DAAD is offering scholarships for two German-Egyptian Master degree programs. The Joint Master in Heritage Conservation and Site Management is offered at BTU Cottbus / Helwan University and joint M.A. Program in Comparative & Middle East Politics and Society(CMEPS) is offered at Eberhard Karls-University Tübingen / American University in Cairo (AUC). Student must have bachelor’s degree in the area of Political Science, Social Sciences and Middle East Studies. English proficiency is required for students of Arab region.
About Scholarship: Within the framework of the Transformation Partnership the DAAD promotes the development and implementation of two German-Egyptian Master degree programs in Heritage Conservation and Site Management and Comparative & Middle East Politics and Society.
Study: Master program in Heritage Conservation and Site Management and Comparative & Middle East Politics and Society
Course Level: Master’s degree level at BTU Cottbus / Helwan University and Eberhard Karls-University Tübingen / American University in Cairo (AUC)
Scholarship By: DAAD
Location: Germany and Egypt
-TOEFL minimum of 90 points (iTB) or another comparable test
– Bachelor degree in a relevant study field
– The university’s degree (Bachelor‘s degree) should not be older than 6 years.
-Completion of the Bachelor’s degree with an above average result (upper third performance level).
– Fulfillment of all eligibility criteria of the University of Tübingen and the AUC.
Scholarship Open for: Applications are open to participants from the following countries: Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestinian Territories, Syria, Tunisia and Yemen.
Duration: Scholarships are offered for 2 years, starting winter semester 2013/2014
Value: For master program in Comparative & Middle East Politics and Society: The DAAD awards a monthly scholarship of € 400 (semesters in Egypt) and € 750 (3rd semester in Germany = winter semester 2014/15). For master program in Heritage Conservation and Site Management: The DAAD awards a monthly scholarship of € 400 (1st, 3rd and 4th semester in Egypt) and €750 (for the 2nd semester in Germany = summer semester 2014). The scholarship also includes health insurance and insurance for accident and personal liability for the semester spent in Germany; additionally a health insurance will be provided for the semesters in Egypt. Furthermore, the DAAD pays a subsidy towards the travel expenses. Please note that no other subsidy will be paid (e.g. family subsidies).
Selection Criteria: Aside from the study achievements and the academic quality of the applicant, the most important selection criterion will be a convincing personal presentation of his/her professional and personal motivation for participating in this program. The candidate has to introduce himself/herself personally to a committee consisting of professors and DAAD representatives.
Apply: Please send your electronic application to: internationaladmission-at-tu-cottbus.de for applying to BTU Cottbus / Helwan University and cmeps-at-aucegypt.edu for applying the Eberhard Karls-University Tübingen / American University in Cairo (AUC). Documents needed for scholarship application are as follows:
-Hand-signed DAAD application form “Application for Research Grants and Study Scholarships”
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-Hand-signed CV (please use the europass specimen form)
-Hand-signed letter of motivation (with reference to current occupation) with precise description of the academic/professional and personal reasons for wishing to participate in this programme.
-Two recommendation letters from your university; please use this form. Additionally a recommendation letter of a former employee can be submitted as well.
-Proof of language abilities in English (e.g. TOEFL 80 points or comparable) and if applicable German or Arabic.
-Certified copies of awarded academic degrees; school leaving certificate, transcripts
-Certified of admission for the study programme (can be submitted up until the start of the scholarship)
-Explanation of the grading system
-Copy of the passport.
Deadline: 15th June, 2013
Further Information: http://cairo.daad.de/