Frequently Asked Questions
1) What language is used in EMMS program?
2) What English proficiency level is accepted to be enrolled for EMMS program?
3) How much and how long is the grant amount?
4) What is the procedure for the application?
5) What is the procedure for the selection?
6) What are the main courses in EMMS program?
7) Could the EMMS help the selected student for getting the visa and accommodation?
8) What benefits can EMMS bring to students to peruse their career in academia and/or in industrial?
9) How are the students examined throughout the programme?
10) How will the internship be facilitated and examined by EMMS?
11) How can I choose a topic and supervisors for the Master Project and Thesis?
12) Is there any guide line to help student to deal with mobility, thesis, and defend?
13) Does the university provide accommodation?
14) What is the course structure like?
15 When do you receive your certificate and transcript of records?
16) What is the cost of living like?
17) How do you go about applying for or renewing your visa?
18) Can I use provisory documents?
19) For an initial situation, how much money should I bring?
20) When I arrive will there be someone to guide me?
21) What is the recommend date for arrival?
22) How can I manage my life in Portugal / Germany / Denmark without knowing Portuguese / German / Danish?
23) I have IELTS test results and would like the IELTS test service to send them to the host institution is there a code for this?
24) How many degree certificates can I receive when I graduate (since there are three schools join this program)?
25) When can I receive the final outcomes after I submit my application?
26) What are the added values of this master course?
1) What language is used in EMMS program?
English
2) What English proficiency level is accepted to be enrolled for EMMS program?
See Information for Students / Minimum Requirements
3) How much and how long is the grant amount?
See Scholarships
4) What is the procedure for the application?
See Information for students / Applications / Financial Support
5) What is the procedure for the selection?
See Information for Students / Selection criteria
6) What are the main courses in EMMS program?
See Study Programme
7) Could EMMS help the selected student for getting the visa and accommodation?
See Information for students / Visa
8) What benefits can EMMS bring to students within an academic and industrial field?
Upon successful graduation you will have acquired an outstanding Qualification Profile. In addition in depth knowledge in Materials Science, you will have obtained:
- Research skills and ability for independent analysis and synthesis,
- Strong aptitude to work in an interdisciplinary, multicultural team,
- Advanced ability to apply knowledge in practice,
- Enhanced fluency in English, working knowledge in two more European languages.
9) How are the students examined throughout the programme?
Throughout the course students are assessed in agreement with local Partner procedures, i.e. written exams, essays, oral presentations, etc. The European credit transfer system is issued. Thesis work is supervised by a joint examination committee involving two partner universities. Upon successful completion of the studies students are awarded a Joint Degree and diploma supplement.
10) How will the internship be facilitated and examined by EMMS?
It varies from institution to institution. Generally, students are encouraged to propose industrial placements and lecturers can promote some contacts.
Internship is assessed by the academic and industrial advisors.
11) How can I choose a topic and supervisors for the Master Project and Thesis?
See Information for Students / EMMS Student Mobility Handbook
12) Is there any guide line to help student to deal with mobility, thesis, and defend?
See Information for Students / EMMS Student Mobility Handbook
13) Does the university provide accommodation?
See Information for Students / EMMS Student Mobility Handbook
14) What is the course structure like?
See Study Programme
15) When do you receive your certificate and transcript of records?
Contact emms@adm.ua.pt or study@tuhh.de
16) What is the cost of living like?
Contact emms@adm.ua.pt or study@tuhh.de
17) How do you go about applying for or renewing your visa?
See Information for Students / EMMS Student Mobility Handbook
18) Can I use provisory documents?
Yes. As long as they are fully authenticated by your home institution.
19) For an initial situation, how much money should I bring?
Contact emms@adm.ua.pt or study@tuhh.de
20) When I arrive will there be someone to guide me?
A buddy system is in place coordinated by the international offices of each institution.
21) What is the recommend date for arrival?
It depends on the partner institution you will be starting. A detailed information package is sent to the student before arrival.
22) How can I manage my life in Portugal / Germany / Denmark without knowing Portuguese / German / Danish?
Administrative and academic staff as well as buddies speak English and will be there to guide you. Moreover, you will have a Language course on Portuguese, German or Danish.
23) I have IELTS test results and would like the IELTS test service to send them to the host institution is there a code for this?
Contact emms@adm.ua.pt or study@tuhh.de
24) How many degree certificates can I receive when I graduate (since there are three schools join this program)?
This course is a joint Master course. Hence, you will get one joint diploma.
25) When can I receive the final outcomes after I submit my application?
As soon as EACEA send us the results.
26) What are the added values of this master course?
Added values for participants include: first-rate education at two or three top European universities; research, theoretical and practical work closely linked; introduction to life and work in different European societies, strong contacts to industry, and access to a broad network of partner universities worldwide, excellent employability.