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The University of Alexandria in the ERASMUS+ framework hereby publishes a call for international Student Mobility with the University of Pisa supported by the European Commission through the project 2015‐1‐ IT02‐KA107‐014705 (2015‐2017).

Eligible participants

All students enrolled regularly in the partner Universities in all Subject Areas are eligible to present the Declaration of interest for the pre‐selection

Activities supported


-          Student mobility for studies for PhD level (or as foreseen in the IIA with Pisa) at the University of Pisa (study period: 3 months)

Conditions to apply:


-          Applicants must be active full‐time students on a PhD programme of the Alexandria University.

-          The Hosting higher education institution is the University of Pisa (Italy).

-          Studies/Activities carried out during the mobility at the University of Pisa must be integrated into the applicant’s program/studies at the home institution

-          The University of Pisa will issue a transcript of records at the end of the study period.

-          The study period at the University of Pisa must be fully recognised by the home University (Alexandria) in accordance with the terms laid down in the Learning Agreement.

-          ERASMUS+ students do not have to pay tuition fees to the University of Pisa.

-          There will be opportunity to apply for social aid and/or support for people having disabilities or special needs.

-          Applicants are considered full‐time students of the sending institution also during the study period abroad.

Selection Criteria:

The candidates will be selected on the basis of personal motivation, intercultural abilities, knowledge of English and/or Italian academic excellence.(Among students with the same level of academic excellence and language knowledge, the most disadvantaged student from a poor socio‐economic background or a student with special needs will be selected).

The mobile students will be awarded a grant for travel cost and for subsistence and expenses during the period of stay in Pisa:

The amount of the grant for travel is a unit cost related to the distance between the place of origin and Pisa Calculated with the EU Distance Calculator: http://ec.europa.eu/programmes/erasmus‐plus/tools/distance_en.htm

How to apply:

The University of Pisa hereby invites students enrolled in the partner Alexandria University to present a “Declaration of Interest” in order to participate the selection for the Erasmus international credit mobility. The “Declaration of Interest”, presented using the form included in Annex 1 of this Call, should be given to their own Erasmus Coordinator (Prof. Mohamed Ismail Ibrahim, Vice President for Matruh Branch).

Doctoral programmes at the University of Pisa vary considerably with the scientific area. Some include organised activities, such as seminars, or inclusion in a research group; others are constituted by some common activities, but mostly consist of individual research. For this reason, since your doctoral candidates can be here for 6 months, we will identify a supervisor to guide your candidate while he/she is here, and  we invite your candidate to consult the on‐line ECTS catalogue [https://www.unipi.it/index.php/university/itemlist/category/533] for information on the Masters’ (second cycle) courses which might be of interest. Your PhD mobility students will be allowed to take these if they wish.

Documents to be submitted with the Declaration of Interest:


-          Transcript of records at the time of applying: this is an official list certified by the home Institution of all the courses that the student have completed, including information about the number of credits and the grades he/she received.

-          Language certificate or a statement proving that the student’s English (or Italian) language knowledge reaches the intermediate level.

-          CV in English

-          Any other useful information

1st April 2017.

The deadline for presenting the Declaration of Interest at the home Institution is


The selected candidate for each mobility flow will complete his or her Application by preparing a formal Learning Agreement which includes descriptions of the activities to be carried out and of how these will be recognised by the sending Institution. The Learning Agreement will be furnished to the candidates by the Erasmus coordinator of the home university (Prof. Mohamed Ismail Ibrahim or Dr. Doaa Ghareeb, Faculty of Science), who will assist them in completing it, so that it can be sent to the University of Pisa by 5 April 2017.

The final approval by the University of Pisa will be announced by Mid April 2017.


The GERSS program is announced once a year . The call for application is running as of 1st of November 2016 and the deadline will be on 15th of February 2017 .





Prof. Dr. Seddik Abdel Salam; Vice President of Alexandria University for Graduate Studies and Research announced for grants for university staff and employees to visit the European universities through EU Metalic II programwithin the project:


Erasmus Mundus Action2 - EU METLIC II – Third Call-Round 2


Applicationwill openon 16th May 2016 and close on 30th June 2016. For more information and for any questions about conditions and required documents you can communicate with TICO office inside the office of University Deputy for Graduate Studies and Research or you can visit the website:


STDF new


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

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Dr. Sedeek Abdul Salam, Vice President of Alexandria University for Graduate Studies and Research, pointed out to grants provided by the Bibliotheca Alexandrina - Center for Studies:

BA / CSSP Research Grants Program for Egyptian Researchers

- Agricultural Sciences

- Biology and Biotechnology

- Biochemistry, chemistry

- Engineering Science and Technology

- Geology

- Vital information and information technology

- Mathematical Sciences

- Medical Sciences

- Pre-University Education

- Physics and biophysics

Note that the total budget for a project does not exceed 75 thousand Egyptian pounds in a period of time not to exceed two years, note that the deadline to apply is July 31 2016. For more information, please visit the website: http://www.bibalex.org/cssp/Researchs/index.htm