Erasmus Mundus Big Data Masters Programmes-BDMA 2021-2022 for International Stdents

Publish Date: Nov 30, 2020

Deadline: Jun 30, 2021

BDMA is a two-year Masters programme offered by five higher education institutions. Students will visit three different countries during the first three semesters, and will then have the opportunity to choose where they wish to do their Master’s thesis during the fourth semester.

Next figure describes the possible mobility schemes, according to courses proposed by each partner institution.

Application procedure

Candidates are required to apply via the BDMA online application form. Important: Students currently studying in their last year of Bachelor can submit their application even if they have not yet received their diploma.

Selected students need to submit their diploma and final grades before June 15th,2021. 
Please be informed that the candidate’s personal data will be sent to the Agency and may be used by other bodies involved in the management of Erasmus+ (i.e. European Commission, Erasmus Mundus National Structures, EU Delegations, Erasmus Mundus Student and Alumni Association) for facilitating the student/doctoral candidate access to the joint programme.


Eligibility criteria

To apply to BDMA, candidates must meet the following eligibility criteria:

    • They have been awarded a Bachelor’s degree (i.e., the equivalent of 180 ECTS) with a major in computer science, from an accredited university. The university has to be listed in the World Higher Education Database (WHED) or be included in the following university rankings:
      • The Times Higher
      • Academic Ranking of World Universities
      • QS World University Rankings

      Please refer to the FAQ for questions regarding Bachelor’s degree.

    • They must be able to demonstrate proficiency in English by means of an internationally recognised test equivalent to level B2 in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). The consortium will rely on how certification bodies evaluate their own equivalences against this framework, e.g., Cambridge General English FCE, IELTS (Academic) 5.5, TOEFL (paper based) 570, TOEFL (computer based) 230, TOEFL (internet based) 72, etc. Please refer to the FAQ for questions regarding proof of proficiency in English.





Application periods

Depending on their nationality, those applying as self-funded students must apply between October 1st, 2020 and either April 30th, 2021 or June 30th, 2021.

The deadlines are recalled below:

  • Students applying for an Erasmus+ scholarship: N/A
  • Students not applying for an Erasmus+ scholarship:
    • Students from NON EU Countries: April 30th, 2021
    • Students from EU Countries: June 30th, 2021

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