M.Sc. Integrated Urbanism & Sustainable Design

Application IUSD Double Degree

How to apply for MSc IUSD Double Degree Program, jointly organized by the University Stuttgart and the Ain Shams University.

Overview:

Step 1:

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

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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 6 pages A4, no more than 5 MB)

Please note: your portfolio must show besides a list of projects or a sample of work a description of your previous professional development. You should present 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 6 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.

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)
 

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. 

Motivations, professional and academic experiences

5. Portfolio (English, no longer than 6 pages in A4 Format, no more than 5 MB)

Please note:  your portfolio should  feature a list of projects or a sample of work (student or professional projects) relevant for the IUSD course content with  written description and (if available) graphic illustration of selected projects in terms of their content and your contribution/role  in  the respective  project. To ensure equal treatment of all applicants, portfolios of more than 6 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 – 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? Please indicate why you are interested in the programs contents and its focus on Germany and Arab countries in the MENA region.

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. Letters need to be signed and dated.
 

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

9. Scanned Copy of your National Passport

STEP 2:

Please apply and upload the two sets of these files via the online application portal C@MPUS of the university Stuttgart AND  via the online application portal of the Ain Shams University, in parallel (before 15.02.2019, 00:00 CET).

Please note: Kindly proceed according to the 'IUSD-STUTT Application Portal Manual' and the ‘IUSD-ASU Portal Manual’.

A note for EPOS Applicants
In addition to Step I and II, kindly submit your EPOS application and documents until no later than October 31st 2018, 00:00 CET, via the IUSD - University of Stuttgart's  email: info[at]iusd.uni-stuttgart.de. Please check EPOS-Scholarship requirements here.
 

IUSD Office
University of Stuttgart

Keplerstr. 11, 70174 Stuttgart, University of Stuttgart
Faculty of Architecture and Urban Design

 

IUSD Office
Ain Shams University Cairo

1 El-Sarayat Street, 11517 Abbasiya, Cairo, Ain Shams University
Faculty of Engineering