Step-by-step Application Guide



Step 1

Are you eligible to apply? 

Make sure you meet the entry requirements and eligibility criteria.

Step 2


The 2021 deadline for Erasmus Mundus Scholarship applications was Friday, 8th January.

You can still apply as a self-funded student.

Deadlines if you are applying as a self funded student (all tracks except track D, which is now closed):

International applications (non-EU):  23 July 2021.
Home / EU applications: 27 August 2021.

For more information, please check the Deadlines page.

Step 3

Choose your pathway(s)

Please note we cannot give individual advice on which study track you should choose – you should read the Acceptable Academic Backgrounds document carefully before applying.
**You must indicate clearly on each application which of the 7 study tracks (A-G) you are applying for.**

1) Choose the study track(s) that best fits with your interests and academic background.
Pathway Information

2) Start an application on the University of Glasgow online application system. You can apply for any number of the GLOCAL study tracks but you must make separate applications for each one.

3) Complete all the relevant sections.

Step 4

Erasmus Mundus Scholarship application form

This contains the Personal Statement section, which is your space to tell the Consortium why you want to study GLOCAL and what your background and experience can bring to the Programme.
All applicants including self funders must complete this.

1) Work out if you are a Programme Country or Partner Country applicant.
Definition of Programme and Partner Country: Programme Partner countries 2020

Please note that nationals of a Partner Country who have spent 12 months or more in any Programme country/countries in the last five years preceding the scholarship application deadline must apply as a Programme Country applicant.

2) Complete, sign and upload (as pdf) the Scholarship application form
Before submitting the scholarship application form, make sure you have CLEARLY indicated which study track you are choosing, and that your Personal Statement indicates why your background and experience fit within GLOCAL. 

Step 5

Check and Upload 

Make sure that you have uploaded all required documents before submitting your online application.

List of Required Documents

IMPORTANT: You don’t need to have your final degree certificate or English test results at the time of submitting your application. These can be uploaded later. 
If you are completing the final year of your first degree or you have yet to provide the required evidence of proficiency in English, you will be considered for entry to the GLOCAL programme but will not receive an Unconditional offer until we have received your final degree and/or English language test results. In such cases you may be made an offer which is Conditional on you finishing your degree at the required grade and/or obtaining the required English language test results.

This documentation must be submitted before you can enrol on the GLOCAL programme.

Step 6

Click “Submit” at the end of your online application. You will receive a confirmation email containing your login details and applicant/student number – this is confirmation that your application was submitted successfully. 

Step 7

Further Information:

If you are experiencing any problems with the Applicant Self Service, contact the Postgraduate Admissions team at

Once submitted, you can track your application here.