Rabu, 18 Agustus 2010

Erasmus Mundus International Master Scholarship in Management of IT

Abstract
Erasmus Mundus programme: International Master in Management of IT (IMMIT), is jointly offered by IAE Aix Graduate School of Management, Université Paul Cezanne Aix-Marseille III (France), Turku University (Finland) and Tilburg University (The Netherlands). The IMMIT programme degree totals 120 ECTS credits, to be completed in 2 years full-time studies. The language of instruction is English.

Structure of the IMMIT
The first semester will start in September at IAE Aix-en-Provence. The emphasis will be on the foundations of international business. The semester will finish in December and in January the students will move to the University of Turku in Finland to start the second semester. The main focus of the second semester will be on skills in IT management. The second semester will finish in May.

The third semester will start at Tilburg University in September and the emphasis shifts towards integration issues such as the role of IT in business transformation, management of IT-based innovation and more specialized topics in international IT management. The fourth semester starts in February and is devoted to thesis work, which includes an internship in an international operating company. This internship could be anywhere in Europe.

Applicants need to meet the following admission criteria:

  • open to students with a Bachelor`s or equivalent undergraduate degree (180 ECTS) either in Management/Economics/Business Administration or in Computer Science/Information System;
  • Students with an engineering degree can be admitted if their previous education includes IT and information systems;
  • A satisfactory scholastic average, a minimum 3.0 (B) grade-point average in Bachelor`s degree work completed after the first two years.
  • English proficiency test: Academic IELTS (min. 6.5 overall/6.0 on parts), TOEFL (min. paper based: 575, computer based: 233, internet based: 90) or Cambridge Proficiency;
  • An official copy of your GMAT test. The average GMAT score of accepted students is 600. Or an official copy of your GRE test score. Our incoming students usually score above the 75% percentile on the quantitative section;
  • Students with a relevant Bachelor degree from one of the partner institutions of the Tilburg School of Economics and Management, IAE Aix-en-Provence and Turku University do not need to submit the GMAT/GRE test score. (Note: a GMAT/GRE is however required in case a student wants to qualify for an Erasmus Mundus scholarship Category A or Category B);
  • a statement of purpose (motivation letter);
  • Two letters of recommendation;
  • Complete resume in English.

Scholarship
  • approx. €48.000 during the 2 years of studies/Category A students
  • approx. €20.000 during the 2 years of studies/Category B students
Application procedure
All interested applicants need to submit following:
  • A printed copy of the completed and signed application form (available online as of September 2010)
  • A printed copy of the completed and signed IMMIT appendix 2011/2012
  • A clear copy of your passport (valid until October 2012). The copy of your passport should be in English, stating you full names, date of birth and place of birth.
  • A photograph of yourself
  • A certified copy (with the official stamp of either the school or the Dutch Embassy) of your Bachelor`s or Master`s degree, including a transcript of all records/list of grades. If you have not obtained your diploma yet, please enclose a certified copy of your most recent transcript of records/list of grades.
  • A short description of all the courses that you have taken during your (under)graduate studies that you think are relevant for applying to IMMIT. You may write these descriptions yourself or copy them from your university`s study guide (if possible) and you can send them by Email to: immit@uvt.nl
  • An official copy of the GRE General test results (code for GRE: 0730) or the GMAT test results
  • If you are required to take an English proficiency test, then include a true copy either of the Academic IELTS, or TOEFL results.
  • A sworn translation into English of all your diplomas/certificates, transcripts of records/lists of grades and other documents, if these are not already in English, Dutch, French, Finnish or German.
  • Statement of purpose or motivation letter
  • Two letters of recommendation
Completed applications with original or certified copies of the required documents must be sent to:
Tilburg University
Tilburg School of Economics and Management
Admissions Office, K8– IMMIT
Warandelaan 2
5037 AB TILBURG – The Netherlands

The application deadline is January 15, 2011 for Category A and for Category B candidates requesting an Erasmus Mundus scholarship

For further information about the IMMIT programme, please contact: immit@uvt.nl

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