IUSD Cairo

The 4-semester MSc is hosted by Ain Shams University. In the second year of study students will have the possibility to study abroad at international partner universities.
In order to apply for the MSc IUSD program at Ain Shams University, please submit the following documents only online to the application portal no later than 15 February 2018, 11:59 pm (Cairo Local Time).

The participants receive a degree Master of Science »Integrated Urbanism and Sustainable Design«, issued by Ain Shams University.

Language of instruction

Start of the program
September 2018

The application portals will be available between 15.12.2017 - 15.02.2018. Online portal Ain Shams University For Ain Shams University please submit the documents listed below only via the online application portals no later than 15 February 2018 (Central Egyptian Time):

1 Application forms
• Application form Ain Shams University (download through the portal)
>> Complete the forms, sign personally, scan and save as PDFs

2 Copies of qualifications
• University transcript (English)
• University degree (English)
• English proficiency (English)
Please note: With the exception of proof of English proficiency the copies of these documents need to be officially authenticated/certified and translated into English. Only IELTS (general or academic, min. band 6) or TOEFL (min. score 550 paper based, 213 computer based, 79 internet based) are accepted.
>> Scan the documents and save them as PDFs

3 Motivation, professional and academic experiences
• Portfolio (English, no longer than 5 pages in A4 Format)
• Letter of motivation (English, no longer than 350 words)
• Two letters of recommendation (English, no longer than 350 words each)
• Curriculum Vitae (please use the Europass Specimen Form for the CV)
• Scanned copy of your National Passport.
Please note: your portfolio must show a list of projects or a sample of work (student or professional projects) relevant for the IUSD course content as a written description and (if available) graphic illustration of selected projects in terms of their content. To ensure equal treatment of all applicants, portfolios of more than 5 pages will not be considered.
Recommended content for your motivation letter are; Why are you interested in this specific program – its content and its focus? What special qualifications and skills did you gain through your previous academic career that are relevant to this program and that you can build on? What specific professional experience do you have that will contribute to the aims of this program? How do you hope to develop your career after receiving the masters degree?
Your letters of recommendation can be academic, professional or, if possible, from a current employer.

>> Save documents as PDF, max. 2 MB file size. The portfolio may be up to 5 MB

Please upload a complete set of these files to the Ain Shams online application portals. Please do not send any hard copies until you receive an offer. Offers are conditional on timely submission of all hardcopy documents required for admission to University of Stuttgart and Ain Shams University. We advise candidates to start preparing their documents in advance.

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