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Monday, October 18, 2010

Erasmus Mundus IMMIT Scholarships

Overview

Erasmus Mundus programme: International Master in Management of IT (IMMIT), which is jointly offered by IAE Aix Graduate School of Management, Université Paul Cezanne Aix-Marseille III (France), Turku University (Finland) and Tilburg University (The Netherlands). You will find relevant information about this exciting two-year Master’s programme on this website, including course descriptions, interviews with students, alumni and professors and case examples. As the international reputation of the IMMIT programme continues to grow, so will your credentials in the eyes of future employers around the globe.

Information and information technology (IT) have increasingly become an integral part of products and services and form the foundation of business processes. Organisations must know how to make the right choices with respect to new IT systems and, at the same time, ensure that existing business processes continue to receive a high quality service from IT. This tight link between IT and organizational processes means that the IT department is not alone in its responsibility for the effective use of information and IT. Getting more value from IT is an increasingly important organisational competency. The IMMIT is Master’s program designed to address these new Information & Management challenges.

IMMIT offers you:

•a highly innovative programme for top students
•outstanding academic quality
•experience with the international classroom and a broadening of your views on Business and IT
•small sized classes
•a strong international orientation
•guaranteed internships, which means fast track career opportunities
•exposure to cutting edge research and education in a fast growing discipline
•a coherent and well-structured programme


Erasmus Mundus Scholarships

The Erasmus Mundus programme supports high-quality European Masters Courses, by providing attractive grants for students with excellent academic results from around the world.

Criteria for Category A students (or: Third-Country students):

Third-country nationals, eligible for an Erasmus Mundus Category A scholarship, are citizens from all other countries than: the 27 EU Member States (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Nederlands, Portugal, the UK,Sweden,Cyprus, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Czech Republic, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain) and the EEA-EFTA states (Norway, Lichtenstein, Iceland ). In particular, Erasmus-Mundus applications who are not residents of any of the above countries, and who have not carried out their main activities (studies, work, etc.) for more than a total of 12 months over the last five years in any of the above countries, fulfil the requirements of a third country student.

Note that students with multiple nationalities who are citizens of one of the countries listed in the definition, as well as of a non-European country, and who have not spent 12 months in Europe may choose whether they want to apply as European or as third country students.

Category A students awarded with an Erasmus Mundus Scholarships receive a total of approx. €48.000 during the 2 years of studies. This is a full scholarship that should cover yearly tuition fee, living expenses and travel expenses. A more detailed description of the amount will be given to the student as soon as the scholarship has been awarded.

Criteria for Category A students (or: Third-Country students):
Third-country students, eligible for an Erasmus Mundus category A scholarship, are citizens from all other countries than: the 27 EU Member States (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Nederlands, Portugal, the UK,Sweden,Cyprus, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Czech Republic, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain) and the EEA-EFTA states (Norway, Lichtenstein, Iceland ). In particular, Erasmus-Mundus applications who are not residents of any of the above countries, and who have not carried out their main activities (studies, work, etc.) for more than a total of 12 months over the last five years in any of the above countries, fulfil the requirements of a third country student.

If you do not fulfil the criteria for Cat A, then you will automatically belong to Category B. More specifically, Category B students will be awarded with an Erasmus Mundus Scholarship of approx. €20.000 during the 2 years of studies. A more detailed description of the amount will be given to the student as soon as the scholarship has been awarded.

Admission Criteria

Applicants need to meet the following admission criteria:

•The IMMIT programme is open to students with a Bachelor’s or equivalent undergraduate degree (180 ECTS) either in Management/Economics/Business Administration or in Computer Science/Information System. Students with an engineering degree can be admitted if their previous education includes IT and information systems.

•A satisfactory scholastic average, a minimum 3.0 (B) grade-point average in Bachelor’s degree work completed after the first two years.
•If you are required an English proficiency test then include an official copy of one of the following English proficiency tests: Academic IELTS (min. 6.5 overall/6.0 on parts), TOEFL (min. paper based: 575, computer based: 233, internet based: 90) or Cambridge Proficiency

•An official copy of your GMAT test. The average GMAT score of accepted students is 600. Or an official copy of your GRE test score. Our incoming students usually score above the 75% percentile on the quantitative section.

•Students with a relevant Bachelor degree from one of the partner institutions of the Tilburg School of Economics and Management, IAE Aix-en-Provence and Turku University do not need to submit the GMAT/GRE test score. (Note: a GMAT/GRE is however required in case a student wants to qualify for an Erasmus Mundus scholarship Category A or Category B).

•A statement of purpose (motivation letter).
•Two letters of recommendation
•Complete resume in English

Contact informationFor further information about the IMMIT programme, please contact: immit@uvt.nl

Website: http://www.roelvanderduin.nl/immit/


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