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Application Criteria

Criteria apply to both CA and EU applicants, they need to meet the following application criteria, please see also - Selection & Rating!

Neither European nor third-country students can benefit from a second scholarship for the same type of mobility under another project under the EMA2-STRAND1. 
Candidates cannot benefit from more than one mobility activity within the same project.

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Bachelor 
  • proof of registration as bachelor student
  • successfully completed 1 year of studies
  • excellent grades
  • applicants must demonstrate proficiency in English or the language of instruction at the host institution by submitting standardized English/instruction language test scores (TOEFL, IELTS  or equivalent certificate)
  • citizenship of one of CA countries: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan or Uzbekistan
  • match of study profile with European HEI profile
 Master 
  • applicants must have a bachelor or diploma degree
  • excellent grades
  • applicants must demonstrate proficiency in English or the language of instruction at the host institution by submitting standardized English/instruction language test scores (TOEFL, IELTS  or equivalent certificate)
  • citizenship of one of CA countries: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan or Uzbekistan
  • match of your study profile with European HEI profile
PhD
  • proof of admission and registration for PhD program at home or host university
  • written confirmation of academic supervision at the home university
  • written confirmation of academic supervision at host university
  • detailed description of research interests including following information: subject, methods, aims, publications and schedule for the planned research activities
  • proficiency in the language of instruction /communication at the host university (English/national language of instruction)
  • citizenship of one of CA countries: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan or Uzbekistan
PostDoc
  • proof of PhD or equivalent degree
  • detailed description of research interests including following information: subject, methods, aims, publications and schedule for the planned research activities
  • proficiency in the language of instruction /communication at the host university (English/national language of instruction)
  • citizenship of one of gSmart partner countries
  • letter of support by the home university
  • invitation letter of host university
For academic staff (administrative, teaching staff)
  • planned work at the partner university description of proposed project or activities: training, teaching or research
  • citizenship of one of gSmart partner countries
  • proficiency in the language of instruction /communication at the host university (English/national language of instruction)
  • letter of support by the home university
  • invitation letter of host university