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Friday, February 1, 2013

Scholarship from Qatar Faculty of Islamic Studies - Hamad Bin Khalifa

Qatar Faculty of Islamic Studies - Hamad Bin Khalifa University opens scholarship for academic year 2013-2014.

Offered Programs:
1. Master of Arts in Islamic Studies with a Specialization in Contemporary Fiqh .
2. Master of Arts in Islamic Studies with a Specialization in Comparative Religions.
3. Master of Arts in Public Policy in Islam.
4. Master of Science in Islamic Finance .
5. Master of Science in Urban Design and Architecture in Islamic Societies .
6. Master of Arts in the Study of Contemporary Muslim Societies.
7. Postgraduate Diploma Islamic Finance.
8. Postgraduate Diploma in General Islamic Studies .
9. Postgraduate Diploma in Public Policy in Islam�
Minimum Admission Criteria for international students:
���� A Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution with a minimum Grade of VERY GOOD or its equivalent;� (the student should submit the Final Degree Certificate that shows her final average)
���� A TOEFL score of 550 or ILETS score of 6.0 (exception for native English speaker)
���� All students admitted to QFIS programs are required to pass the Arabic Test (80%).
��� Writing 2 short essays:
1. essay_why you would like to study in your chosen program (in English)
2. essay_how Islamic Studies can impact your lifecareer (in Arabic)
Any Arabic essays written or translated using google translate or any translation programs shall be rejected and dismissed directly.
���� Call Interview (Tele-conversation) to all abroad students admitted to ensure they can speak Arabic prior the final admission decision made.

Required Documents for Admission
���� Submission of the Qatar Faculty of Islamic Studies Graduate Admission Application� ���� Copy of the passport�� �
���� Certified copy of the Bachelor degree certificate (Minimum Grade Very Good) from an accredited university or college or equivalent in that country
���� Final, official certified university transcript.� (we need the back side of the transcript that shows the grading scale)
���� Two recent passport size photographs
���� Pass Arabic Test with minimum score 80% in our language center after they arrive to Qatar.

Certification of documents

Admitted students are requested to certify their documents before their arrival to Qatar, otherwise their registration will be cancelled.
���� Bachelor degree Certificate obtained abroad must be certified by the Ministry of Higher Education where Certificate was delivered, and: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the country of origin, and Qatar Embassy of that country

Completed Application
Completed application (scanned documents) and further inquiries should be sent to
You may also contact the Admissions office directly at +974 44546588/ +974 44546560. or (for application to Master of Arts in Contemporary Muslim Societies only)

The way to AMINEF in Gedung Balai Pustaka

American Indonesian Exchange Foundation
Balai Pustaka Building, 6th. Floor
Jl. Gunung Sahari Raya No. 4
Jakarta 10720, Indonesia

1. The buses which goes to Senen Bus Station all of them pass through Gedung Balai Pustaka. Especially which route is through Pasar Baru .

2. Bus Transjakarta, from Blok M you have to change the bus 2-3 times.
Way 1 : from Blok M change the bus in Dukuh Atas bus stop to the bus towards Pulogadung, then take a bus in Pramuka bus stop towards Ancol, this bus pass through Gedung Balai Pustaka. The closest bus stop (Budi Utomo) is about 800 meters from Gedung Balai .
Way 2 : From Blok M take the bus in the Harmoni Bus Stop, the bus towards Pulogadung, get down in Senen Bus Stop and walk about 800 meters, or from this bus stop take the bus towards Ancol and get down as mentioned in way 1. About the distance, this two bus stops is about the same. (It is better if you take ojek or bajaj from this bus stop to Gedung Balai Pustaka)

3. If you take taxi with old tariff (TL=Tarif Lama) from blok M with no traffic jam is about Rp. 30.000,00.

4. From Blok M use bus Patas AC 76. Gedung Balai Pustaka is in the right side, after you pass through Depag, and say to conductor "Balai Pustaka"

5. Use a busway from Blok M towards Kota, get down in Sawah Besar bus stop. From here take a Mikrolet M12 towards Senen. After cross road Wahidin and before senen get down and cross the street.

Living Cost in Germany

Living Cost in Germany is vary from city to city, but this is th case if you stay in Aachen, Germany
Student accommodation or private sharing : 180 - 230 euros per month
Food : 10 - 12 euros per day (if eating outside)
Transport for students : free within Aachen and until Koln and Dusseldorf in regional trains)

Living Cost In Austria

Living Cost in Austria is depending on the city, for example the Capital of Austria, Vienna:
- Dormitory is about 250-400 euro per month.
- Living Cost 200-400 euro per month.
- Transportation 128 euro per 4 months (student and age < 26), or 49 euro per month (ordinary)

For visa, it has to be a letter from the University/Scholl in Austria. It takes about 2-3 months.

Where to do GMAT Test

GMAT Tests are held in Jakarta, Indonesia :
1. EEC Slipi +62-21 5320044 or +62-215323176
2. Kaplan GMAT Preparation +62-81388908450, +62-21 5211588, +62-215211701 (Information abaout this test can be asked in that number)
3. Or this number +62-213159225

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