Grants news

Dr. Seddik Abdel Salam; Alexandria University Deputy for Graduate studies and Research announced for the grants provided by the British Council in collaboration with the Egyptian Ministry of Scientific Research through Newton-Mosharafa Program for 2016.

Newton Mosharafa Fund- Institutional Link Grants 2016


The available grants shall support joint research projects between Egyptian and British researchers with total fund of 300 £ for two years.

The deadline for application is 27th of June 2016. For more details, please visit the website via:

In line with the strategy and objectives of the approved UNESCO Programme and Budgetfor the Fellowships Programme Section, the UNESCO Category II International Center for Sustainable Energy Development (ISEDC) in Moscow (Russian Federation) is offering twenty (20) JeiIowships of four weeks (4) duration each in 2017. The aim of this fellowships programme is to enhance the  capacity-building  and  human  resources development in the area of  sustaina  e  an  renewa  e  energy  sources  in  developing countries and countries in transition. The training activities in the framework of these  fellowships are tena e in specialized institutions in the Russlan Federation. The medium of instruction wlll be English. UNESCO will solicit applications from the developing countries and countries in transition (list of invited Msmber States in Annex I),


The candidates may choosa to study in the following fields of study, which are aligned with UNESCO's objectives and programme priorities, as per approved 38 C/5 and in accordance  with the decisions  made by the Executive Board:

f: )     Energy  and sustainable development;

(I›)     Ecological management  of  energy resources;

(u)     Renewable energy;

(Jj      Sustainable  and renewable  energy power generation.


Four  week  duration: from  2 to  27 October 2017.


Canclidates  must meet the following criteria:

Holder of at least a BSc degree or BA in Economics;

Proficient in English;

Not more than 35 years of age.

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 patrimoines of 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 Cultural of 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 mediterraneo of the University Federico II of Naples
  • Zeugnis über die Masterprüfung im Studiengang Romanistik of 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 supports















The General Department for Cultural Relations at Alexandria University declared that application is now open for the program of the scientific missions through the agreement (Newton-Mosharafa) between the Governments of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland with the Government of Egypt. Application is available via the link:

For the past decade, addressing Societal Challenges has been always the core of EU-Egypt Cooperation in Higher Education and Scientific Research. The EU-Egypt Higher Education, Research and Innovation Road-Show is a new initiative that aims at stepping up the collaboration between the EU and Egypt through enhancing Higher Education, Research and Innovation partnership. The Roadshow is designed to showcase results and promote EU Funding Programmes with special focus on Horizon 2020 and ERASMUS+ calls as well as highlight other bilateral agreements and initiatives with the EU countries.


EU-Egypt Higher Education, Research and Innovation Roadshow is an initiative under the patronage of H.E. Prof. Dr. Ashraf El Shihy, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research and H.E. Ambassador James Moran, Head of the European Union Delegation to Egypt.


On this occasion, the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research in collaboration with the European Commissionare cordially inviting you to the



1st Information Session of the 

EU-Egypt Higher Education, Research and Innovation Roadshow

on the 4th of May 2016 at Alexandria University

Faculty of Medicine Conference Centre – VIP Small Hall

From 10:00 – 16:00