- Admission & Selection
- Participation fees
- APPLICATION STEP BY STEP
- Erasmus Mundus Scholarships
- Other funding opportunities
- 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)@urv.cat) 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)@urv.cat), instead of raising an appeal.
Minimum application requirements
- Completed university Bachelor’s degree (the degree programme should last a minimum of three years and correspond to 180 ECTS or more) in the field of Social Sciences (e.g. Tourism, Economics, Business Administration, Marketing, Journalism, Geography); Natural and Experimental Sciences (e.g. Oenology/Viticulture, Agronomic/Agricultural Engineering, Food Technology, Gastronomy); or Humanities (e.g. Languages, International Relations), or other closely related fields.
- English language proficiency equivalent to a minimum B2 level according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. See full list of accepted official certificates and exemptions in the section Application step by step.
- 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.
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:
- Relevant academic background and grade average
- English proficiency
- Language skills in Spanish, French and Portuguese
- Work experience in the field and previous international mobility
- Motivation letter and professional project
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.
- In the 1st call, Erasmus Mundus scholarships are allocated to the candidates with higher merits in the list, according to the number of scholarships available in each category for the edition and the EACEA Agency’s criteria and conditions*. A reserve list is created to cover potential withdrawals.
- In the 2nd call, the self-funded candidates selected are those with higher merits in the list, according to the number of self-funded places available for the edition. A reserve list is created to cover potential withdrawals.
*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.