Advanced Design of Ships and Offshore Structures (EMship+)


About EMship+

EMship welcomed its first students in 2010, under the Erasmus Mundus European Programme of Excellence label. The programme was selected in the Quality Review in 2015, a grant awarded by the EACEA in the framework of the Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree Programme. In 2019 EMship was extended under the name EMship+ to welcome four additional cohorts under the Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree label.

EMship+ aims to provide high quality education in Naval Architecture and Ship & Offshore Design, through a 2-year programme, which is fully taught in English with mobility in a minimum of two European countries.

Consortium Partners

The EMship+ consortium comprises 9 institutions across Europe, four of whom host programme students and confer the joint master's degree:
  • University of Liège, Belgium (coordinator, M1 host)
  • University of Rostock, Germany (M2 host)
  • Polytechnic University of Madrid, Spain (M2 host)
  • Centrale Nantes, France (M2 host)
  • West Pomeranian University of Technology, Poland
  • Dunarea de Jos University of Galati, Romania
  • ICAM – Institut Catholique d’Arts et Métiers, France
  • University of Genoa, Italy
  • Southampton Solent University, United Kingdom

Application requirements

The EMship+ programme is open to holders of a university degree (Bachelor of Science or equivalent) who are able to follow the programme in English. All candidates must have relevant background in:
  • Mathematics, Physics, Numerical Analysis
  • Physics of materials, Applied thermodynamics
  • Mechanics, Mechanics of materials, Solid mechanics
  • Fluid mechanics

How to apply

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  • Erasmus Mundus scholarship covering tuition fees, living expenses and travel costs are available
  • Consortium scholarships covering part of the tuition fees are also available
Published on September 3, 2020 Updated on December 18, 2020