Selection criteria

The SBBE Master’s degree is designed to provid a high-quality training and to enable students achieve qualifications in the field of chemical engineering combined with bioprocessing.

The minimum requirements for admission to the master are:

1. Strong academic background in appropriate disciplines

The SBBE Programme is open to excellent European and non-European students having acquired a BSc (or higher) equivalent diploma in Chemical, Environmental, and Mechanical Engineering, or in related fields.

Degree must give applicant eligibility to apply to a university Master’s studies in the country where the degree was completed.

If a candidate is in a process of obtaining the Bachelor degree, applicant can yet apply for the admission. In this case, applicant has to provide a letter signed by the university stating the expected date of the BSc title obtainment as well as a detailed transcript of records.

2. Demonstrated English language skills

Candidates must demonstrate  knowledge of English by proving proof of her/his education in English (secondary school diploma and/or bachelor degree) or by proving a certified language level equivalent to at least B2 according to CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages), for example:

- TOEFL test: minimum score 78 (210 computer-based/547 paper-basedtest).
- ELTS test: minimum score 6.0, at least 5.7 on each sub-score (Academic test and not the General one!).
- Cambridge International Examinations: FCE level B2 with minimum score 72.

Not mandatory for students of the following nationalities: USA, UK, Ireland, New Zealand and Australia.

3. Rules from European Education and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA)

Candidates have to provide

- A residence certificate issued in accordance with the candidate’s municipality standard registration rules;
- A certificate from the candidate’s place of work, study or training issued by the employer or institution in question.

The document must have been issued within 12 months before the SBBE student scholarship's submission deadline, i.e. the Consortium’s official deadline for student selection.