To the applicant
Students who wish to apply for admission to a Nordic Master programme are advised to contact directly the programme they are interested in. The entire admissions process is the responsibility of the individual programmes.
Universities wishing to apply for funding to set up a joint Master’s programme as a consortium with their Nordic partner universities are advised to follow this page for more information on the Call for proposals 2018 (pdf).
Call for proposals 2018
The Nordic Master call for proposals 2018 is open from 30 April 2018 to 31 October 2018. The Nordic Master Programme will fund four new programmes in 2018. Read the complete Call for proposals 2018 (pdf).
Information sessions for applicants 2018
EDUFI arranged two information sessions for applicants. The first webinar was held on Monday 4 June 2018 and the second on Thursday 13 September 2018.
Material from the information session 13 September 2018:
- Presentation of Nordic Master: Background, Objectives and Criteria (link to video)
- Programme (pdf)
- Presentation of Nordic Master (pdf)
- Presentation of the application system Espresso (pdf)
Who can participate
- The applying consortium consists of at least three higher education institutions from eligible countries and/or their autonomous regions.
The participating Higher Education Institutions (HEI's) must be recognised by the competent national authorities and offer research-based education at the second-cycle level.
The eligible countries and their autonomous regions that may take part in the programme are:
the Faroe Islands
the Åland Islands.
The collaboration within the consortium should be regulated by an agreement signed by a legal representative of each partner institution.
Applications are submitted on the electronic system Espresso.
All institutions in a Nordic Master consortium are to provide a Letter of Intent on their behalf. Download the Letter of Intent (LOI) templates here below:
Late applications will be excluded from the evaluation process.
Assessment of applications and decision making
Once the call for proposals has closed, the applications will be assessed. Further information on the assessment, the decision-making process and the criteria is available in the Programme Guide (pdf).