How to apply?

Applications can be submitted via the Apply button below. Please note that the selection criteria include a motivation letter, which should include both a clear expression of interest for studying Islands and sustainability and drives to be trained as a researcher in this subject. The motivation should also include reasons for studying at the island university where students prefer to study as part of the compulsory mobility period of the programme. Students should also send in at least one reference letter from an experienced researcher.

Scholarship Applications for 2023
open 1 November 2022
30Days 16Hours 51Minutes 26Seconds

Application form

Applications will open 1 November 2022

Once you have submitted your application and all required documents using the online form you will receive an email acknowledging receipt of your application within two working days. Your application will then be assessed by the ISLANDS Programme Eligibility and Selection Committee with possible interviews in May. Outcomes of the final selection will be sent out in early June.


Application Deadline 2022

Application update

Information about the application process for the 2022 intake to the Islands and Sustainability MSc programme.

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Life as an Islands-Student

Meet Sissal, one of the students who joined the Islands and Sustainability track of the Master in Spatial Sciences at RUG on which the new ISLANDS MSc is built upon.

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Call for applications

Application deadline for scholarships is 15 March 2022. Self-funded candidates can submit their applications until late April for the autumn 2022 intake.

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    Associated Partners

    The International Joint Master of Science on Islands and Sustainability is co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union.