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Global Education Program Russia

The Global Education Scholarship Programme (GEP) is a Russian government funding programme that offers Russian citizens an opportunity to study at the University of Twente.

The Global Education Scholarship Programme (GEP) is a Russian government funding programme that offers Russian citizens an opportunity to study at the University of Twente, and to get employment in accordance with the qualification gained.

Scholarship value

  • Up to approx. € 22.400 per year (1.381.600 Russian Rubles; depending on education programme) to be used for tuition fees, accommodation costs, travel expenses, insurance, academic books, and meals. Grant is given for the whole duration of a study programme (from one to five years).
  • Upon completion of their studies, the program participants are expected to return to Russia and obtain employment with Russian organization in accordance with the qualification gained for at least 3 years.
  • Have a look at the overview of the estimated costs of living in the Netherlands (excluding tuition fees).

Country of origin

Russia

Level of Study

Qualifiyng (Pre-)Master Programmes

All UT programmes in the priority areas of the programme:

  • Applied Mathematics
  • Applied Physics
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Business Information Technology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering and Management
  • Computer Science
  • Construction Management and Engineering
  • Educational Science and Technology
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Embedded Systems
  • Humen Media Interaction
  • Internet Science & Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Nanotechnology
  • Sustainable Energy Technology
  • Systems and Control
  • Water Technology
Global Education program Russia
In order to be eligible for a Global Education Program Russia scholarship, you should meet all the requirements. Check the requirements and apply for the Global Education Program Russia scholarship.
Master's programmes
Applied Mathematics

As an applied mathematician, you occupy a key position in the scientific world. Through mathematical models, you grasp the essence of a problem and see links between seemingly unrelated phenomena.

Applied Physics

Apply yourself to one of the oldest fields of science: physics. Gain fundamental insights into your own research field while honing your research skills.

Biomedical Engineering

Biomedical Engineering is about the design and development of healthcare technology to improve lives: from rehabilitation robots and artificial organs, to imaging techniques and prosthetics.

Business Administration

Do you want to devise solutions to complex and global business problems? We will teach you how to apply scientific methods in practice and equip you for a successful career in the business world.

Business Information Technology

The Master’s in Business Information Technology makes you an expert in IT-based business innovation, with the skills to devise new services and radically improve the way businesses work.

Cartography

Cartography is an Erasmus Mundus Master of Science programme of four universities in München, Wien, Dresden and Enschede. It focusses on a broad education in cartography and geoinformatics.

Chemical Engineering

Chemical Engineering encompasses the fields of chemistry, materials science and process engineering. Chemical engineers are also well versed in areas such as fluid dynamics and thermodynamics.

Civil Engineering & Management

If you are eager to focus on both the technical and non-technical aspects of civil engineering projects and systems, then the Master’s in Civil Engineering and Management is the programme for you.

Communication Science

This one-year, English-taught Master’s degree will make become a highly valued communication specialist, equipped to help people and organizations navigate technological advances and societal shifts.

Computer Science

Computer Science is omnipresent in modern society. Latest hardware and software developments are crucial in domains such as social media, security, health, energy, ICT systems, finance and telecom.

Construction Management & Engineering

Complex, innovative and multidisciplinary projects in a dynamic environment require a new breed of engineers who are able to expertly combine engineering knowledge with management skills.

Educational Science & Technology

This one-year English-taught MSc programme combines the science of learning with the role of 21st-century technology, equipping you to help people of all ages and stages of life learn successfully.

Electrical Engineering

This MSc programme challenges you to develop new methods and technologies for high-tech electronics-based systems in nanotechnology, robotics, electronics, telecommunication or biomedical systems.

Embedded Systems

This Master’s programme focuses on the design of embedded systems: the hardware and software that control a device, process or system, e.g. smart phones, pacemakers, chip sets or navigation systems.

Environmental & Energy Management

The one-year, English-taught Environmental & Energy Management Master’s will equip you to lead, manage and govern socio-technological change processes related to energy, water and the environment.

European Studies

Managing Europe is a complex challenge. The Master’s in European Studies gives you the expertise to operate in this fascinating environment where various levels of government come together.

Geo-information Science and Earth Observation

This programme takes an application-oriented approach to collecting, processing, analyzing and visualizing spatial data. Graduates are at the forefront of one of today’s fastest growing industries.

Geographic Information Science and Earth Observation for Environmental Modeling and Natural Resource Management (iGEON) (online course)

A high quality Master’s through e-learning with focus on Geographic Information Systems and Earth Observation for environmental modeling and natural resource management.

Geographical Information Management and Applications

This Master’s programme aims to educate students and professionals to become all-round managers and/or researchers in the field of geo-information.

Geographical Information Management and Applications – Parttime

This Master’s programme aims to educate students and professionals to become all-round managers and/or researchers in the field of geo-information.

Health Sciences

The programme focusses on the use of technology and innovation for improving healthcare.

Industrial Design Engineering

Designing new products and improving existing ones is a continual process. Take the Master’s in IDE and discover the full potential of the interaction between design and engineering.

Industrial Engineering & Management

This 2-year, English-taught Master’s – with tracks in Finance, Healthcare and Production/Logistics – will equip you to design, manage and optimize processes in complex, globally active organizations.

Interaction Technology

Interaction Technology combines principles from electrical engineering and IT with the analysis of human behaviour and storytelling.

Internet Science & Technology

In this two-year, English-taught MSc programme you will learn from world-leading experts how to design, maintain, secure and improve communication systems and cyber-physical systems.

Master Public Management

The management of government and other public organisations is subject to increasingly high demands.

Master Risk Management

The part-time Master’s programme enables managers and professionals to realize their risk management ambitions with a strong organizational and management focus across the public and private sector.

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical engineers focus on the design, analyses and maintenance of machinery, structures and products. The Master’s programme in Mechanical Engineering zooms in on one of these disciplines.

Nanotechnology

The two-year MSc programme in Nanotechnology focuses on the design, creation and study of functional materials, structures, devices and systems by directly controlling matter on the nanometre scale.

Philosophy of Science, Technology & Society

Philosophy of Science, Technology and Society is the premier Master's programme for learning how to critically analyse and assess the impact of scientific and technological developments on society.

Psychology

What makes people act the way they do? And how can we use psychological expertise to solve real-life problems? You will tackle these questions and more in the Master’s programme in Psychology.

Public Administration

In this one-year, English-taught Master’s, you will combine public administration with 21st-century skills and cross-disciplinary, technology-oriented research in a societal domain you care about.

Science Education and Communication

During this two-year, Dutch-taught Master’s programme you learn to creatively use your passion for mathematics, physics, chemistry, computer science or design to help students, schools and society.

Social Sciences and Humanities Education

On completing this one or two-year Master’s programme you will be a humanities and social sciences teacher or a well-rounded educational manager with a firm grasp of technology’s impact on society.

Spatial Engineering

The Master’s programme Spatial Engineering prepares you to address major multi-level spatial problems with a combination of technical and socio-economic knowledge.

Sustainable Energy Technology

The Master’s programme in Sustainable Energy Technology (SET) enables you to become an engineer with in-depth knowledge on renewable energy technologies.

Systems & Control

This two-year Master’s programme teaches you how to control the behaviour of dynamic phenomena and systems in interaction with their environment.

Technical Medicine

We educate a new kind of technical-medical professional who improves patient safety, diagnosis, and treatment through the innovative use of medical technology in direct patient care.

Water Technology

Solving global water problems requires a multidisciplinary approach of knowledge and skills. That is why the Wetsus Insitute and three Dutch universities offer a joint degree in Water Technology.

Application requirements

Deadline for application

First round: (on hold till further notice)

Second round: (on hold till further notice)

Requirements for application

In order to participate in the Global Education Program, you should meet all the requirements below.

  • Citizenship of the Russian Federation
  • Enrollment in Master, PhD or Residency Programs in a priority study area at the University of Twente
  • Readiness to return to Russia upon completion of studies and to obtain employment in accordance with the qualification gained for a period of at least 3 years
  • Registration in the electronic system on the programme's official website.
  • Police clearance certificate
  • Certified copy of diploma (either Bachelor or Specialist)
  • Confirmation of having no grounds for the exemption from the employment obligations stated in Article 4 of the Program Refunds Regulations.

The Global Education Program: how it works

  • Register on the Program official website and get the registration number
  • Fill in and submit the online application form
  • Submit scanned copies of required documents
  • Participate in competitive selection procedure in accordance with the rules and regulations of competitive selection
  • Wait for the approval by the Program Supervisory Board
  • Sign the Terms and Conditions and get your grant
  • Study at one of the eligible university
  • Find an employing organization from the approved list of prospective employers