Guest Lecturer

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Who can be invited as a scholar / guest lecturer in an Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree (EMJMD)?

Scholars / guest lecturers can be academic staff or practitioners. They may come from Programme or Partner countries and their involvement should bring an added value to the EMJMD students, are interested in teaching in the study programme and in strengthening partnerships with CDE institutions.

Activities include: teaching or training in courses or summer schools, contribute to the promotion and dissemination of the Erasmus Mundus Programme in general, and EM CDE in particular, after their scholarship.

EMJMD Scholarships

The CDE Consortium shall award scholarships to at least four invited scholars and/or guest lecturers for a total minimum of eight weeks per intake. PLUS serves as host university during semesters 1 and 2 for two scholars; UBS and UPOL during semester 3 for one scholar each (see semesters). Formal requirements are:

  • Scholars should spend a minimum of one week (4 to 7 consecutive calendar days) and a maximum of three months teaching at one of the consortium partner institutions.

  • Scholars may be from CDE partners or associated partners or from an organisation outside the Consortium.

  • The remuneration for visiting scholars will be determined by the Consortium per intake and will include a contribution to travel, accommodation and additional subsistence costs.

  • The host university will provide office space and assistance with travel and accommodation.


Applications are sent directly to the Programme Office and will be forwarded to the Programme Board members at host universities. Selection of scholars/guest lecturers will be in cooperation with CDE’s Selection Committee. After selection, a contractual agreement is regulating contributions by the visiting scholar to the CDE study programme. Please submit information – compiled in ONE pdf  – including:

  • CV

  • Planned teaching or training activities (provide information on course type, learning outcomes, content, type of exam, see e.g.).

  • Planned duration (in hs).

  • Proof of proficiency in the language of instruction (English), if applicable.

  • Letter of support by the home university / institution.

Submission deadlines

Annualy on March 14, a call for applications will be announced.

Selection Criteria

Outstanding  scholars will be selected according to following criteria:

  • Academic excellence, deliver high quality courses in English language, publication record.

  • Experience in research and teaching with Copernicus data and information.

  • Added value for courses including teaching experience.

  • Contribution to diversity (interdisciplinarity) and the potential for future collaboration with the Consortium.

  • Having a completed PHD.

latest update: January 14, 2019