How to I Apply?


Applicants for scholar positions should consist of a Curriculum Vitae, appropriate evidence of qualifications and scholarly activities and a statement of the potential contribution that the scholar would bring to the Erasmus Mundus MSc in Dependable Software Systems.

Scholars may apply to the Masters consortium at any time by emailing It will help us to process your application if you include details such as your availability (dates available and ideal visit duration) and topics which you could present seminars on based on your research/teaching experience.

The minimum scholarship visit for an individual scholar is two weeks and the maximum stay is 3 months.


Applications will be evaluated and successful applicants will normally receive offers of places within 3 weeks of receipt of application.  Scholars should plan to visit between September and July  to be involved in teaching duties and project supervision and in July to be involved in the programmes Summer School. Scholars should contact the DESEM co-ordinator at the institution which they intend to visit for exact dates of activities at that instuitution.


Each scholar will be offered the opportunity to visit UL, UStA and NUIM. Scholars will indicate their mobility preference upon application and will be matched to the institution(s) that are most appropriate to their academic and professional experience.