Application step by step

The application process for the intake starting in September 2023 will open for candidates willing to enroll the WINTOUR programme as SELF-FUNDED STUDENTS.

Interested applicants can learn more about funding opportunities in the section here

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EXPECTED CALENDAR of the application process 2023-2025

January to February 2023 1st call for applications
March 2023

Communication of the 1st call selection results to applicants

March to May 2023 2nd Call for applications – priority given to EU citizens
June 2023 Communication of the 2nd call selection results to applicants
June to July 2023 3rd Call for applications, only if vacant places still available – priority given to EU citizens

Please note that the exact dates are to be confirmed and may be subject to change.

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Application procedure

  • 1. Fill up the online application form here. To complete this step applicants are asked to pay a non-refundable application fee of 30,21 EUR by debit or credit card (the system automatically redirects to the payment page). Only after paying this fee, the application form is completed and submitted successfully.
  • 2. Once this first step is done, candidates receive an automatic message in which they are provided further instructions on how to access the Document Manager where all documentation indicated below must be uploaded. It is recommended to send a unique PDF for each document and name the files as instructed below. Candidates should wait 3 hours before trying to access the Document Manager using their Passport/ID number as USERNAME and their birth date as PASSWORD (using the exact format explained in the automatic message received).

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Required documents

The submitted documents have to be named following this format: YourSurname_DocX_DocumentName.

Ex: Smith_Doc1_Identification

Doc1_Identification

Scan copy of valid ID (only EU citizens) or PASSPORT (EU or non-EU citizens).

Please note that at registration stage, an attested copy of the Passport will be required to all students (EU and non-EU).

Doc2_Diploma

Scan copy of Bachelor’s degree diploma (and Master degree if needed to certify the completion of 180 ECTS).

Translation requirements at application stage:

  • Documents originally issued in English, French, Portuguese, Italian or Spanish can be accepted for application purposes. Please note that at registration stage, a sworn translation into Spanish will be required to students with Bachelor diplomas originally issued in French, Portuguese or Italian.
  • Documents originally issued in other languages must be sworn translated into English or Spanish (the language for translation might depend on the country where the document was issued, please contact apply.wintour(ELIMINAR)@urv.cat to confirm which is the most suitable procedure).

Note:

Programme country applicants who are in the final year of Bachelor’s degree are allowed to apply for the programme.

Partner country applicants who expect to finish their studies later than the deadline for applications, can not participate in the call for applications.

See further clarifications on this matter in the FAQ section.

Doc3_Transcript

Scan copy of Bachelor’s degree transcript of records (and Master degree if needed to certify the completion of 180 ECTS), listing the subjects studied, grades and number of hours/credits for each of them, total credits gained and global GPA or grade average.

Translation requirements at application stage:

  • Documents originally issued in English, French, Portuguese, Italian or Spanish can be accepted.
  • Documents originally issued in other languages must be sworn translated into English or Spanish (the language for translation might depend on the country where the document was issued, please contact apply.wintour@urv.cat to confirm which is the most suitable procedure).
Doc4_CV

CV in English (maximum 6 pages) including the candidate’s photo and the contact of 2 referees for recommendation (e-mail and phone number/skype user). 

Format recommended:

Europass (https://europass.cedefop.europa.eu/es/documents/curriculum-vitae) or similar.

Doc5_English

Scan copy of a recent official test certificate (2020 onwards) proving at least a B2 level according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. 

Accepted certifications: Cambridge (ESOL and Linguaskill – all competencies), IELTS (Academic type and Indicator), TOEFL (only iBT, pBT, Home Edition or Essentials; ITP is not accepted), PTE (Academic), and APTIS British Council.

Are exempt of presenting this certificate those candidates meeting the requirements specified here: /faq/en_eligibility/

Doc6_Motivation

Motivation letter written in English (maximum 2 pages), which should explain the candidate's professional or study project related with the field of the programme.

Information about your (past) professional work experience can be included if it is somehow related to the field of the WINTOUR programme but not only. Selection committee would like to know the reasons that encourage you to enrol the master and which are the motivations and expectations in terms of applying the knowledge acquired in your professional career once you finish the master.

Doc7_OtherLanguages Other language certificates (if applicable). Scan copy of certifications in Spanish, French and/or Portuguese.

* At pre-enrolment stage candidates can provide all documents in PDF format. In case of admission, the Bachelor’s degree diploma must be duly legalized (see requirements for foreign students here). Also, in case of admission students must present the certified or attested copies of certain documents to complete the registration process.