Grants news

Alexandria University is announcing Master& Doctoral degree scholarships for students from the Nile Basin Countries to study in Alexandria University starting the fallsemester of 2016/2017 on a competitive basis. The scholarship includes waving of tuition fees only for the duration of study (maximum 3 years for master degree and 5 years for doctoral degree).

Students should submit their applications, copies of their transcriptsand a medical HIV testing certificateonline. For more details, please visit the following website:


The deadlineto submit is May31, 2016

Preference will be for students with B.Sc. with accumulated grade point average of “B” (65-74%) or above or hold a higher degree in area of his/her specialty or related areas. Fluency in thelanguage ofstudy (Arabic or English) is a must.

Applicant from non speaking Arabic and English countries should submit a certificate of fluency in either Arabic or English language.

DYCLAM mobility

International organisations such as the UNESCO or European organisations such as the Council of Europe are really concerned about Cultural Landscapes. Indeed, Cultural Landscapes and Heritages are at the very heart of important things that are happening in our world and societies regarding environment, social and economic territorial development. In order to understand the whole concepts and theories related to different fields of study concerned (urban planning, architecture, archeology, geography, environment, economics, anthropology, communication …), transversal know-hows are needed using applied methodologies and fieldworks. 

Physically and intellectually, mobility in DYCLAM is necessary. It makes students understand cultural diversity, human and territorial development.


Dyclam is a 2-year curriculum of exchanges and applied education

• Semester 1: University of Saint-Étienne, Site Le Corbusier, France

• Semester 2: Polytechnic Institute of Tomar, Tomar, Portugal

• Semester 3: National Museum of Natural History, Paris, France

• Semester 4: two months of studies at the University Federico II, Naples (Italy) or at the University of Stuttgart (Germany), followed by a 4-month compulsory internship on the field or in a laboratory


Awarded degrees

At the end of the curriculum, successful students will receive a joint degree DYCLAM along with the following:

  • Master Systèmes, Territoires, Environnement, Patrimoines spécialité Métiers des patrimoinesof the University Jean Monnet at Saint-Etienne
  • Master Sciences de la nature et de l’homme, Mention Evolution, patrimoines naturels et sociétés, SpécialitéEnvironnement, Développement, Territoires et Sociétés» of the National Museum of Natural History, in Paris.
  • Mestrado em Técnicas de Arquelogia – Area de Especializaçao em Gestao do Patrimonio Culturalof the Polytechnic Institute of Tomar

Depending on their choice of mobility for the 4th semester, one degree will be added among:

  • Master Materiali e tecniche costruttive per il recupero del paesaggio culturale mediterraneoof the University Federico II of Naples
  • Zeugnis über die Masterprüfung im Studiengang Romanistikof the University of Stuttgart.


Languages of teaching are French andEnglish (as supporting help).Students receive languages lessons in Portuguese, Italian, andGerman, with a specific focus on the practice of French.

How to be part of DYCLAM?

Admission criteria

Applicants must hold a bachelor degree (or any nationally recognized first cycle degree equivalent to 180 ECTS). Regarding the different professional opportunities in the field of cultural landscapes and heritage management, applicants can hold a bachelor diploma in Humanities, Planning, Urbanism, Architecture, Law, Natural sciences, Social Sciences, Chemistry, Tourism, Physics, Engineering, Design, and Art.

Bachelor students having already obtained at least 150 ECTS may apply but they will be admitted only if they are successful before the summer break.

Application procedure

Candidates must fill and sign an application form and enclose the following application documents:

  • A CV, in French or in English in Europass format (with photo)
  • Certified photocopy of the Bachelor degree (or equivalent) with French or English certified translation
  • Certified photocopy of transcripts with French or English certified translation
  • Language proficiency (French: DALF C1, English: IELTS 6, TOEFL 550, TOEFL internet-based at least 90, TOIC at least 650)
  • 2 recommendation letters in French or in English
  • A letter of motivation (both typed and hand-written) in French or in English
  • A scan of your passport/national ID
  • A scan of your birth certificate (with certified translation in French or English)
  • A resident or professional certificate proving your current home address

Scholarships and financial support


DR. Seddik Abdel Salam; Vice President of Alexandria University announced for the available grants through various programs provided by Science and Technological Development Fund (STDF) to finance joint Egyptian American scientific researches through the programs:


It is worth to note that the deadline to apply is 27/9/2016.

For more information, please visit the website: www.stdf.org.eg

Alexandria University declares about the initiative of short-term grants (3-6) months for assisting staff of faculty members and lecturers. The deadline to apply is 30 April 2016.



Alexandria University Deputy for Graduate Studies and Research Dr. Hisham Gaber declared that Morocco Kingdom allocated 10 grants for the

Egyptian students to complete their study in the Moroccan institutions in the academic year 2017/2018.

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