Flood Risk Master
Global Change, Hydroinformatics and Planning

Admission Requirements

Applicants who are required to provide proof of English language proficiency who do not yet possess the results of the test can apply for admission and scholarship now, however, the ultimate deadline that the test result should be in our possession is 1 May 2014. Those applicants will also be taken into consideration for scholarship award and can be selected for scholarship or placed on the reserve list. If, no sufficient English test results have been received by 1 May 2014, the scholarship offer will be cancelled and next candidate from the reserve list will be selected.

The Erasmus Mundus Programme in Flood Risk Management has the following admission requirements:

A. Proof that the applicant has successfully accomplished a first degree of higher education equivalent to a B.Sc. degree (equivalent to 180 credit points according to the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS)) with a good final mark in civil or environmental engineering, geosciences, environmental sciences, geography, natural resources management, limnology, oceanography, geology or other similar subjects.

B. Applicants must hold a qualification in one of the internationally-recognised English language Tests (see below). Applicants must provide hard evidence of having an acceptable score in one of these tests by supplying a copy of an official certificate issued by the examining board.

IELTS

  • IELTS: 6.0 and above

TOEFL

  • TOEFL paper based: 550 and above
  • TOEFL computer based test: 213 and above
  • TOEFL internet based: 79 and above
The Institutional TOEFL-code number of UNESCO-IHE is: 8949
Cambridge ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages)
  • Certificate of Proficiency in English CPE: Pass
  • Certificate of Advanced English CAE: Pass
  • First Certificate in English FCE: A
  • Certificate of English Language Skills CELS: Higher level
  • Business English Certificate BEC: Higher level

TELC (The European Language Certificates)

  • telc English C1: Pass

Michigan (Cambridge Michigan)

  • Examination for the Certificate of Proficiency in English ECPE: low Pass, Pass, Honors

FURTHER QUALIFICATIONS ACCEPTED

Pitman ESOL: City & Guilds Pitman ESOL Advanced, Pass
City & Guilds Pitman ESOL Higher Intermediate, First Class Pass
Some ESOL qualifications administered by the following institutions:
  • UCLES (University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate)
  • UODLE (Oxford University)
  • British Council
  • ARELS (Association of Recognised English Language Services)
  • ALTE (Association of Language Testers in Europe)

No English test is required for Native speakers of English

UNESCO-IHE does not require a language certificate from native English speakers coming from: Australia, Botswana, Canada, Cameroon (English-speaking region), Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guyana, India, Ireland, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Namibia, New Zealand, Nigeria, Philippines, Rwanda (English-speaking region), South Africa, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Uganda, UK, USA, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
 
Applicants who are required to provide proof of English language proficiency who do not yet possess the results of the test can apply for admission and scholarship now, however, the ultimate deadline that the test result should be in our possession is 1 May 2014. Those applicants will also be taken into consideration for scholarship award and can be selected for scholarship or placed on the reserve list. If, no sufficient English test results have been received by 1 May 2014, the scholarship offer will be cancelled and next candidate from the reserve list will be selected.

Note

Applications may already be submitted before the first degree of higher education (usually B.Sc.) has been successfully finished, if at least 120 ECTS of the programme have been successfully completed. If the applicant meets all of the other admission requirements, admission can be granted on the condition that the first degree of higher education must be successfully finished by 15 August.