NOHA-EMJMD Erasmus+ Scholarship in International Humanitarian Action 2024-2026

Scholarship in Different Fields
  • Apply Before : December 15, 2023

Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 4635
  • Degree Master
  • Language Requirement TOEFLIELTS
  • No. of Opportunity 26
  • Opportunity Type : Fully Funded
  • Duration 2 Years
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Language of Instruction English
  • Application Fee Required No

Opportunity Description

Are you engaged in the field of humanitarian action? Apply to the NOHA-EMJMD Erasmus+ Scholarship in International Humanitarian Action for 2024-2026.

Network of Humanitarian Action (NOHA)-Erasmus Mundus Joint Master’s Degree Program (EMJMD) in International Humanitarian Action is an inter-university multidisciplinary postgraduate program that provides high-quality academic education and professional competencies to people who work or want to work in humanitarian relief.

It is a golden opportunity for you to pursue your Master’s degree in international humanitarian action with a fully funded Erasmus+ scholarship in top European universities. The NOHA-EMJMD is available regardless of race, religion, age, or geographical origin.

Quick Details of the NOHA-EMJMD program in International Humanitarian Action are as follows:

  • This program ends in 2 years, four semesters, and 120 ECTS
  • Specialized education in humanitarian action
  • Professional and academic specializations
  • Trilingual education in English, French, Spanish
  • Study in different universities around the world listed below.

Delivering Universities

The following well-known universities, in partnership with more than 11 universities and international NGOs, offer NOHA-EMJMD program in International Humanitarian Action with support of the Erasmus+ scholarship of the European Union (EU):

Purpose of the Program:

The main goal of this program is to educate highly committed and interdisciplinary students who are working or intend to work at all levels of humanitarian action and contribute to enhancing humanitarian assistance and sustainable activities, develop a global and comprehensive vision of conflict, disaster, and related situations, and ability to respond to new humanitarian challenges.

Key Details of the NOHA-EMJMD Erasmus+ Scholarship

  • Host Institutions: NOHA Universities
  • Level of Study: Master’s Degree
  • Program Funder: The European Union (EU)
  • Number of Scholarships: 18 (7 for program countries, 11 for partner countries, and eight more for specific groups of partner countries*)
  • Program Starts: September 2024
  • Program Duration: 2 years
  • Scholarship Application Period:1 October 2023 and 15 December 2023 (11.59 pm GMT)
  • Self-funded Application Deadline: 15 April 2024
  • Language of Instruction: English in most universities) French and Spanish in some universities)

Benefits of the NOHA-EMJMD Erasmus+ Scholarship

This program offers the following benefits for successful applicants of the NOHA-EMJMD Erasmus+ Scholarship:

Contribution toward Participation costs:

  • Citizens of participating countries will receive a contribution of up to €4,500 per year.
  • Students from partner countries who are not residents and have not studied, trained, or worked in any program nation for more than 12 months in the previous five years will earn up to €9,000 annually.
  • Partner country students who are residents or have studied, trained, or worked in any project nation for more than 12 months in the last five years will receive a contribution of up to €4,500 per year.

Travel costs:

  • Programme country student: €1,000
  • Partner Country Student:
  1. €2,000 per year if living fewer than 4,000 kilometers from the EMJMD coordinator.
  2. €3,000 per year if you live more than 4,000 kilometers from the EMJMD coordinator.

Contribution to installation costs:

The installation scholarship amount is per the residency location at the time of the student scholarship application deadline.

Only students from Partner Countries are eligible for a contribution to installation costs (€1,000 per intake). It is an incentive to assist in covering the additional costs associated with issuing visas, residency permits, and many more.

Living Allowance:

€1,000 per month for both Programme and Partner Country Students for the EMJMD study program (up to 24 months).


  • Students will not be paid a monthly allowance while in their home country.
  • Students are only entitled to a three-month allowance when studying in any Partner Country.


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Who Can Apply for the NOHA-EMJMD Erasmus+ Scholarship?

The NOHA Master’s in International Humanitarian Action is for people who work or want to work in humanitarian relief. Candidates’ selection criteria completely depend on their education and professional experience, involvement in and concern for humanitarian causes, multicultural awareness, and linguistic talents. Also, all applicants should meet the following minimum requirements:

  • All candidates should follow the NOHA+ group’s shared application procedure.
  • Hold at least a bachelor’s degree (EQF level 6) in humanitarian action fields: Medical science, food sciences, engineering, law, social sciences, education sciences, economics and management, humanities)
  • Be proficient in the language of instruction: English (CAE or CPE: C1, TOEFL 550-600 PBT, iBT 93, IELTS5), Spanish (B2), French (C1)
  • Students who have previously received an EMJMD scholarship or an Erasmus Mundus Master/Joint Doctorate scholarship are ineligible to apply for another award under the EMJMD activity.
  • EMJMD scholarship holders are not eligible for another EU-funded scholarship scheme to pursue the same EMJMD course throughout the course.
  • Applicants who fail to follow the application guidelines, such as failing to provide one or more requested documents or submitting them in the incorrect manner or format, may be deemed ineligible.
  • Be from one of the following countries:
  1. Program Countries:the 28 European Union’s Member States (Austria, Bulgaria, Belgium, Croatia, Czech Republic, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Ireland, Latvia, Luxembourg, Lithuania, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Spain, UK) and the EEA-EFTA states countries (Norway, Iceland, Lichtenstein, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Turkey).
  2. Partner Countries: All other countries, including Afghanistan, are referred to as partner countries.
  3. * Specific groups of partner countries:
    – Western Balkans: 1 scholarship
    – ENI South: 1 scholarship
    – Asia – LDC countries: Afghanistan, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal): 1 scholarship
    – Asia – remaining countries (China, India, Indonesia, DPR Korea, Malaysia, Mongolia, Sri Lanka, Philippines, Pakistan, Thailand, Vietnam): 1 scholarship
    – L-LMI countries of Central Asia: 1 scholarship
    – Latin America LMI countries (Bolivia, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Paraguay, Nicaragua): 1 scholarship
    – South Africa: 1 scholarship
    – ACP countries: 1 scholarship

How to apply for the NOHA-EMJMD Erasmus+ Scholarship?

Interested applicants can apply online. However, applicants for Erasmus Mundus+ Scholarships must follow the NOHA consortium’s joint application procedure.

According to the Erasmus+ rules, students at the Master’s level can apply to a maximum of three separate programs. Students or guest lecturers can contact the institution for more information about courses and application procedures. Enter the link below to start your application for the NOHA-EMJMD Erasmus+ Scholarship.


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Required Documents

All candidates should submit the following supporting documents:

  • Copy of Passport’s first page
  • Certified copy of diploma and transcripts
  • CV
  • Proof of Language proficiency
  • Two letters of reference
  • Residence /work or study place certificate


Please check the university websites for more information about your desired program or visit the official website of the Network of Humanitarian Action (NOHA) for detailed information on NOHA-EMJMD Erasmus+ Scholarship.


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