This is a collection of answers to questions received by students
A: No, the process of admission and enrolment will be done completely at the TU-Dortmund. You will be registered also to the UCA and UNIBO so that you will receive a student account in each university.
A: No, the lectures have to be attended in presence, so the exams.
A: In the admission step through uni-assist, it is checked if your previous education fulfills the requirements to start a masters programme with IMAPP. If you get admitted to the IMAPP programme, you still need to enroll with the TU Dortmund for all four semesters.
For the admission step please go to this website here: https://international.tu-dortmund.de/en/international-applicants/application/master/ Please note, that the admission step is different for EU/non-EU applicants.
Once you are admitted and want to enroll to TU Dortmund, please follow the steps here:
The website states the documents required for enrollment and also the e-mail address these documents need to be sent to.
A: You can (and should!) apply for admission as soon as possible, even if you have not completed your Bachelor degree by then. In case you are admitted, you also need to submit the final Bachelor certificate prior to your enrollment. Enrollment is possible within the time span given on our webpage (https://imapp.eu/how-to-apply/admission-requirements/).
A: Non-EU students who obtained their Bachelor’s in the EU do not have to apply via uni-assist. They apply like EU citizens.
Please note that, in case you are admitted, but you can not join directly, e.g. because of visa problems, your admission is valid for three semesters. That means that you do not have to apply for admission again via uniassist in the following year and you do not have to pay the fees again.
A: Yes, please take a look at the webpage of TU Dortmund University
A: Once you are admitted to the programm and have started the enrollment procedure, please notify Andrea Knue email@example.com about your status. Please send her your FULL list of first names and last names, your birthdate, nationality and country of residence.
A basic health insurance for all enrolled IMAPP participants is provided by the programme. To provide the health insurance police, the information listed above is needed.
Please read the e-mail with the insurance carefully, since it will contain additional instructions about providing the
health insurance information to the university.
A: You have to contact the responsible teams from the university administration, you can find the list here:
The organisers of the IMAPP programme have unfortunately no access to the enrollment information themselves.
A: You should apply (at least!) three months before the start of the IMAPP programme. In some countries, it can be difficult to get a Visa appointment, so it is important to start the process as soon as possible.
A: If you have been admitted to the IMAPP programme, we will provide you with a letter stating the starting date, duration and mobility path of the programme. If you won a scholarship, the letter will also state the monthly payment of the scholarship.
A: Since you are starting the programme in France, you have to apply for a french visa. More information can be found here: https://france-visas.gouv.fr/
You have to choose the following option: “VLS-TS (Visa long séjour valant titre de séjour) – ETUDIANT PROGRAMME DE MOBILITE” .
For the procedure you need an Etudes en France (EF) number from the university of Clermont-Ferrand.
Please contact prof. Stephane Monteil firstname.lastname@example.org if you have not been attributed with a number yet.
Students from Australia, Erythrea, Paraguay and South Sudan do not require such a number.
Tuition fees, costs and scholarships
A: No, these are the only fees that will need to be paid to the university.
A: The IMAPP program offers scholarships provided by the Erasmus Mundus program. Details about all scholarships opportunities can be found on the IMAPP website: https://imapp.eu/scholarships-fees/erasmus-scholarships/
Further funding opportunities can be found e.g. on the website of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD): https://www.daad.de/en/study-and-research-in-germany/scholarships/
A: No, if you have been notified by us that you have won an EMJM scholarship, the fees will be paid by the programme.
If you are a self-funded student, you will have to pay the full fee (about 950 Euros per semester).
A: In each semester you will be graded as a student of the host country, at the end all your grades will be converted in the German system to define the final grade.
A: Lectures in France begin at the beginning of September, and you will have the last exams, approximately, at the beginning of February.
Lectures in Germany begin at the beginning of April and they will last up to July, you will have to do exams between July and September.
Lectures in Italy begin at the end of September and they last until the end of December, then you will have your exams between January and February.
Notice that between the semesters in France and Germany (end of March) you will participate to a Spring School.
A: Yes, we do offer a service helping students to find accommodation. Further information are available at the following link.
A: It is our experience that a booked hotel room/AirBnB accomodation is enough for the start, and you can find more long-term accomodation later.