobility oriented and offers 2 major disciplines (Nematology applied to agro-ecosystems and Nematology applied to natural ecosystems). The programme provides an international networking and is embedded in ongoing research programmes at the different participating Universities/Institutes. Upon successful completion the students are awarded a joint Masters degree from the consortium partner Universities:

• Universiteit Gent, Belgium
• Universität Bielefeld, Germany
• Universidade de Evora, Portugal
• Universidad de Jaén, Spain

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