Important Dates

Global-MINDS Application Deadlines

Applications for 2019 are open.

2019 Scholarship Applications Close: 20 January, 2019

Announcement of Results: Spring, 2019

Enrolment deadline: September, 2019


University Calendars

Fall 2018 semester dates:

ISCTE-IUL & SWPS: Approximately 24 September, 2018 – 15/18 January, 2019


Spring 2019 semester dates:

UiO: Approximately 21 January, 2019- June, 2019

UL: 16 January, 2019- 13 May, 2019

KU: Approximately 1 February, 2019- June, 2019


Summer School, 2019: 24 June – 5 July, 2019 – Istanbul, Turkey

Summer School, 2018: 18-29 June, 2018 – Lisbon, Portugal


General Timeline

1st YEAR

Late September to Early October 1st year
  • Welcome sessions organized by the local Global-MINDS team at ISCTE-IUL/ SWPS
  • (Possible preparatory workshop on statistics and SPSS at ISCTE-IUL)
Early October to Mid-Late December
  • 1st semester classes at ISCTE-IUL/SWPS
Early January – Mid January
  • 1st semester exams and projects due at ISCTE-IUL/SWPS
Mid January to Mid April through early June
  • 2nd semester classes at UL/UiO/KU
  • Topic for Thesis, and Thesis supervisor preferences are submitted and approved
Early May to Mid June
  • 2nd semester exams and projects due at UL/UiO/KU
Mid June – Mid July
  • Summer School
  • Presentation of Thesis topic to colleagues

2nd YEAR

Mid July to Mid January
  • Internship (preferably at an organization with connections to one of the universities from the 1st year)
  • Thesis work
Mid January to 30 June
  • Complete Master Thesis at the university of the primary supervisor, unless explicit permission is given for the work to be completed elsewhere
July to September 2020 (depending on primary supervisor’s university)
  • Master thesis defense at primary supervisor’s university