Ain Shams University
This institutional profile has been created for use by University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate programs.
Other names: Ibrahim Pasha University, University of Heliopolis.
First degree/qualification: Bachelor's degree (4-5 years).
Minimum quality for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: Overall average of 3.0/4.0.
Minimum level for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: 4 year bachelor's degree; does not include preparatory year usually seen on applicant's records.
Documents required: Official record of courses and marks earned; official certification of degree and date awarded.
Description: Instituted in 1956. A national university with one of the largest student enrollments. Considered one of the top schools in Egypt. Usual admission requirement is performance in the secondary school certificate (a national examination) (12 years of education).
|3.50||Very good||1.00||Weak or Poor|
|2.75||Good||0.00||Very weak/Very poor|
Although grading is on a percent system, only verbal mentions are reported. Equivalency scale shown is what we have derived for interpretation of mentions. Verbal mentions given for course and general yearly grades. Degree mention based on performance in last year. Honours is noted if each year's performance is at least in the "very good" range.
Language of instruction: Arabic.
Master's: 2-3 years after a bachelor's earned with minimum final grade of "good" in last year. By coursework and thesis; course grades may not be shown. Degree mention not always shown.
Doctorate: 2 years after master's earned with minimum final grade of "good". By research.
Last updated: Jul 28, 2008