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How to apply for IUSD Double Degree master program jointly organized by the University Stuttgart and the Ain Shams University Cairo 

I. Prepare all necessary documents in two sets. Scan the documents and save them as PDFs (max. 2 MB file size).

FOR UNIVERSITY STUTTGART:

Copies of qualifications
1. Higher education entrance qualification (English or German) 
Please note: "Higher education entrance qualification" means your school-leaving certificate. 

2. Bachelor / Master degree (English) 

3. Transcript of records (English) 

4. English proficiency (English) 
Please note:Only IELTS (general or academic, min. band 6) or TOEFL (min. score 550 paper based, 213 computer based, 79 internet based) are accepted.                                                      

With the exception of proof of English proficiency the copies of these documents need to be officially authenticated / certified and translated into English. 

Motivation, professional and academic experiences
5. Portfolio (English, no longer than 5 pages A4, no more than 5 MB)
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. 

6. Letter of motivation (English, no longer than 350 words)
Please note: Recommended content for your motivation letter are: Why are you interested in this specific program? 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? Please indicate why you are interested in the programs contents and its focus on Germany and Arab countries in the MENA region.

EPOS application

Please note:Applying for the EPOS scholarship requires at least two years of  program related professional working experience.

7. DAAD application form 

8. Curriculum Vitae (using the Europass Specimen Form for the CV

9. Recommendation letter 1 and 2

Please note: 

Academic Letter/-s of recommendation from your university; the letter must have a signature and official stamp and must be of recent date (not in a sealed envelope)

Professional Letter/-s of recommendation from your employer; the letter must have a signature and official stamp and must be of recent date (not in a sealed envelope)

Certificate(s) of employment from the employer in the home country and if possible, a guarantee of re-employment upon returning home

10. Application form EPOS-funded Double Degree download form


FOR AIN SHAMS UNIVERSITY CAIRO:

Application forms
1. Application form Ain Shams University
Please note: Complete the forms, sign personally, scan and save as PDFs.

Copies of qualifications
2. University transcript (English) 

3. University degree (English) 

4. English proficiency (English) 

Motivation, professional and academic experiences
5. Portfolio (English, no longer than 5 pages in A4 Format, no more than 5 MB) 

6. Letter of motivation (English, no longer than 350 words) 

7. Two letters of recommendation (English, no longer than 350 words each) 
Please note: Your letters of recommendation can be academic, professional or, if possible, from a current employer.

8. Curriculum Vitae (using the Europass Specimen Form for the CV

9. Scanned copy of your National Passport

You can download your to-do checklist here.

II. Please apply and upload these two sets of these files at the online application portal C@MPUS of the university Stuttgart and at the online application portal of the Ain Shams University Cairo parallel. (before 15.02.2018 00:00 CET)
Please note: Proceed according to the 'Application Portal Manual'.

III. Please send the ‘EPOS application’ documents to epos@iusd.uni-stuttgart.de (before 15.02.2018 00:00 CET). Wait for the results of the pre-selection process.

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