Admission criteria

Eligibility criteria & learning outcomes


  • Students from all over the world can apply for the Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree MESC+
  • Students with a double nationality from a Partner (non European) and a Programme (European) countries must specify the nationality under which they submit their scholarship application.

Please note that, as Turkey, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway entered the Erasmus+ Programme as "Programme Countries", applicants who are nationals of these countries should be considered as Programme Country students.


  • Students who have obtained a Bachelor or equivalent (minimum 180 ECTS) 
  • Students who are enrolled in their Bachelor last year: for these specific profiles, the degree will not be required at the application stage, but a certificate of enrolment from the university of origin. And if the applicant is selected, he/she will have to demonstrate further that he/she has graduated by sending a certificate of success + transcripts before 1st September.

English Proficiency

The applicant must demonstrate at the application stage that he/she has the minimum level of English required by our programme. To do so, he or she has several options:

  • IELTS: minimum score required 6.5
  • TOEFL: Minimum score required 550 (paper based) / 213 (Computer based) / 79 (Internet based)
  • Cambridge exam: CAE
  • CEFR: C1
  • Applicants whose native language is English are exempted from taking a test.
  • Applicants who have previously followed studies in English are allowed to provide a certificate from their university of origin stating that the medium of instruction was English.
  • OLS test is not a valid language certificate

Important: The ETS code of Université de Picardie Jules Verne for the TOEFL test is 5351. Please use this code to appoint UPJV a recipient of your test result. Your score will be then sent to us directly from the ETS. 


Application Completeness

All the documents must be provided, otherwise the application is not admissible. Each application which will not be complete after the deadline will be automatically rejected

Learning Outcomes

  • The successful completion of the European Master Programme must lead to the award of either a joint degree or multiple degrees.
  • Students will have to acquire the totality of ECTS credits covered by the European Master Course. Moreover, for each of their mandatory study period in at least two Programme Countries, they will have to acquire at least 30 ECTS.


  • Bachelor in Materials Science or related discipline like Chemistry, chemical Engineering, etc... 
  • We are also open to profiles with diverse backgrounds, as long as they are relevant with what the Master offers

Admission criteria

Each application will be assigned to 2 different referees and graded according to a jointly-established evaluation grid. The evaluation criteria and corresponding “weights” will be as follows:


Weight in the final grading

Academic excellence


Coherence of training and scientific background with the MESC+ Curriculum


University of origin


Statement of purpose


Language skills, as witnessed by TOEFL or equivalent test scores


Letters of recommendation


Essay on energy related topic


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