February 19, 2016
About the Programme
Semester wise Study Plan
SAMS, University of the Highlands and Islands, UK
|Semester 2||University of Crete, Greece - focus on finfish aquaculture|
|Semester 3||University of Nantes, France - focus on shellfish aquaculture|
Research projects in Oban, Nantes or Crete
Final conference and goodbye event: SAMS UHI, Oban, UK
Classes are taught in English and the taught component of the course is composed of 9 modules of up to 250 hours each.
Important Dates for Erasmus Plus ACES Programme & Scholarship
|Deadline for the Erasmus Plus Scholarship||February 19, 2016|
| Intimation to Shortlisted Candidates for Skype / Telephone
Interview by e-mail
|March 5, 2016|
|Interviews||March 9-10, 2016|
|Result of Interview||March 14, 2016|
Candidates informed about whether they have been
|Early April, 2016|
|Deadline for application from self-funded candidates||June 5, 2016|
|Class/ Age||Graduates from selected fields of Study|
Erasmus Plus Scholarship 2016 Reward
Award of Degree: Successful graduates will receive a Joint Master degree from the University of the Highlands and Islands and the University of Crete and a Single Degree from the University of Nantes in line with national legislation.
The ACES Joint Master Degree uses the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS).
Erasmus Plus Scholarship 2016 Application Process
Other Documents to be submitted with the Application Form
Erasmus Plus Scholarship 2016 Selection Process
Stage 1: Shortlisting of Candidates for Programme
Out of all the Applications received, 50-60 applications will be shortlisted and will qualify for Stage 2- Skype Interview. The shortlisted students will be intimated about the schedule of the Interview in first week of March 2016.
|Level of Language Skills||5||20|
|Motivation & Potential||5||20|
|Quality of Reference||5||20|
Stage 2: Skype Interview
Stage 3: Final Selection for the Programme
Final Status for award of Erasmus Plus scholarship will be available during early April 2016, once the EU has approved all scholarship applications.
Telephone +44 (0) 1631 559 000