Admissions requirements

Mundus MAPP is open to both European and overseas (third country national) students. Scholarships are provided for the best eligible applicants by the consortium institutions.

Minimum requirements are:

Bachelors degree (completed at least three years of undergraduate study - normally at least Second Class);

Fluency in English:

Mundus MAPP does not require a language certificate from applicants from the following countries, provided that they have received a Bachelor's or Master's degree taught exclusively in English:

Australia, Botswana, Canada, Gambia, Ghana, Ireland, Jamaica, Kenya, Liberia,
Malawi, Namibia, New Zealand, Nigeria, Philippines, Rwanda (English-speaking region), South Africa, Tanzania, Trinidad and Tobago, Uganda, UK, USA and Zambia

Applicants from countries other than these may request a waiver from the English language admissions requirement if they completed a Bachelor's or Master's degree taught exclusively in English in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, USA, the European Union, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway or Switzerland.

All other applicants will need to provide evidence of their English language skills with any one of the following test scores:

  • TOEFL (Paper version; taken on/after January 31, 2015) 580 or above;
  • TOEFL (Internet version; taken on/after January 31, 2015) 92 or above;
  • IELTS - Academic (taken on/after January 31, 2015) 6.5 or above;
  • Cambridge Proficiency Examination (taken on/after January 31, 2012) C or above;
  • Cambridge Advanced English Test (taken on/after January 31, 2012) B or above.

High motivation and interest in European and international public policy.

Although Spanish is no longer a requirement for mobility tracks involving IBEI, basic knowledge of Spanish is recommended as some electives will only be available in Spanish.

Preference will be given to candidates with relevant work experience.

Download the Guidelines for the Mundus MAPP Admissions Process for detailed information.

This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. This communication reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.