Bioref Cohort 2024-2026

The application period to be part of the Bioref Cohort 2024-2026 will be announced after the summer break. 

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1- Admission requirements

If you are interested in applying for the Erasmus+ Master Programme in Bioref, please check if you meet the requirements below:

Awarded Bachelor of Science degree (min. 180 ECTS) in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering and biology or related relevant fields.

  • OR students in their last Bachelor year
  • Language proficiency proof:
    • B2 in English, except when English is your mother tongue. If not, please provide one of the following documents:
      • Official English test:
        • IELTS 6.5 no section below 5.5
        • TOEFL 575 paper-based, 4,5 written, 190 computer-based, 90 internet-based (20 written)
        • or Cambridge or TOEIC, etc…
      • Or a University letter attesting English is the medium of instruction of your higher education
  • Application received before the end of the deadline
  • Application form filled out in English

Application containing all requested elements and documents

2- Documents required to apply

If you meet all requirements and want to apply to Bioref, the following list of documents will have to be attached to the application in a PDF format:

  • Copy of your diploma(s) / degree(s) certificate(s) (add an English translation if applicable) or enrolled certificate from your university (for last year students)
  • Copy of transcript of records for your whole degree and a grading scale (add an English translation if applicable)
  • If your ranking doesn’t appear on the transcript of records, a letter of your university attesting your ranking in the class
  • Copy of official language certificate attesting language skills in English
  • Curriculum Vitae in a European format
  • Passport (or valid ID document)
  • Proof of current and exact place of residence (see requirements below)
  • Two recommendation letters (no specific format)
  • Declaration of honor (download template)
  • Other document you consider relevant for the application

3- Information about the online application

  • The application form must be filled out in English
  • The online application procedure takes some time so make sure you have plenty of time to do it
  • Before starting your application, make sure you have all the required documents you will have to attach to your application and in a PDF format
  • All documents must be in English language. If it is not the case, add an English translation approved by your university or by an official translator
  • Don’t wait the last moment to apply or the platform might shut down due to too much applications received at the same time
  • After submission of your application, you will receive an automatic acknowledgement of receipt by e-mail
  • If you submit more than one application, we will only consider the most recent one


• Certificate of residence
The purpose of the residence document is to prove your current place of residence so your current postal address. Which means your name and your own address need to appear on the document as well as the date of issuance of the document.
That is why we need a document as described in the chart below:
Residence certificate issued in accordance with the candidate’s municipality normal registration rules OR Certificate from the candidate’s current place of work, study or training issued by the employer or institution in question
Must have been issued by an official institution within 12 months before the application deadline
Be careful we won’t accept « work certificate » from the company you are working in. We want to have your current personal postal address and not your working address. We won’t accept your birth certificate either or your passport or your driving licence.

>• In order to confirm your registration to Bioref you may need to provide legalized documents such as your diploma, transcript of records or birth certificate. Those documents are not required at application stage so you don’t need to initiate expenditures in case of a non-selection of your application

We will not accept a « work certificate » from the company you are working in. We want to have your current personal postal address and not your working address. We will not accept your birth certificate either or your passport.

Use of Personal Data

Please take due note of the policies by which the EACEA (Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency) collects, manages and uses the personal data in the context of managing mobility projects.

If you are selected (proposed for a scholarship/fellowship, put on the reserve list or enrolled on a self-paying basis) to be part of an Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree your data may be used for the purposes of evaluating the programmes, efficiently manage the projects, and producing statistics. Data could be made available to the EACEA, the European Commission, the European External Action Service staff, as well as to other stakeholders of the Erasmus+ programme, such as Erasmus+ National Agencies, National Erasmus+ Offices and the Erasmus Mundus Student and Alumni Association.

If you want to have an overview of the use of personal data by the EACEA, please read their Privacy Statement document.

Information relating to individuals is collected and used in accordance with the Regulation (EC) No 45-2001 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18.12.2000 of the Protection of Individuals with regard to the processing of personal data by the Community institutions and bodies
and on the free movement of such data (OJ L8 of 12.1.2001, p 1)