International Masters Mobility Scholarship (MIEM) | INSTITUT DE PHYSIQUE DU GLOBE DE PARIS


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  International Masters Mobility Scholarship (MIEM)


The MIEM program, funded by IPGP, aims at attracting talented students from abroad and have them undertaking a master at IPGP (starting preferentially in year 2).

Eligible Master's programs

5 scolarships will be proposed to students admitted to the second year (M2) of the following Master’s programs:

Master’s in Earth and planetary sciences & Environment

• Speciality Geophysics

• Speciality Geochimistry, geobiology, geomaterials and environment

• Speciality Geology and geoenergies

• Speciality Remote Sensing and Space Science

Master’s in Georesources, Geohazards, Geotechnics.

• Speciality Telluric natural hazards

An international year 2 program is proposed which combines these disciplines. It is entirely taught in English.


Who can apply ?

The MIEM program is restricted to foreign students that have not previously attended a French university. The applicant must be less than 30 years of age on 1 September 2017.

Foreign students completing a French baccalaureate exam are not eligible.

Students with dual nationalities, one of them being French, are not eligible.


How to apply ?

Download and complete the « MIEM USPC Scholarship » application form:

PDF iconinternational_scholarship_programme_2017_2018.pdf


The completed application form and all documents requested must be gathered within a single pdf file and e-mailed before June 30th, 2016 to the Institut de physique du globe de Paris at the following address:

(with copy to

The candidate’s application will be reviewed by the faculty admissions committee once admission to one of the eligible Master’s program has been granted.

Incomplete applications will not be taken into consideration.


Decision notifications

The applicants will be notified via email of the committee’s decision.


Successful applicants have 15 days from the date of notification to confirm their acceptance of the MIEM scholarship by replying the to decision notification email received. If the applicant fails to confirm their acceptance, as of 16th day following receipt of the decision notification, it will appear on record that the applicant declines the scholarship.


Scholarship financial aid and obligations

MIEM USPC scholarship recipient receives 10,000 euros per year as financial aid. The financial aid is allocated for one year, it is non renewable and cannot be postponed. The scholarship cannot be cumulated with another scholarship.

Recipients of the MIEM scholarship have the following obligations under penalty of suspension of the scholarship:

  • Be enrolled in one of the eligible Master’s program at IPGP.
  • Be present from the start of term (Friday, September 1st 2017).
  • Be assiduous and attend all courses
  • Undertake the end of program research internship within one of the research department at IPGP.


The scholarship financial aid is transferred to French bank account once the recipient is duly enrolled in one of the eligible Master’s program.

The recipient must be duly enrolled before September 15th, 2017. Failure to do so will lead to the scholarship being revoked.

Help can be provided to student fellows for the search for housing.


False statements

In case of false statements in the scholarship application form, IPGP reserves the right to deny or to terminate the scholarship at any time and to engage legal proceedings.

Further informations

Please send any additional questions to:

(with copy to