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Pharos University in Alexandria (PUA), Egypt and KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden, signed an agreement in 2010 for a long term partnership which brings mutual benefits for both universities and their home countries. The aim of the cooperation is to introduce the concept of “Swedish” quality engineering and science education at PUA that provides its graduates with the professional skills which prepare them to compete in modern and innovative global job markets.

PUA Campus
KTH Campus

KTH certified bachelor's programmes at PUA

PUA offers seven Bachelor of Science programmes in Engineering, validated by KTH and delivered at PUA. When graduating, students from the PUA-KTH programmes will receive two certificates; one from PUA accredited by the Egyptian Supreme Council of University and one from KTH recognising the awarded PUA Bachelor's of Science degree in Engineering. All programmes encompass five years of studies. Students interested in applying to one of the programmes should contact PUA for further information.

  • Architecture Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Construction Engineering and Management
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Industrial and Production Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Petrochemical Engineering

Faculty exchange and visits

In order to enhance the quality of education, faculty from KTH and PUA exchanging visits to the counterpart university. This is seen as a good opportunity for promoting cross cultural exchange between staff, teaching assistants, and students within joined fields of study.

Previous activities

Workshop on new Egyptian cities - Urban Design, an architectural task

In the coming years new cities will be built in Egypt, urban design will become an important subject for the development of the country as a whole. There is no profession more suitable to address the urban form of cities than the architect. The potential of developing sustainable urban form can have a massive impact on living qualities and the reduction of energy needs, if professionally designed. In this concern PUA and KTH organised a four day workshop aimed at guiding students and young teachers to relevant procedures which give insights in these complex questions of urban sustainable cities. The teams acquired skills and abilities to independently, and with adequate methods completed and evaluated urban design projects.

Study at KTH

Students with a bachelor's degree can apply to a master's programme at KTH. To be eligible you must meet the admission requirements for the programme. Also note that proof of English language proficiency is required.

Master's programmes at KTH

Doctoral studies (PhD) at KTH

Study in Sweden video in Arabic


Project manager KTH-PUA

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Last changed: Jun 23, 2020