Erasmus+ for Dyclam - Dynamics of cultural landscapes and heritage management

Country: Europe;

Deadline: 01.03.2016


Admission criteria

Applicants must hold a bachelor degree (or any nationally recognized first cycle degree equivalent to 180 ECTS). Regarding the different professional opportunities in the field of cultural landscapes and heritage management, applicants can hold a bachelor diploma in Humanities, Planning, Urbanism, Architecture, Law, Natural sciences, Social Sciences, Chemistry, Tourism, Physics, Engineering, Design, and Art.

Bachelor students having already obtained at least 150 ECTS may apply but they will be admitted only if they are successful before the summer break.

The Selection Committee will assess and evaluate application forms according to the following criteria: quality and adequacy of candidates’ academic background, motivation, previous professional experience (if applicable), consistency and relevance of the professional project, ability to work with other people in order to learn together. Special attention will be paid to the letter of motivation in which all criteria will have to be clearly identified.

This is a two-stage assessment procedure. Each eligible application is first evaluated by 12 people: 2 academics from each member institution of the Consortium and 2 experts from one associated or supporting partner. Evaluations are made according to the following weighted criteria: academic excellence (40%), motivation (35%), professional experience and previous learning mobility (15%), recommendations (5%), additional language proficiency (5%).

Final selection is agreed during a DYCLAM Executive Board meeting by full consensus on the basis of averaged evaluations’ score.

Application procedure

DYCLAM is a unique European curriculum. It is unique for its global approach and the applied methodologies to international problems of development and sustainable management of heritages and cultural landscapes.

This programme aims to train operational professionals working in many places such as museums, associations, foundations in heritage management, Cities and Countries of Art and History, local councils (cities, boroughs, and regions), UNESCO, ICOMOS, IUCN, consulting firms.

Candidates must fill and sign an application form and enclose the following application documents:

  • A CV, in French or in English in Europass format (with photo)
  • Certified photocopy of the Bachelor degree (or equivalent) with French or English certified translation
  • Certified photocopy of transcripts with French or English certified translation
  • Language proficiency (French: DALF C1, English: IELTS 6, TOEFL 550, TOEFL internet-based at least 90, TOIC at least 650)
  • 2 recommendation letters in French or in English
  • A letter of motivation (both typed and hand-written) in French or in English
  • A scan of your passport/national ID
  • A scan of your birth certificate (with certified translation in French or English)
  • A resident or professional certificate proving your current home address

Please note that application forms and enclosures will be kept by the Consortium for its records.

Application procedure opens on Oct. 1.

Candidates must email their application form dully signed and attachments as a single scanned document (PDF) to before March 1.