Who can apply?
Applicants from all over the world with an internationally recognized Bachelor degree (or equivalent) in architecture, urban planning, landscape architecture, regional planning or civil engineering. Professionals with Bachelor degrees in geography, sociology, environmental management, political science or economics and cultural studies, Arabic, African or Islamic studies with relevant professional experience will also be considered but should also provide proof of relevant professional experience in fields related to architecture, urban and development planning or infrastructure design. The Masters programs strongly encourages applications from young professionals working in public institutions, private sector, civil society initiatives or NGOs all over the world who are interested in IUSD-related topics and who have a high level of interest in knowledge transfer and achieving a social benefit. The Admission Commission will give applicants with work expertise or equivalent internship experience preferential treatment. We would welcome applicants from many different backgrounds and countries.
The programs aim at bringing together young professionals with experience and maturity, who are willing to tackle new challenges, be integrative and open-minded in their approach to problem solving. Prospective students need to be able to recognize and embrace the vast scope of subject matters covered by the program, from the scale of ecosystems to constructional architectural detail, and consider this a special quality and an important asset to their professional and personal skills.
+++ please follow the application periods and deadlines +++
application portal is open: June 1st - October 15th
for admission to winter term in the following year!
in case of application for EPOS scholarship:
submit the academic application parallel at BOTH universities to their online application portals AND send the EPOS scholarship application documents by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org until
July 29th 2023
Find out the exact requirements for the corresponding program line:
The application for all IUSD programs is only possible as online application
The application period ends October 15th the year prior to the program start . At this stage please do not send any hard copies to us. The links to the application portals are only available during the application period (June 1st - October 15th in the year prior to the program start).
Online portal University of Stuttgart
Online portal Ain Shams University
A note for EPOS Applicants:
If you would like to apply for the EPOS scholarship, you would have to submit your academic application at both universities through their online portals AND submit the EPOS application and documents to the epos email address.
Please check infos about EPOS application here.