Hof University of Applied Sciences

Berlin, Germany
Site: www.campus-elgouna.tu-berlin.de StudyQA ranking: 538 pts. Languages: German
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The satellite Campus El Gouna is a scientific field office of Technische Universitat Berlin in Egypt, in the heart of the MENA (Middle East and North Africa) region. The exceptional location of TUB Campus El Gouna provides a state-of-the-art environment for studying and research, while serving as a bridge for scientific and intercultural exchange between Europe, the MENA region, and the world at large.The three two-year Master's programmes play a central role in the Campus profile. Teams of up to 90 students per year study under the supervision of and in cooperation with about 50 experts in the fields of Energy Engineering, Water Engineering and Urban Development, to create sustainable solutions for the challenges in the MENA region and worldwide. The Campus offers perfect conditions for students to learn, research, discuss and experiment.As a location for research and development, the Campus provides a state-of-the-art environment in which sustainable and applicable technologies can be developed to meet the challenges of today and tomorrow. It brings together TU Berlin's experts as well as future professionals within the lab-like, emerging city of El Gouna.Joint activities with corporate partners, such as innovative forms of training and further education as well as research and development, also play an important role at Campus El Gouna. The Campus serves as an interdisciplinary incubator for new approaches to technology and knowledge transfer in order to strengthen societal awareness and entrepreneurial initiatives.Centrally located in the MENA region at the Red Sea, TU Berlin Campus El Gouna - together with the town of El Gouna - is a perfect place for scientific events such as workshops, conventions and conferences on emerging topics.

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About the City: El Gouna is a private self-sufficient town built on 10 km of the Red Sea coastline in Egypt. Established more than 20 years ago, the town is now home to a population of between 22,000 - 24,000 permanent residents and visitors from all over the world, to whom it offers a wide range of international-standard facilities such as a landing strip, a European-standard hospital, a nursing institute, an 18-hole championship golf course, three marinas, four schools, child daycare facilities, a library linked to Bibliotheca Alexandrina, 419 outlets including restaurants, bars, shops, various services, and a vibrant town centre. El Gouna comprises a total land area of 36.9 million m2, of which 14.7 million m2 have been developed, thus providing a large land bank for future development.The motto of El Gouna is: "Life as it should be". It is the perfect town in which to study. Have a look: http://www.elgouna.comBerlin is the capital of Germany and one of the 16 states of Germany. With a population of 3.5 million people, Berlin is Germany's largest city. It is the second most populous city proper and the seventh most populous urban area in the European Union. Located in North East Germany on the banks of River Spree, it is the centre of the Berlin-Brandenburg Metropolitan Region, which has about 6 million residents from over 180 nations. Due to its location in the European Plain, Berlin is influenced by a temperate seasonal climate. Around one third of the city's area is composed of forests, parks, gardens, rivers and lakes.

Cost of living: Approx. 500 EUR per month to cover personal expenses in Berlin, Germany and approx. 250 EUR per month to cover personal expenses in El Gouna, Egypt

Funding opportunities within the university: TUB Campus El Gouna was founded as a nonprofit public-private partnership between TU Berlin, Orascom Development Holding (ODH), and Sawiris Foundation for Social Development (SFSD). ODH and SFSD offer several scholarships to students. Furthermore, our scholarship page summarises various scholarship opportunities.http://www.campus-elgouna.tu-berlin.de/v-menu/admission_process/scholarships/

General promotion / funding: DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service)Other Programme

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