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April 28th, 2016 : Congratulations to Kanit Hantanasirisakul (Graduate from Class#10)who got his Master Thesis published in Advanced Electronic Materials.

April 27th, 2016 : Congratulations to Muhammad Boota (Graduate from Class#8) who is the first author of an article published in the journal Energy and Environmental Science. This article is also the result of a great collaboration between Muhammad Boota and Matthieu Robert Becuwe (MESC scholar invited in Drexel in 2015 and 2016)

April 12th, 2016 : The application deadline was extended to April 30th, 2016. For more information, please visit our Applications section.

April 5th, 2016 : If you want some details about our programme, don't forget to like our official Facebook page: MESC Master Course - Materials for Energy Storage and Conversion

April 4th, 2016 : The new 2016 Alumni Yearbook is available! You can download it here (latest update on March 11th 2016)

February 22nd, 2016: We wish a good stay in Poland to our students of Class#12 who have just started their second semester in Warsaw University of Technology.

February 18th, 2016: The MESC Consortium has just submitted a new Erasmus + EMJMD project to EACEA in the framework of the 2016 call. Results available in July 2016.

February 8th, 2016: Our students of Class#11 joined their respective laboratory where they will spend a 6-month training period for their Master Thesis. This year, the 14 students are split in 11 laboratories located in 7 different countries.


June 30th, 2015 : The dates of integration and graduation week 2015 are now officially defined. MESC Consortium will have the pleasure to welcome Class#12 in Amiens from September 14th to 18th. Moreover, Class#10 will gather during this week for their Master Thesis defenses on September 15th and for the Graduation ceremony on September 16th.

June 13th, 2015 : The new Erasmus + Students and Alumni Association was launched in Brussels on June 12th, 2015. More information...

June 1st, 2015 : The annual MESC party in Warsaw University of Technology took place last Friday, June 29th. Some photos will be posted soon...

April 28th, 2015 : A Contest is organised in the framework of the French RS2E network. The best Energy Storage Young Scientist selected will be awarded 10 000 Euros. More information here:

April 21st, 2015 : We are waiting for the official notification from EACEA concerning the award of Erasmus + scholarship for the 2015 intake (class 12). It is planned to be notified by mid-May 2015. We will inform all the students concerned about the decision in due terms.

February 6th, 2015 : Important information to applicants for 2015 intake: we decided to extend the application period until Tuesday 10th February 2015. So for those who thought it was too late, take advantage of this extension and don't wait more!!!!

January 20th, 2015 : Some pictures of Class 10 students during their visit of ABENGOA Solar Plant in Sevilla, Spain, on January 8th, with their professors of Universidad de Cordoba.

January 8th, 2015 : EACEA posted on their website an interesting article concerning employability of Erasmus Mundus students. Read more...


December 10th, 2014 : The problem on our website is now fixed and all the pictures appear!!! We apologize for the inconvenience...

December 3rd, 2014 : Since some days, our website has been facing some problems and none of the pictures posted can appear. Nevertheless, it does not affect the application section which remains available. MESC Consortium apologize for this inconvenience and do all their best to fix it.

December 1st, 2014 : Students of Class#10 will start their Master Thesis on February 9th, 2015. Here is the list of host laboratories. We thank them for their great involvement in our programme!

November 26th, 2014 : Message for 2015 applicants: Don't forget that now you have to provide us with a certificate of residence along with your application package. The place of residence should be verified on the basis of the provision of :
- a residence certificate issued in accordance with the candidate's municipality normal registration rules;
- a certificate from the candidate's place of work, study or training issued by the employer or institution in question.
Both documents must have been issued within 12 months before the submission deadline of applying for an EMMC student scholarship, i.e. the consortium's official deadline for student selection.

November 17th, 2014 : Mr Robin AMISSE who graduated from MESC in 2011 (with Class 6) defended today his PhD thesis in LRCS, Amiens. We congratulate him for his brilliant work and wish him a lot of success for his future carreer.

November 15th, 2014 : The applications for 2015 intake are now open. So if you are interested to join us with an Erasmus + JMD scholarship or one of our industrial scholarships, don't wait more and visit our "applications" page!

September 9th, 2014 : The schedule of Integration week...
 ... And Graduation Week

September 5th, 2014 : Time is flying and MESC starts a new year with one more time many adventures! Our schedule is already busy with the so-called Integration and Graduation Week!!!! This is an immense pleasure for us to organize the graduation ceremony of Class#9 on September 17th 2014 and to welcome the new MESCers of Class#11 from September 13th to 18th in Amiens!

June 24th, 2014 : Mr Binh Phuong Nhan NGUYEN who graduated from MESC in 2010 (with Class 5) defended last week his PhD thesis in IMN, Nantes. We congratulate him for his brilliant work and wish him a lot of success for his future position of lecturer in University of Science of Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam.

May 27th, 2014 : We invite you to discover the blog of one our student. Praveen NARANGODA, from MESC#10 (2013/2015) shares his experience as an Erasmus Mundus student so don't hesitate to visit his blog:

May 19th, 2014 : The dates of integration and graduation week 2014 were defined and are now official : The integration week of Class 11 will take place in Amiens from 15th to 18th September. The Master Thesis defence of Class 9 will take place also in Amiens on Tuesday 16th September and the Graduation ceremony on Wednesday 17th September.

February 14th, 2014 : The MESC Consortium held this week his annual Selection Committee. This year, it took place near Marseille and the professors evaluated during 3 days the 135 applications we received for this 2014/2016 cohort. The applicants will be notified the results by email next week.

January 28th, 2014 : IMPORTANT INFORMATION TO APPLICANTS FOR MESC11 !!!!! If you are willing to join us in Fall 2014, with an Erasmus Mundus or industrial scholarship, we inform you that the deadline to apply is postponed from January 31st to February 5th 2014. Please visit our application page to follow the procedure.

January 14th, 2014 : Students of Class 9 will start their Master Thesis (last semester) on February 9th 2014. We are currently dealing with all the administrative duties related to their hosting in the concerned laboratories.

January 6th, 2014


December 20th, 2013 : The whole MESC Consortium wish you a merry Christmas!!!

December 20th, 2013 : MESC ALUMNI YEARBOOK (from Class1 to Class7) is now available!!! It will be updated around April 2014 but you can already download it on our "Documents" section or here...
Download the Alumni Yearbook

December 12th, 2013 : We remind to the students interested in joining MESC with an Erasmus Mundus scholarship in Fall 2014 that the applications are available from this website, until January 31st, 2014!!!!! Don't forget: sooner is better!

December 4th, 2013 : Mr Gebrekidan ESHETU who graduated from MESC in 2010 (with Class 5) defended today his PhD thesis in UPJV, Amiens. We congratulate him for his brilliant work.

November 27th, 2013 : The MESC student guide is available and downloadable from this website. It contains all the information that you need from the applications to the stay in each involved university.
Download the guide

November 25th, 2013 : Mr Liang TAO who graduated from MESC in 2010 (with Class 5) defended today his PhD thesis in UPJV, Amiens. We congratulate him for his brilliant work.

November 19th, 2013 : Pictures of Integration and graduation week 2013 are available on our Facebook page !!!!

November 18th, 2013 :  IMPORTANT - APPLICATIONS FOR 2014/2016 ADMISSION OPENED !!!!
The application tool is now open. If you are interested to join MESC in September 2014 with an Erasmus Mundus scholarship (or private schoalrship provided by MESc partners), we invite you to apply online from this website before January 31st, 2014!!!! More information and all the instructions are available HERE!!! This application period will be still available after January 31st, 2014, but only for self supported applicants. So don't wait more to APPLY !!!!

September 26th, 2013 : We warmly thank our colleague from Drexel University, Michelle SIPICS, for this article about the MESC program and Class#8 students who did their Master Thesis at Drexel: Muhammad BOOTA, Ivan GARCIA TORREGROSA, Immanuel MAYRHUBER and Christopher SOLE.

September 6th, 2013 : Let's start again !!!!! MESC10 students are arriving this weekend in Amiens for the so-called Integration week, and MESC8 students will arrive on Monday to finish their Master... A new opportunity for the MESC family to gather!

July 15th, 2013 : Time is passing fast and MESC September events are coming. The coordination is finishing the schedules for these important events. Be sure that as soon as they are available, they will be posted on this webpage, and sent by email to all the directly concerned people (MESC Consortium, MESC8, MESC9 and MESC10).

June 28th, 2013 : The MESC administrative coordination is still working on two publications very useful for MESC alumni, students and future applicants: The MESC student guide and the MESC Alumni Yearbook. They should be published soon, but for the Alumni yearbook, we will kindly ask you to be more patient than for the guide that should be made available by July 18th, 2013.

June 17th, 2013 : MESC Joint Diploma was finally approved by all our partners and the Rector of Amiens Academy. Therefore it was edited and it is now travelling from one to another partner University to be signed. By the end of August, this process will be definitely over and Class#7 of MESC which graduated last year, in September 2012, will receive the first edition of MESC JOINT DIPLOMA... A wonderful achievement for our Consortium!!!!!!

May 23rd, 2013 : The video of Class7 graduation that took place in Amiens in September 2012 is now available !!!!!

April 3rd, 2013 : The admission procedure for self supported students is now available. Please visit our "Applications" section and follow the instructions. We remind you that the deadline is MAY 15th, 2013

March 15th, 2013 : The students of Class#8 were communicated their marks for Semester 3 and students of Class#9 their marks for Semester 1.

March 11th, 2013 : IMPORTANT UPDATE - People willing to join us as self supported students still have the opportunity to apply. We are going to open from 26th March to 15th May a new admission procedure, but only dedicated to this target: Students ready to join us without scholarship from MESC. Don't forget this date: 26th March!!!!
Meanwhile, we are going to contact students who were ranked on the reserve list to ask if they are interested by this opportunity.

February 28th, 2013 : The MESC Consortium met last week to evaluate the applications and we now know who is going to join us with Erasmus Mundus scholarships. Their names were communicated to EACEA and by Mid April, we should receive from the Agency the official confirmation. Some additional scholarships (offered by MESC private partners) will be made available and we will know soon how many additional students we can select with these scholarships.

February 13th, 2013 :  The application tool is now closed. The MESC Consortium will evaluate all the applcations next week, from Monday to Wednesday, in Université Paul Sabatier, in Toulouse. By the end of February, each applicant will be informed of the selection results by email.

January 31st, 2013 : IMPORTANT MESSAGE TO APPLICANTS - The deadline is extended to 10th of February!!!!! Don't wait more, you only have few days left !

January 24th, 2013 : - Class#9 students are about to finish their exams of Semester 1 in Marseille and Toulouse, and are expected to arrive to Warsaw at the beginning of February to start their Semester 2, all together in our partner university Warsaw University of Technology.

- Class#8 students are preparing their departure after the end of exams to their location of Master Thesis (February to September 2013). This year, our 20 students will be separated between 13 institutions, in 8 different countries.

January 21st, 2013 : We have the great pleasure to announce that our Consortium will be able to deliver from this year (to Class#7) a full joint degree along with the national degrees. They should be available at the end of March.

January 18th, 2013 : As every year, all the students spending their Semester 3 in Amiens were invited by Université de Picardie Jules Verne to attend a hockey game in the Coliseum this evening.

January 17th, 2013 : We remind you that the application section on this website is still available until January 31st. If you are interested in joining us from September 2013 to September 2015, don't hesitate and apply now. You will find all the information needed on how to proceed on this page: If you need more specific information, you can also contact us: of

January 7th, 2013 : We wish you a Happy New Year and hope that 2013 will bring you a lot of success and happiness!!!!


December 21st, 2012 : THE WHOLE MESC CONSORTIUM WISH YOU A MERRY CHRISTMAS !!!!!!! Let's meet in 2013 to continue this great adventure...

December 21st, 2012 : IMPORTANT MESSAGE FOR 2013 ADMISSION - The Université de Picardie Jules Verne will be closed from today until 7th of January 2013. During this time, the online application tool is available. Nevertheless, if you send an email to which we do not respond, do not worry, we will handle them when we are back in January.

December 20th, 2012 : Don't forget that the application procedure is in progress!!! So if you are interested to join us, please apply online directly on this website, before January 31st 2013. More information HERE

December 18th, 2012 : MESC Pedagogic Committee met in Antwerpen on 17th of December to dicuss about Class#8 Master thesis topics attribution. Each student now knows where they will go during the fourth semester. Our 20 students will be spread out across 14 laboratories in 8 different countries :
- Five in Europe : Belgium, France, Netherlands, Spain and Sweden.
- Three outside Europe : Canada, South Korea and United States.

December 8th and 9th, 2012 : MESC Consortium through its coordinating institution (Université de Picardie Jules Verne) participated in Campus France Education Fair in Vietnam (Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City). We thank the Vietnamese students that we met and invite them once again to apply for the 2013 admission session.

November 7th, 2012 : The application online tool is now available. If you are interested to join us, please visit our APPLICATION page and follw the instructions. Should you need further explanations, please feel free to contact us at And of course, we still invite you to join us on  !!!!

October 5th, 2012 : ADMISSION 2013 !!!!!!
If as our last graduated students were, you are willing to join MESC Master Course, we invite you to apply online via this website (Application section) from 1st of November to 31st of January 2013. You will find all the relevant information concerning the requirements on our application page. And if you need further explanations, please feel free to contact us (see our Consortium page).

September 17th, 2012 : Class#9 students have arrived safely in France on 8th and 9th of September and we were pleased to welcome all of them during our so-called Integration week. Now, they have left Amiens to start their first semester in Toulouse and Marseille.
Pictures of the integration week published soon...
Class#8 students have joined either Amiens or Cordoba to start their third semester. And in February, they will start their Master Thesis, the last step before the end of their great MESC adventure !

September 12th, 2012 : The whole MESC Consortium congratulates Class#7 for their brilliant work during these last two years. It was a great pleasure to share these good moments with them during the Graduation; and we wish them all the best in their future career.
Pictures and videos of the Graduation published soon...

March 20th, 2012 :
Class 9 selection (2012/2014): We are waiting for the official acceptance from EACEA and as soon as we receive it, we will start the administrative work for visa applications. In June, we will start organizing the integration week that will take place in Amiens from September 10th, 2012.

February 20th, 2012 : The Consortium met in Cordoba between February 13th and 15th to select future MESC 9 students. At this occasion, Mrs. Brigitta BOSZE, from the EACEA Agency, participated in the Meeting for Monitoring purpose.
Out of 147 applicants, we selected 7 non European and 4 European students for ERASMUS MUNDUS scholarships. These 11 students come from 9 different countries.
Moreover, thanks to scholarships offered by ALISTORE-ERI, RS2E, CIC Energigune and most likely other private partners, the Consortium will be able to accept other students for an overall list of ~25 students.

February 9th, 2012 : Students of Class 7 have moved to their respective locations for Master Thesis. This year, our 23 students will do their internship within 17 laboratories located in 12 different countries. Noticeably, 10 of them will perform their Master Thesis within Companies affiliated to ALISTORE. The Master Thesis defence will take place in Amiens on September 11th 2012.

January 31st, 2012 : The students of Class 7 have taken their Semester 3 exams in Amiens or Cordoba. Meanwhile, The students of Class 8 have finished their Semester 1 in Marseille or Toulouse and will start their classes in Warsaw on February 20th 2012. Several of them expressed their interest of doing a summer internship within ALISTORE Laboratories from June 1st to September 5th 2012.

January 16th, 2012 : The 11 students of Class 7 spending their Semester 3 in Amiens were invited by UPJV to a hockey game. Les Gothiques d'Amiens vs. Les Chamoix de Chamonix. Amiens team won and we had a great time.


December 15th, 2011 : Some MESC7 students (spending their Semester 3 in Amiens, France) attended a conference in Collège de France in Paris on November 7th.

The 11 MESC7 students in Collège de France

Here with Prof. Jean Marie Tarascon

November 21st, 2011 : The MESC Consortium collected 50 topics for the Class 7 Master Thesis. The topics were given to the students who have to select their favorite ones before December 5th 2011. Then, the MESC Consortium will meet in Marseille on December 9th and give their final decision about the assignments of these Master Thesis topics.

November 17th, 2011 : If you are interested in joining the MESC Master Course with the Class 9 (academic course 2012/2014), you can now  apply online, on this website, by clicking on the link below:

The applications are opened until January 31st, 2012. We kindly remind you that after applying through this website, you will have to send your application by ordinary post to Jamila Tamimy (address listed in the Consortium section).

October 10, 2011 : In February 2012, students of Class 7 will start their Master Thesis. But at the moment, we are dealing with the topics of these master Thesis. So we invite all the laboratories willing to host one of our student to contact Jamila Tamimy for further details. The deadline to submit the topics is October 28th, 2011.

September 20th, 2011 : Students of Class 6 have just taken their Master Thesis Defence and none of them failed. So we are happy to inform you that our 27 students graduated on September 15th, 2011.
More pictures on our official MESC Facebook page... Soon

September 10th, 2011 : Like every year, the so-called Integration week starts today in Amiens, until September 15th. This year we receive 20 students in Class 8 and during one week, we are going to arrange everything for their stay : registration in partner universities, bank account opening... On next Thursday, they will leave Amiens to reach their University for Semester 1 : Marseille or Toulouse.

August 29th, 2011 : We are happy to invite you to the Class 6 Graduation Ceremony that will take place in the Logis du Roy, in Amiens, on September 14, 2011, at 10:30 a.m

March 23rd, 2011 : I kindly remind to all the selected Cat A and Cat B students that you have to confirm your willingness to join our Master Course before March 31st : by email at and at AND by registered post at the address mentioned on the homepage.

March 15th, 2011 : All the Erasmus Mundus scholarships were attributed. Nevertheless, we are seeking for other sources of funding (from partners, or private companies). Within some weeks, we will have a more precise idea of the number of additional grants we can offer to students interested in our programme. So if you were ranked in the beginning of our reserve list, you still have a great chance to join our Master Course.

February 10th, 2011 : The MESC Consortium kindly reminds you that today is the deadline to apply for the MESC Master Course 2011-2013. If you are interested in our programme, please visit our application page to find all the relevant information; and send your application by email at and by registered mail at :
MESC Consortium
Université de Picardie Jules Verne - Direction des Affaires Internationales
Chemin du Thil
80025 AMIENS Cedex 1

January 18th, 2011 : In order to give more time to all the applicants for MESC 2011/2013 to send their application (cat A and B students and scholars), the MESC Consortium decides to postpone the deadline until FEBRUARY 10th, 2011. But do not forget as always that the sooner is the better.

Once the deadline passed, the Pedagogic Committee will examine each application and the MESC Consortium will meet in Warsaw from February 21st to 23rd to select the futre students and scholars of MESC#8.

January 6th, 2011 : In February, MESC#6 will start their Master Thesis and they will be hosted for 6 months in a lab or a company. This year, our 26 students of Class 6 will be dispatched in 14 institutions, located in 8 different countries.

January 3rd, 2011 :
TOEFL: In response to our request, the ETS (Educational Testing Service) have assigned the Université De Picardie Jules Verne the code number 5351. Please use this code number when indicating our institution as a score recipient. Scores will then be sent to us directly from the Educational Testing Service.
IMPORTANT: The TOEFL or IELTS test is not compulsory for everyone. If you are taking or have taken a course in English, please ask your host university to send us a certificate acknowledging that the classes were taught in English and that your level is good enough to integrate our program.

January 2nd, 2011 : The MESC Consortium wishes to all of  you a Happy New Year !!!!!

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