Applying for an Erasmus+ Scholarship
In the academic year of 2017/2018 a total of eight scholarships were available. Whether the scholarships will also be granted in the upcoming academic year 2018/2019 will depend upon a successful reapplication to Erasmus+ funding in spring 2018.
Please check our website regularly for updates.
All non-European EMLE applicants are automatically considered for one of the available scholarships unless they decline. There is no need to apply separately for the scholarships.
The scholarships will automatically be awarded to the highest ranked applicants.
Should you have any additional questions about our scholarship opportunities, please contact the EMLE management team at info[at]emle.org
Applying for multiple Erasmus+ programmes
The European Commission has asked us to inform you that applicants can apply for a maximum of three Erasmus+ courses.
Applicants who apply to more than three programmes will be excluded from a scholarship!
Previous Scholarship Holders
Students who have already received an Erasmus+/Erasmus Mundus scholarship in previous years cannot be considered for a subsequent Erasmus+ scholarship.
The twelve highest ranked admitted non-European applicants without an Erasmus+ scholarship will be offered a partial tuition fee waiver. Their fee will be reduced by €4,000 to a total of €5,500.
Also the four highest ranked European applicants are awarded with partial tuition fee waivers. Their tuition fee will be reduced by € 3,000 to a of € 2,500.
Scholarship opportunities for EMLE students
The European Union provides attractive scholarship opportunities for EMLE students:
1. First, the Erasmus+ Programme offers generous grants to non-European students.
2. Second, students that either spend the first or second term in Hamburg (but not both) may benefit from the Erasmus Mobility Grants.
3. Furthermore, the twelve highest-ranked admitted non-European applicants and the four highest-ranked admitted European applicants will be offered a partial tuition fee-waiver of €4,000 or €3,000, respectively.
Please follow the links for more information.
Should you have any additional questions about our scholarship opportunities, please contact the EMLE management team at info[at]emle.org.
Other Scholarship opportunities
Please check the options for scholarships from organizations in your own countries to study abroad. We are currently compiling a list of organizations that have been sponsoring our students in the past years, which will be published here soon. At this point you can send an inquiry about this to info[at]emle.org. Also, visit the pages of the international offices at your EMLE host universities to search for funding options specific to your host countries.
Scholarships for visiting scholars to the EMLE Partner Universities
There are also scholarships for visiting scholars. Prospective visiting scholars should be established researchers in economic analysis of law with a professional affiliation to a prominent university or research institution. Non-European visiting scholars can apply to the Consortium throughout the year.
Full applications, including a CV and a detailed research project, can be sent to
This venue is NOT intended for students. Applications from prospective students or from individuals having no established academic experience in economic analysis of law will NOT be considered.
"Dear Prospective EMLE Students, Dear Professors,
I am very happy for being an EMLE student and in particular having had the chance to study in two renowned universities, respectively ILE/Hamburg University-Germany and RILE, Eramus University Rotterdam.
Being a non EU student, I was eligible and lucky to be granted the Eramus Mundus Merit Scholarship from the European Commission for Education and Science.
This programme has enabled me to make use of economic methods to explain the efficiency of laws. I was impressed from the high profile of lecturers and their devotion to this school of thought. EMLE Programme is not like a usual LL.M. programme - it goes beyond by providing new insights and approaches.
Furthermore, the EMLE programme helped me to build up precious friendship with young people coming all over the continents! I miss my EMLE friends.
Last but not least, My special thanks and gratitude go to Prof. Dr. Thomas Eger for his patience, very high teaching performance and kindness.
[EMLE Student 2008/2009]