Master Scholarships in Biological and Chemical Engineering for a Sustainable Bioeconomy

Full Master Scholarships in Biological and Chemical Engineering for a Sustainable Bioeconomy;

Bioceb (European Master in Biological and Chemical Engineering for a Sustainable Bioeconomy) is a 2-year joint master programme training future research and innovation managers to tackle the challenges related to the deployment of the bioeconomy across the world.

As a state-of-the-art and innovative curriculum, it was labeled “Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree” by the European Commission.

A vision based on a sustainable use of biological resources

Bioceb vision of the bioeconomy is based on a sustainable use of biological resources preserving biodiversity and favoring circular economy systems.

It offers students with backgrounds in disciplines related to biology the opportunity to achieve a specialization in one field of biotechnologies while developing the ability to implement systemic value chain approaches.

Biological resource diversity and optimal use, bioprocess design and upscaling, and biobased products engineering for targeted markets are the three pillars of Bioceb biotechnology training core.

An interdisciplinary and intercultural approach

Bioceb addresses the needs of the growing bio-based industry sector in scientists being aware of the markets and the socio-economic contexts.

It arises from an interdisciplinary approach combining chemistry, biology, economic and environmental sciences with cross-cutting skills including project management.

Its modular construction promotes cultural mix between students from different regions of the world and with various education backgrounds.

Bioceb key facts:

- State-of-the-art and innovative master programme meeting employers’ needs in the bioeconomy sector

- Fully taught in English… but connecting to local cultures and languages.

- Up to 30

- Study (and life) experience in at least 2 European countries, resulting (after acquiring 120 ECTS) in 3 MSc degrees from prestigious universities

- 5 worldwide recognised higher education institutions in the bioeconomy field from 4 European countries:

  • AgroParisTech - France
    o University of Reims-Champagne-Ardenne (URCA) - France
  • Aalto University - Finland
  • Tallinn University of Technology (TalTech) - Estonia
  • University of Liège (ULiège) - Belgium


    The very best candidates for the Bioceb intake will receive an Erasmus Mundus scholarship!

    The EMJMD scholarships are including student participation costs (including the tuition fees, full insurance coverage and any other mandatory costs related to student participation in the course), a contribution to student travel and installation cost and a subsistence allowance for the entire duration of the EMJMD study programme.

    Caution: Geographical balance is taken into account, i.e. no more than 3 candidates with the same nationality can be awarded an EMJMD scholarship during the same intake.

    Application Procedure

    The Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree Bioceb recruits up to 30 well-motivated students from all over the world.

    The application process is extremely selective and only the best candidates will be admitted to the programme.

    Application to the EMJMD-Bioceb programme is made with the online application tool.

    Please make sure you select the "Bioceb" choice on the drop-down menu when you log in for the first time (after the verification of your email address).

    Apply by 18th January.

    For more information and application details, see;
    Master Scholarships in Biological and Chemical Engineering for a Sustainable Bioeconomy

  • Click here to post comments

    Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to List of Fully-Funded Scholarships for Developing Countries FAQ.