AREAS First Cohort - First Call for Applications

We are glad to announce that the selection process for the 1st call for applications of the AREAS project, opened on 1st November 2011 and closed on 31st January 2012, has been completed.

The Partnership has received more than 2.500 applications, of which 1.539 applications closed within the call deadline. 70% of the total available scholarships were awarded within the first call for applications.

Valid applications have been evaluated and applicants have been notified with a personal email message. Please find below the selection outcomes:





AREAS List of Selected applications application/pdf (25.00 kB)

Applications selected for a scholarship at the specified Host University

Applicants must accept the scholarship by signing the scholarship offer letter that they receive by email.
Candidates applying to more Universities than the one for which they have been selected, cannot be selected for the other Universities.


AREAS List of Reserve applications application/pdf (37.88 kB)

Applications on the reserve list for a scholarship at the specified Host University.

In the following months, but no later than the end of 2012, applicants may receive a scholarship offer in case a selected candidate will withdraw from the program. 


AREAS List of Not Eligible applications application/pdf (74.74 kB)

Applications not selected for the specified University/ies. The reason is provided in your personal notification email.



Selections have been performed according to the criteria described in the Call for Application and in the specific section of this website. You may appeal to the Consortium’s decision by writing to the Consortium ( within 10 days from the date of your personal notification email. The appeal must be documented with well justified reasons. The Consortium will reply within 45 days of your appeal.