Applying for an Erasmus+ Scholarship
In the academic year of 2016/2017, a total of eight scholarships were available, which will remain the same for the next student intake of 2017/2018.
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.
"The EMLE program is a unique chance to broaden one's focus and to dive into interdisciplinary research. Having studied political science before, I wanted to learn more about the economic rationales behind the rules that are governing our everyday life as well as about the potentials to improve them. My expectations were more than fulfilled! With the new tools at hand I was able to start a Ph.D. program at the International Max Planck Research School for Competition and Innovation.
Apart from the outstanding academic quality of the program I cannot think of a better way to get to know energetic people from all around the world. Sitting in a Hamburg dorm and enjoying dinner in a 20sqm kitchen with friends from Italy, Russia, Mexico, Bangladesh, India, China, the Netherlands, Belgium, Brazil, Ireland, Israel, Taiwan and Argentina is what makes the EMLE program an experience of a lifetime."
Thimo Pascal Stoll
[EMLE Student 2008/2009]