EIT Urban Mobility Master School

Detailed information

Admissions Criteria

To qualify for admission, applicants need to fulfill the admission requirements, which are a complete and suitable Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field of studies (see specific requirements) and proof of English language proficiency.

Bachelor's degree

  • Applicants must have completed a Bachelor’s degree encompassing a minimum of 180 ECTS credits or equivalent academic qualifications from an internationally recognised university.

Conditional acceptance

  • Students in their final year of undergraduate education may also apply and if qualified, receive a conditional acceptance.
  • If you have not completed your studies, please include a written statement from the degree administration office (or equivalent department), confirming that you are enrolled in the final year of your education and giving your expected completion date – which should be before the start of the Master's programme.
  • If you receive a conditional offer, you should present your degree certificate to your entry university before enrollment at the latest. Applicants following longer technical programmes and who have completed courses equivalent to an amount of 180 ECTS, will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Relevant Field of Studies: Specific Requirements

Relevant Field of Studies: Specific Requirements

Sustainable Urban Mobility Transitions

The Sustainable Urban Mobility Transitions programme welcomes students with an array of backgrounds and experiences. The programme is ideal for students with a bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Information Science, Computer Science, Statistics, Geoinformation Technology, Urban Planning, Geography, and/or Economics. Additional disciplines are welcome, provided students have a solid foundation in quantitative approaches to solving problems and verifiable experience in programming, calculus, linear algebra, and mathematical statistics.

Smart Mobility Data Science & Analytics

The programme welcomes candidates who have a solid foundation in analytical problem solving with an eye for detail, as demonstrated by a bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, Information Systems or a related field.

Proof of English Language Proficiency

Proof of English Language Proficiency

All our programmes are taught in English. All applicants must provide proof of their English language proficiency. This is generally verified through an internationally recognized test such as TOEFL or IELTS. We advise all applicants submitting an application to take either a TOEFL or an IELTS test as they are the only English tests accepted by all partner universities. 

  • Please note that the results of your test must be final at the time of submitting an application. We will not accept late submissions of proof of English proficiency.
  • Please note that most TOEFL and IELTS tests results are only valid for 2 years from the test date.

General language requirements: 

IELTS Academic test (www.ielts.org)

  • An overall band score of at least 6.5, with no section lower than 6, is required.
  • IELTS tests are verified online by the Admissions Office, submitting a scanned copy of your test with a visible TRF number together with your application documents is therefore sufficient. We don’t accept General training IELTS tests.

TOEFL Internet-based test, iBT (www.toefl.org)

  • A minimum total score of 92 (with writing section 22 and no section lower than 21) is required.
  • TOEFL iBT tests are verified online by the Admissions office, submitting a scanned copy of your Test Taker Score Report on the application portal will be sufficient.

English proficiency test waiver

English proficiency tests are waived for applicants who:

  • have completed a degree instructed in English at a university that is physically located in one of the following countries: USA, Canada, UK, Ireland, Australia or New Zealand.

Participation Fees and Scholarships

Participation Fees and Scholarships

Participation fees per academic year for the EIT Urban Mobility master programmes are listed below.*

Participation fees are payable per semester (€8.000 for non-EU citizens and €2.000 for EU citizens per semester) and are due before the start of each semester. Only payments by bank transfer are accepted.

EIT Urban Mobility offers generous scholarships to attract top talents worldwide. Our scholarships are merit-based and cover your study duration of two years. They include partial Participation fee waivers and monthly allowances.

The following scholarships are available:

Student ranking is based on a total evaluation of the following criteria:

  • Suitability of acquired bachelor degree for intended study programme
  • Academic excellence (Quality of home university and study success – GPA)
  • Entrepreneurial excellence and innovative potential

There is no separate scholarship application required. When submitting your application to our master programmes you will be asked whether or not you wish to apply for a scholarship.

New Opportunity Scholarship:

The EIT Urban Mobility Master School is offering a full participation fees waiver and €1.000 relocation allowance per year to applicants affected by the current situation in Ukraine.

Applicants should meet the admissions criteria when applying to our Master’s programmes and should submit an application by April 14, 17:00 CEST. For further information, please contact us: masterschool@eiturbanmobility.eu

*Following the outcome of the withdrawal agreement of the UK from the European Union, UK citizens are considered Non-EU applicants.

Application Dates and Deadlines

Application Dates and Deadlines

The application process is divided into two periods, and only one application per intake is possible:

Period 1

Period 2

Please note that application period 2 is not recommended for applicants who require an EU study visa due to time constraints.

Info for applicants to POLIMI

If you choose POLIMI as one of your preferences and you have a non-Italian degree (or you are completing your bachelor’s outside Italy), you need to submit an additional application on POLIMI's Online Services for the Master of Science in “Mobility Engineering”, in parallel with your EIT Urban Mobility application.

In period 2 the local POLIMI portal for non-EU international applicants closes on 2 March, before the EIT Urban Mobility deadline. If you are a non-EU applicant in period 2, consider the local deadline on 2 March 2023 for your POLIMI application. For instructions for your POLIMI application, please refer to the dedicated website here.

Info for applicants to Ghent University

If you choose Ghent University as one of your preferences, you need to submit a separate application on Ghent University's Online Application Platform for the 'Master of Science in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, Main Subject: Sustainable Mobility Analyticsin parallel with your EIT Urban Mobility Application.

Please note that the parallel application to Ghent University must be submitted by 1 February 2023 for Period 1 and 14 April 2023 for Period 2.

Required Documents for Your Application

To apply to the Master School, you are required to upload the following documents into the application portal before the deadline:

  1. Degree Certificate/Diploma in its original language and translated into English (if your university does not provide this service, the translation has to be done by an authorised translator and their credentials, signature and stamps must be visible in the translated document). In the case of ongoing studies, a statement certifying that you are in the final year of your studies is required. The statement must be written by the degree administration office (or equivalent department), confirming that you are enrolled on the final year of your education and giving your expected completion date.
  2. Official and stamped transcript of records in the original language and translated into English. All courses taken must be included. Please scan the front and back of every document – all stamps and signatures must be fully visible.
  3. Proof of English proficiency.
  4. Curriculum Vitae including details of your academic and professional career.
  5. A letter of motivation in which you prove your innovative potential. For this purpose we ask you to discuss or propose an innovation and/or entrepreneurial idea. The letter can be addressed to the “Selection Committee". How you describe your entrepreneurial idea is up to you. Perhaps you can identify a problem in your area of interest and propose products or services to address the problem/insufficiency/lack. Feel free to include your personal and professional reasons for wanting to join the EIT Urban Mobility Master's programme in the letter (perhaps in the summary). All in all the letter should not be longer than two pages.
  6. An official ID, such as your passport or National ID card (scanned in colour)

Please note that incomplete applications will not be processed.


Please upload the original version of your degree certificate and transcript of records. If this is not possible, scanned copies (in colour) of your degree certificate, transcript of records and statements should be stamped and signed by the degree administrations office (or equivalent department) of the issuing institution, or by a Notary Public.

Applications that are not supported by official documents will not be processed.

Country-Specific Documentation Requirements

Please read the following instructions carefully if you completed your bachelor in the following countries: Pakistan, Bangladesh, Cameroon, Canada, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Ghana, Nigeria or USA.


Degrees awarded in Pakistan need to be attested by the Higher Education Commission in Pakistan. Colour copies are accepted but they MUST bear the original HEC stamp and not a copy of the stamp. Each page of the transcript of records as well as the degree certificate has to be stamped and signed by HEC and must include: your name, your father's name, your personal identity number, the name of the university, and your degree.

The verified documents must be sent in an envelope sealed by the HEC to our address below. We only accept documents attested after 1 March 2009, for reasons of verification. The verification process can take a long time. It is therefore important that you apply early and ensure that your study documents will be sent to Sweden as early as possible.

Incomplete applications will not be processed.

In the case of ongoing studies, the current/latest version of your transcript of records must be stamped and sent to us by the HEC. You must contact the HEC and ask them to verify your qualifications and send this proof to our address stated below.

Bangladesh, Cameroon, Canada, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Ghana, Nigeria or USA

For degrees/transcripts from Bangladesh, Cameroon, Canada, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Ghana, Nigeria or the USA an official transcript of records and a certified true copy of the degree must be sent in a sealed envelope directly from the issuing university to our address stated below.

KTH Admissions Office
Att: EIT Urban Mobility Master School Office
Brinellvägen 8
SE-100 44 Stockholm


Please note that students with Chinese citizenship admitted to a university in the Netherlands must submit a Nuffic certificate at the time of application for a Dutch entry visa. The Nuffic certificate is not required to be submitted during the application process.

For any other country-specific documentation requirements check here to find the country where you completed your bachelor's degree.

Please note that it is each applicant’s responsibility to make sure their application is complete and correct before submitting it.

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