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Jointly Supervised PhD Degree (Cotutelle) between Macquarie University and Sharif University of Technology





Sharif University of Technology has signed a jointly supervised PhD degree (Coutelle) with Macquarie University from 2016. This agreement is a collaboration to develop and promote academic activities that will offer doctoral research students opportunities for international education. This proposed collaboration’s main aim is to provide an opportunity to facilitate international research for doctoral candidates including access to the latest research equipment in two countries institutions, a mechanism to enhance co-operation and collaboration between the researchers and the universities involved and lastly an opportunity to recruit international students of the highest caliber to research training programs.

Each successful candidate will be awarded a separate degree by each university including a Doctor of Philosophy by Macquarie University

If eligible, the PhD candidate may receive a scholarship from Macquarie University to cover tuition fees while enrolled at Macquarie University under the Macquarie University Research Excellence Scholarship (“MQRES”) Scheme. The PhD candidate will need to satisfy the eligibility criteria for the award of a scholarship. Continued award of scholarship, including any living allowance stipend, would be subject to satisfactory academic progress and governed by the scholarship’s conditions of award. The scholarship may also provide a stipend while the PhD candidate is located on the campus at Macquarie University. The value and tenure of a scholarship will be communicated to the successful candidate in their letter of offer. The 2017 value of the stipend living allowance is $26,682 AUD (about $20,000 USD). This is paid to the eligible candidate as a tax free fortnightly amount to an Australian Bank Account.

The students at the International campus of Sharif University of Technology can now apply to this Joint 
Degree Program if they meet the criteria and requirements of this program.

For more information about Macquarie University (including the educational programs, professors and the areas of specialization, campus life, etc.) please refer to its official website:

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