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Governmental and EU-funded scholarships for the best Ukrainian candidates to study at the College of Europe

December 18, 2022

Admissions to the College of Europe for the academic year 2023-2024 are now open. Recruitment lasts until 18 January 2023.

Every year, at the College of Europe in Natolin, we have a large number of Ukrainian students who benefit from the different scholarship schemes that are open to Ukrainian graduates or young professionals.

✅ Candidates from Ukraine may apply for full financing of their studies by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland.

✅ Candidates from all Eastern Partnership countries (including Ukraine) can receive full scholarships under the EU4Youth programme.

✅ Candidates of all nationalities (including Ukrainians) can apply for numerous scholarships offered by the College of Europe.

📌 Scholarships of the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs for Ukrainian citizens

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland also offers full scholarships (27,000 EUR) for the best Ukrainian candidates admitted to the Advanced Master of Arts in European Interdisciplinary Studies at the College of Europe in Natolin. The scholarships cover the entire cost of studies (27,000 EUR), including accommodation and full board on campus.

The scholarships at the College of Europe are awarded for a one-year bilingual (English-French) postgraduate programme in the following fields:

📌 Advanced Master of Arts in European Interdisciplinary Studies – at the College of Europe in Natolin with four specialisations to choose from:

– EU Public Affairs and Policies

– The EU and the World

– The EU and its Complex Neighbourhoods

– European History and Civilization

📌 Advanced Master of Science in European Economic Studies, advanced Master of European Law, advanced Master of Arts in EU International Relations and Diplomacy, as well as advanced Master of Arts in European Political and Governance Studies – at the College of Europe in Bruges

📌 EU4Youth scholarships for candidates from the Eastern Partnership countries (including Ukraine)

The College of Europe in Natolin is offering additional full scholarships for the Advanced Master of Arts in European Interdisciplinary Studies program in 2023/24 to students coming from the Eastern Partnership countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine).

The scholarships cover tuition fee, full board and lodging on campus. They are funded under the “EU4Youth phase III Youth Employment and Entrepreneurship” programme, which receives funding from the EU and is co-financed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania.

📌 Other scholarships

Over 70% of College of Europe students receive scholarships. The governments of many European countries offer scholarships for their citizens to study at the College of Europe. The full list is available here:


Thanks to the support of the European Union, the College of Europe offers additional scholarships in the following fields:

  • European Neighborhood Policy scholarships – both for citizens of countries covered by the European Neighborhood Policy, as well as for EU citizens interested in EU relations with its neighbourhood (scholarships for Natolin and Bruges)
  • European History and Civilisation scholarships – for graduates of history and related fields from all countries of the world (scholarships for Natolin only)
  • Journalism and Media scholarships – for candidates with experience and/or education in the field of journalism and media, regardless of their nationality (scholarships for Natolin only)

More information on other scholarships:



The College of Europe is looking for graduates in political science, law, philology, philosophy, history, journalism, European studies, international relations, economics, sociology, cultural studies, but also graduates of natural sciences or engineering who are interested in Europe – its past, present and future.

The offer applies to graduates of Master’s degree programmes, but also to final-year students. Holders of a bachelor’s degree received after completing four years of study (in countries where that is the duration of the bachelor’s programme), as well as final-year students in such a programme, can also apply.

Detailed information on the academic programs and requirements for each programme can be found at:





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