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International competitive scholarships​


 International competitive scholarships​

Since 2011, the University of the Western Cape has been part of the Erasmus Mundus programmes and many postgraduate students and staff members have received scholarships to study and do research at various European universities. EMA2SA (Erasmus Mundus Action 2 for South Africa), EUROSA (Europe and South African Partnership for Human Development), EU-SATURN (European - South African programme in Tuning for Regional Needs in higher education), AESOP (A European and South African Partnership on Heritage and Past) and EUSA_ID (Capacity Building in Higher Education for an improved cooperation between the EU and SA in the field of Development Studies) form part of the Erasmus Mundus and External Cooperation division of the European Commission.

The Last call for study abroad/ exchange opportunities is open and closes on 19 November.  Opportunities for Masters and PhD abroad though AESOP+ can be found here: Please click on icon below

All enquiries to:

Prof Lorna Holtman at

For Scholarships for Postgraduate studies and Postdocs in UK, USA, Canada, Asia and Australia​... Click Here

Email Subject LineYour student number and the >>program name<< (e.g. EU-SATURN, EUSA_ID, EROSA, AESOP+ or INSPIRE)


Exchange opportunities for PG Students and Staff to University of Vallodolid, Spain​

 We are very glad to let you know that the 1st Call for Applications within the framework of the International Credit Mobility (2017-2019) project with the University of Valladolid (Erasmus+ KA107-36589) has been issued. Deadline for applications is February 28th, 2018 (23:59 Central European Time CET). The call is open to all Postgraduate students and staff. 

Apply for the scholarship through our website: Click Here

Applicant's Guide with all the information to apply for the opportunities: Click Here

Should you require any further information, please do not hesitate to contact us sending an email to and copy Division for Postgraduate Studies at (also for UWC specific queries). ​

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