Admission & selection

GLOBED is designed to offer a scientific and theory-oriented study programme on high academic level with a strong emphasis on project work intended to highly motivated graduates, who already successfully completed a first cycle degree.

The programme has been selected for another round of funding under the Erasmus+ framework for the 2023-2029 period, which means that students who apply along the next four intakes will have the possibility to opt for the Erasmus Mundus scholarship as well.

Application requirements

  1. Academic background

    A Bachelor’s degree title on Educational Sciences or in any other relevant field (preferably in Sociology, Social/Cultural Anthropology, Political Sciences, Human Geography and International Relations).

    The degree programme should last a minimum of three years and correspond to 180 ECTS.

  2. Academic qualifications

    A minimum grade average of 7/10 (or equivalent of C), or GPA of 2.75/4.

  3. English proficiency

    High English language proficiency to be demonstrated through Secure English Language Test (SELT) result at the required levels.

    *Please check proficiency waivers on the FAQs section.

Required documentation

  1. Indentification

    • Copy of a valid passport.
    • An up-to-date Europass CV, presenting the skills and qualifications of the candidates in a clear way.
  2. Academic qualifications

    • Official copies of diplomas and transcripts in the original language as well as English or Spanish translations detailing subjects studied (ECTS or hours), grade per subject and overall grade.
  3. English proficiency

    Proficiency in English may be certified by one of the following SELT:

    • TOEFL: score of at least 90 with a writing score at least 24 in the writing section.
    • Cambridge Proficiency Examination Advanced Certificate: at least pass at grade C1 or better.
    • IELTS (Academic): at least 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in each element and 6.5 in the writing section.
  4. Interest in GLOBED

    • A letter of motivation explaining your background and reasons for applying to the programme (maximum one page).
    • Recommender details. Students must submit a document with the contact details (full name, position and e-mail) of two faculty members or job supervisors whom GLOBED may contact at the final stage of the selection process. Recommendation letters are not accepted.
    • A short essay on a topic proposed by the Academic Board (maximum one page).

Selection criteria

selection criteria

Selection process calendar

Erasmus Mundus call

Self-funded students call


*Application is free os charge.

Terms of payment

Finance globed

GLOBED will grant Erasmus Mundus scholarships for the next four editions. However, the Consortium highly encourages students interested in joining the programme to check all the potential scholarships available in their origin countries and elsewhere.

More information


Before applying, please check carefully the FAQ’s section to avoid any misunderstanding.

How to apply?

Find out all the steps you need to follow to send your application to this programme.