Transfer Students

Admissions Rules for incoming transfer students:

1- Confirmation that the student meets the minimum admission percentage required in the year of obtaining a high school diploma or transfer year, whichever is better for the student.

2- The cumulative grade point average CGPA should not be less than (2.0) out of (4.0) and the percentage of any courses that will be transferred to the student must not be less than 60%.

3- The student must bring an official transcript from the home institution from which s/he is transferring and courses description for the content of courses he has studied. Both documents should be stamped and accredited by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the country in which the student studied and the Egyptian embassy in the same country.

4- The number of hours transferred to the student does not exceed seventy (70) credit hours provided that the student’s study period at Sinai University is not less than three years of study for faculties in which the minimum duration of study is five years and two years for faculties in which the minimum duration is 4 years only.

Procedures for accepting transferred students: -

1- During the application process, the legal guardian must sign the application, pay the transfer equalization fees, and sign a declaration that his son/daughter has studied at the university from which he is transferred for at least one academic year.

2- The student submits the original passport, confirming entry and exit visas to and from the country in which he studied, as well as a certificate of movements from the Ministry of the Interior, proving the period he spent while studying abroad. A copy of the student visa in the country from which s/he is transferring is required as a proof that the student’s residency is not less than one full academic year.

3- The transferred student is exempted from the placement test in case Eng. 1 course is equalized.

4- Sinai University will contact the home University of the incoming transfer student to verify the authenticity of the documents submitted by the student.

5- The student must bring an official transcript from the home institution from which s/he is transferring and courses description for the content of courses s/he has studied (preferably in a sealed envelope). Both documents should be stamped and accredited by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the country in which the student studied and the Egyptian Embassy in the same country.

6- The student submits a letter from the cultural attaché of the Egyptian embassy in the country from which s/he is transferred, stating that his/her home University is among the accredited Universities in Egypt.

7- After fulfilling the previous requirements, the accepted incoming transfer student will be sent an email to his/her personal email confirming the total number of credit hours equalized and transferred. This equalization of courses and credit hours is subject to amendment or cancellation after being reviewed by the equalization committee in the Ministry of Higher Education. In all cases, the student’s guardian signs a declaration confirming his acceptance to the transferred courses approved by the committee.