Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
For what kind of career paths is this program suitable?
After completing your degree, you will be qualified to work for a wide range of companies. Some examples: mining companies, employers engaged in the minerals and metals processing technology, companies with ore deposits and integrated production, market leaders for efficient dredging and mining, aggregates companies, government agencies, engineering and consulting, firms, banks, global oil services, knowledge institutions, research institutes and think tanks.
I do not have to pay tuition fee in my home country. Do I have to pay a fee if I am admitted to EMMEP or am I exempt?
All students who are admitted to EMMEP have to pay a participation fee, including students from Partner Universities. However, all EMMEP students can apply for scholarships. The amounts vary, depending on the country of origin and may be as high as € 2,500 for each of the three course semesters.
How will you decide which amount recipients are entitled to?
The FEMP scholarships are meant to equalize the opportunities between students from different European countries and cultural backgrounds. You can apply if you feel it will be financially more difficult for you to follow one of the tracks of EMMEP than to study at a university in your home country. FEMP will draw up a balance-sheet by looking at several factors such as cost of housing, cost of living, tuition or administrative fees. According to this calculation, the scholarship amount will be decided.
Who holds sufficient authority to write letters of recommendation for my application?
Letters of recommendation are usually written by professors of the university students are currently attending. Applicants who are already working in the industry could ask their supervisors.