IUSD Double Degree
The MSc IUSD Double Degree program covers a period of four semesters and is hosted and organized by the two partner universities - University of Stuttgart and Ain Shams University, Cairo. The first and second semesters are taught in Stuttgart (September - August); Ain Shams University organizes the third and fourth semesters (September - September).
Both Universities jointly supervise the master thesis in the fourth semester.
The double-degree program is supported by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) through the program “Development-Related Postgraduate Courses” (EPOS) by a limited number of scholarships.

Only applicants who fulfill the formal requirements of the EPOS program with a
• Minimum 2 year of relevant work experience (please provide verifiable documents)
• 4 semesters of Bachelor's degree (recommended)
• Maximum 6 years after last academic degree
• Nationality as listed in the DAC-list
and who apply at both universities can participate in the Double Degree program.

The participants will receive two degrees Master of Science »Integrated Urbanism and Sustainable Design«, issued by the University of Stuttgart and Ain Shams University.

Language of instruction

Start of the program Stuttgart:
October 15th 2018 (with optional language course/ introductory program starting September 1st, 2018)

To apply for the EPOS supported IUSD Double Degree program students need to apply at both universities in parallel:
For applying at University of Stuttgart
For applying at Ain Shams University
Kindly submit your EPOS application documents through the University of Stuttgart University via e-mail epos@iusd.uni-stuttgart.de and attach the following separate documents:

• DAAD application form (download form)

• Curriculum Vitae (download example form)

• Recommendation letter 1 and 2

• Application form EPOS-funded Double Degree download form


Please note: You need both registration numbers of both universities to fill out the form.

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