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WE ARE OPEN FOR APPLICATION!!

 

 

To start the programme in September 2018 you can apply to the programme form 15 October 2017 - 1 March 2018 (23.00h CET).

 

Unfortunately we have  no scholarships  available within the CEMACUBE programme (see explanation on Scholarships). So if you want to apply to the programme start looking for your funding as soon as you can, so you are aware of the deadlines.

 

 

SORRY WE ARE CLOSED FOR APPLICATION - open again on 15 October 2017

 


All applicants must follow step 1 - 5 below (please see also summary below):

1. Carefully read our selection criteria, found here

2. Fill in the PDF Application form (download available again on 15 October 2017). You can use Adobe Reader to fill out and save the form.

3. Prepare an electronic application package, containing the following documents (please see Summary below how to name the document files): 

  • Application form: Completed PDF application form (please use  Acrobat Reader to fill in the form). Please do not forget to fill in your cumulative GPA (Grade Point Average) including the scale! This is important as without a GPA we can not include you in the selection process. What is a GPA? Please have a look here. If you have no GPA, you can calculate an American GPA on a scale of 4 on the web page of Foreign Credits (click  here). A short guide on how to calculate the American GPA on the web page you can find here
  • Degree/Transcript: Copies of certified documents of academic credentials, including diploma and diploma supplement and transcript of grades. If degree/transcripts are not in English, French or German - we need a scan of the original AND a certified translation if these documents in English.
  • No degree? If you do not yet have a diploma you can apply as long as you will get your degree before mid-August 2017. If this is the case, you must provide us with proof that you are able to get the degree in time. We need a letter form your university in which is stated the following (or something similar): Student XXX is currently registered at University XXX for the degree XXX. When the student has satisfied all the requirements for a degree, the student will be able to receive the degree before 15 August 2017.
  • CV
  • Letter of motivation (very important). For more information, click here.
  • A valid copy of your passport. (If you do not have a passport, please provide a photo ID which contains your full name, birth date).
  • A valid copy of your English proficiency test, check the specific requirements here. Please note:  Always included a copy of your test results with your application. No need to send the scores to the university, but if you want to do so, please do not forget to include a copy of the scores to the Application Package. The TOEFL code University of Groningen, Department Admission is: 7191.
  • NEW A valid copy of the GRE General test with a score of 160 (or higher) on the Quantative resoning section.

    PLEASE NOTE: there are only two grounds for exemption from having to prove proficiency in English:

 (1) Applicants is a native English speaker and completed secondary education in any one of the following countries: Canada, USA, UK, Ireland, New Zealand, Australia or;

(2) Applicant has completed their bachelor education in any one of the following countries: Canada, USA, UK, Ireland, New Zealand, Australia.

We make no exceptions to these rules. Students have to prove their proficiency in English if they do not meet either of the two requirements stated above. Failing to do so will result in exclusion from the selection process .

 
4. Send their complete application package (only possible to apply by email) to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

5. Send the Reference form  to at l east two, but preferably three qualified referees, and make sure that they fill it in and send it to cemacube.em@rug.nl  including  the name of the candidate and the programme in the title of the e-mail. It is the candidate’s responsibility that all referee forms arrive before the deadline. They can use Adobe Reader to fill in the form. Referees must send their reference forms to us themselves – the candidate is not allowed to do this.  They will receive a confirmation email as soon as we have received the filled-in reference form.

Download the form HERE (available again from 15 October 2017 - 1 March 2018).

It is no problem if we receive the references before we have the Application package, or the other way around  - as long as we have all documents before the deadline!


PLEASE NOTE:
- Only complete dossiers with completed application forms and at least 2 reference forms will be considered for selection. You will get 1 reminder email if any documents (incl. references) are missing and if you do not react to that email, we will not consider your application for selection.

- There is no problem if we receive your references before we have received the Application package. What counts is that we have all documentation before the deadline!

- You are welcome to add extra documents with additional relevant information. Please check that you send all the documents required (with the correct file name - see below) to us by e-mail to CEMACUBE email address. If you cannot send certain documents yet, please explain this on your application form (last page) and indicate when we can expect to receive these remaining documents. This will avoid delays in the reviewing your application or you being excluded from the 1st selection round.


 SUMMARY


Please save the application form and all additional documents as single files (in pdf) using the following files names including the abc's: 

a. Application form

b.CV

c. Motivation

d. Diploma

e. Transcript

f. English

g. GRE test scores  

h. Passport or photo ID (if you have no passport) 

 

So, for example: The full name for the Application form file is: a.Application form.pdf


If you have any additional documents such as your passport photo, or other certificates (NO high school certificates please), you can name them:

z. Additional



 Note:

*  If you have multiple files (i.e. transcripts), put them together in one pdf file or number the file names:  e. Transcript_1, e. Transcript_2.pdf, or z. Additional_1.pdf, z. Additional_2.pdf, etc.


* We do accept word files (doc) and jpg/gif files, but please name the files as mentioned above. For example:  b. CV.doc or g. Passport.jpg.

 

* Send the files to cemacube.em @rug.nl and please do not forget to:

1) use your last name as a subject for the email (e.g. if you are called Brown it would be: Brown CEMACUBE Application 2017);

2) to mention your full name in the email; and

3) to add all required documents to the email(s).

 

* Do not forget to send the referees the reference form and to tell the referees that they need to send the form back to cemacube.em @rug.nl before the Application deadline of 1 March 2018(It is no problem if we receive your references before your application and vice versa.)


Thanks!

 

 


 

Procedure after application

After you have applied you will get a Automatic reply that we have received your application and after that you will get a Conformation email when we have downloaded and checked your documents. 

 

After the deadline, the next step for will be for us to select a shortlist of students who will be invited  to have an interview and to give a short presentation (both via Skype). 

 

You will be notified of your status of selection (selected for an interview/not selected for an interview) early March 2018.

The Skype interview (including presentation) will be taking place mid March 2018.

 

One week before the interview will take place, the selected candidates will receive information and instructions for the interview /presentation.

If you are not selected for an interview, you will be notified by email in the same week as the selected students will get an invitation for an interview.

More detailed information on this will be in the Confirmation email you receive once we have downloaded your application package. 

 


Chat on Facebook?

 If you would like to have a chat with current CEMACUBE students? They might have lots of information for you that might be of importance. You need to have/get a Facebook account to be able to contact them. Please click here for our    Facebook page for prospective students. 

 

 

Questions?
If you still have any questions about your application, please contact the programme manager Ms. Dr. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Last Updated on Thursday, 13 July 2017 06:49  

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