Admission & Selection

  • Appeal procedure

  • WINTOUR applicants have the right to appeal against the selection decision. Reasons to appeal must be reasonable and duly justified using the following appeal form. The appeal form, together with supporting documents (if applicable), must be sent by e-mail to the WINTOUR Office (apply.wintour(ELIMINAR) within 10 days from the date of the official notification. The WINTOUR Academic Committee evaluates all petitions and responds within one month after reception of the appeal.
  • Before sending the appeal, please read carefully the information contained in the sections “Admission & Selection” and “Application step by step”. Late, incomplete or incorrect applications are not justified reasons for submitting an appeal. 
  • Should you have any query regarding the selection procedure or are interested in receiving feedback and recommendations for improving your candidacy for future calls, do not hesitate to contact the WINTOUR Office (apply.wintour(ELIMINAR), instead of raising an appeal.

Minimum application requirements

  • The WINTOUR master aims to guarantee the principle of equal opportunities for all and to strengthen the universities' social commitment and respect for diversity. The programme, thus, is open to applicants with special needs. In case of selection, the Consortium can give support to these students (with or without Erasmus Mundus scholarship) with disabilities (e.g., long-term physical, mental, intellectual or sensory impairments) by acquiring special items or services, such as assistance by third persons, adaptation of work environment, additional travel/transportation costs, etc.


Calendar of the application process 2024-2026

12 December to 1 February 2024 1st call for applications - Erasmus Mundus scholarships holders
By end of April 2024

Communication of the 1st call selection results

16 April to 16 May 2024 2nd Call for applications - self-funded students
By end of June 2024 Communication of the 2nd call selection results 

See detailed instructions about the application process and required documentation in the section Application step by step.


Selection procedure

A group of up to 26 students are admitted per edition (including Erasmus Mundus scholarship holders and self-funded students). The student selection is jointly performed by the WINTOUR Academic Committee following the steps below:

STEP 1. Elibigility check: technical revision of candidacies and validation of minimum requirements.

Ineligible candidates that fail to meet the minimum admission requirements are informed by e-mail. 

STEP 2. Documentation assessment & provisional ranking according to the following criteria:

STEP 3. Video assessment of shortlisted candidates: revision of 2-minute videos in which shortlisted candidates introduce themselves and explain in more detail their motivation and professional project/plans after pursuing the master’s degree.

STEP 4. Final selection: the scores from the review form one absolute ranked list of applications.

*The scholarship holders selected must not have already benefitted from a previous Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters (EMJM) scholarship. Also, no more than 10% of the total scholarships can be awarded to students of the same nationality.

Applicants providing knowingly falsified information are disqualified from the selection process.