April 3rd, 2023 – The student selection process is currently ongoing for the 2023 course edition of MASS. In total, 289 applications have been received. Because of the large number of applications, the outcome of the selection will become available in the second half of April 2023, about two weeks later than originally expected.
March 5th, 2023 – The 2023 application period is now closed. Applications for admission to the second edition of the MASS master course (starting in September 2023) were accepted until March 3rd , 2023. The outcome of the student selection is expected to be known in the first week of April, 2023. A new call for applications will be issued in autumn 2023 for the course starting in September 2024.
December 22nd, 2022 – The Call for Applications for admission to the second edition of the MASS master course (starting in September 2023) opens on December 22nd, 2022. Applications must be submitted through this website (see the Application menu). The application deadline is March 3rd, 2023 at 23:59 CET (UTC+1).
October 1st, 2022 – Edition-1 Welcome Days took place on September 28th – 30th at Villa Mondragone in Frascati with the participation of representatives of all MASS Consortium Universities. Students were welcomed by the Rectors/Presidents of the four Universities, the Director of the Physics Department of the University of Rome “Tor Vergata”, the Project Officer at EACEA and the Program Coordinator. Two alumni from the AstroMundus program were invited to talk about their experience as former Erasmus Mundus students. Edition-1 students gave short presentations to introduce themselves. Presentations were given by all Partners and there was ample time for questions and informal discussions. MASS Edition-1 Welcome Days program.
May 17th, 2022 – Extension of limiting date for eligible applicants to obtain their Bachelor’s degree: applications for admission to the first edition of the MASS master course can be accepted from applicants who obtain a Bachelor’s (or equivalent) degree at latest by June 6th, 2022, i.e. before the application deadline.
April 4th, 2022 – The Call for Applications for admission to the first edition of the MASS master course (starting in September 2022) opens on April 4th, 2022. Applications must be submitted through this website. The application deadline is June 6th, 2022 at 23:59 CEST (UTC+2).
January 24th, 2022 – The kick-off meeting between the Consortium Partners marked the official start of the MASS program.
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