14. Zagazig University
Zagazig University is one of the largest governmental universities in Egypt with approximately 7000 faculty members and more than 120000 students enrolled in 24 academic colleges and institutions. Since its establishment in 1974, Zagazig University (ZU) strives to remain at the forefront of research, teaching, and professional education. The university community is widely known for its leadership in teaching, research and outreach and for instilling in its students the core values of excellence, integrity, leadership, loyalty, respect and selfless service. All of ZU degrees are accredited by the Supreme Council of Universities in Egypt and many of its degrees are accredited by the National Authority for Quality Assurance and Assessment of Education (NAQAAE) in Egypt.
13. Tanta University
Tanta University offers various academic disciplines in an effective appealing environment that enhances innovation. There are medical colleges such as Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Pharmacy, Faculty of Dentistry, Faculty of Nursing and the Nursing Technical Institute; colleges of basic sciences such as Faculty of Science, Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Agriculture, and Faculty of Computer and Information; colleges of education including Faculty of Education, Faculty of Physical Education and Faculty ofSpecific Education; as well as colleges of administrative and human science including Faculty of Commerce, Faculty of Arts and Faculty of Law. Average cost of undergraduate at Tanta University is 4500 USD per academic year. Students at Tanta University enjoy exchange programs in different specializations in addition to summer training programs. All students have access to the IT Club, the Center of Fine Arts and the Science Club. Moreover, all students can receive medical care through Students’ Health Care Medical Administration of Tanta University that includes 22 clinics of different specialties. However, life at Tanta University has many other aspects. Students can practice many activities. Sports Activity Department offers students opportunities to do a lot of individual and team sports with an elite group of specialized coaches. There are many pitches and courts such as the Olympic football pitch, track for athletes, hole for long jump, throwing circle for shot put and another one for discus throw, volleyball courts, a basketball court and tennis courts.
12. Suez Canal University
The history of Suez Canal University dates back to 1976 when the university was established by the presidential decree no. 93 for 1976. Study began in 1977 in six faculties; namely, the faculty of science, the faculty of agriculture, the faculty of commerce, the faculty of engineering and technology (in Port Said) and the faculty of education (in Suez). In the 1980s and 1990s, steady expansion in the university has been going on with a new faculty opening its doors almost every year. Today, there are 49588 students registered at the university studying in more than twenty faculties distributed in more than six Branches located in Ismailia, Port Said, and Suez and El-Arish. Two more faculties, one for arts and humanities and the other for fish, are to be established soon. Suez Canal University is looking forward to occupy a prominent place among higher education institutions based on its contribution to university education development and its interaction with its community through pioneering research associated with its community. University Mission :We are university heading for its community aims to provide opportunities to its student for learning and education which capable of competition and provide work opportunities in its wide field at globalization era responding its community needs and eager to develop values within it without compromised to abandon our identity
11. Mansoura University
Located on the east bank of the Nile, around 120km northwest of Cairo, is Mansoura University. Founded in 1972, Mansoura University is an internationally ranked university and is also a top 30 university in the QS Arab Region University Rankings 2019. It is comprising over 7,000 faculty members who teach over 165,000 undergraduate students and 18,000 postgraduate students across a wide range of degree programs, including engineering, science, agriculture, veterinary medicine, medicine and dentistry. Most degrees at Mansoura University are fully-taught in English. However, there are some Arab-taught degree programs as well. Mansoura University has a distinguished reputation for its medical facilities, including nine major hospitals and medical centers, as well as a medical experience research center (MERC). It has also recently been in the spotlight for it’s newest discovery of the Mansourasauras, which has been described as being a genus of herbivorous dinosaur, discovered in the Quseir Formation of Egypt.
10. Helwan University
Helwan University is a university of technology and applications , it possesses all the factors of distinction and diversity . It is considered to be a unique model among Egyptian Universities as it encompasses Arts, Fine arts, Applied arts, Art education, Music education and Physical Education Faculties. Being within the heart of an industrial community, Helwan University is considered a unique model among Egyptian universities in general. It comprises 21 faculties as well as 50 research centers and productive units which connect the university with the problems of the Egyptian society.
9. German University in Cairo
The German University in Cairo, GUC, is an Egyptian Private University founded by the presidential decree 27/2002, according to the law number 101/1992 and its executive regulations number 355/1996. German university in Cairo/Deutsche Universität in Kairo has been established in 2002 in cooperation with the State Universities of Ulm and Stuttgart, under the patronage of the Egyptian Ministry of Higher Education, the Ministry of Science, Research and Arts, State of Baden- Württemberg, Germany, and supported by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), the German Embassy in Cairo, the Arab/German Chamber of Industry and Commerce (AHK), the Federal Ministry of Education and Research, Germany, The State University of Tübingen and The State University of Mannheim. The German University in Cairo is an independent, non-profit oriented Egyptian private institution, managed by a consortium of Germans and Egyptians with the vision of building a leading center of excellence in teaching and research that will effectively contribute to the general welfare nationally and internationally and endeavour the scientific, technical, economic and cultural cooperation between Egypt and Germany. It is the first integrated German university outside Germany that has 3 Bologna cycles, namely B.Sc., M.Sc. and PhD offering 71 study programs (31 undergraduate and 40 postgraduate). GUC focuses on integrating Academia, Research, and Industry together for the best practices model of education.
8. British University
The formation of a British University in Egypt arose from a 1998 Memorandum of Cooperation between the UK and the Egyptian Governments. It was envisaged that such an institution would produce graduates of UK standards for key sectors of the Egyptian economy, particularly in the areas of engineering, computer science and business studies. The University campus was chosen to be located in the area of El Sherouk, one of the new residential and commercial cities in Egypt on the outskirts of Cairo. The campus on establishment compromised of only two buildings including a large-scale auditorium with modern conference facilities but is set on a site of approximately 60 acres that will to develop over the years. The BUE was formally inaugurated by HRH Prince of Wales and HE Mrs. Mubarak, Egypt’s First Lady, on 22 March 2006. The University has been supported by a high profile and influential Board of Trustees compromising individuals drawn from UK and Egyptian business, public life and educational sectors. A group of UK universities, led by Loughborough University provided the academic direction, teaching and quality management processes thereby ensuring the ‘British’ quality of the education. The academic staff consisted of highly qualified British, Egyptian and international academics experienced in the British system of Higher Education.
7. Al-Azhar University
Al-Azhar University has an impressive history and is Egypt’s oldest degree-granting university. The university was founded in 970 or 972 in Cairo, Egypt providing the opportunity to study Islamic law, logic, grammar, and rhetoric. Even more impressive, Al-Azhar University represents the only university in the Arabic world to survive as a modern university. Al-Azhar University (further – University) offers undergraduate, postgraduate and graduate study programs and has 81 faculties, 9 Institutes, 359 academic Departments, 42 Centres, 6 University hospitals and 27 General administration units. The main thematic focus areas of Al-Azhar University are Science and Technology, Management and Business Administration, Arts, Languages and Humanities, Agriculture, Dentistry and Medicine.
6. Future University
Future University in Egypt is one of the most promising private universities in Egypt. The FUE campus is conveniently located in the heart of New Cairo. Through excellence in teaching, research and service, Future University in Egypt strives to provide a comprehensive, high-quality education that prepares our graduates to be future leaders. The campus provides a creative, nurturing environment where students can realize their potential while learning from a talented, highly qualified faculty. Future University in Egypt offers a rich and rewarding educational experience.
The university prides itself in providing students with exceptional facilities that ensure a comfortable and inspiring academic atmosphere that supports and encourages our outstanding educational programs. In addition to having a handsome and unique exterior architectural design, our facilities are equipped with modern amenities that comprise a complete state of the art learning environment
5. Assiut University
In Upper Egypt, Assiut University has pioneered in preparing highly qualified graduates with the basic specialized academic knowledge and training expertise on the various necessary skills. Besides, the university offers an abundance of programs complying with the contemporary world changes. Assiut University was established in 1957 as the first university in Upper Egypt. The University Logo is made up of a coat of arms in the center of which is the Sun disc (Akhenaton’s motto symbolizing Ancient Egypt), shedding light on the name of the university written in normal Kofi scripts (symbolizing the Arab era). From the Sun come out sun-beams in the shape of hands stretching out with goodness, while the letters forming the name of the university tower up in glory towards the light. Assiut University won the second rank in the presidential competition launched by his Excellency President Abdul-Fattah Al-Sisi and supervised by Prof. Khaled Abdul-Ghaffar Minister of Higher Education and Academic Research. Assiut University-obtained membership in the Francophone University Agency (AUF), thus becoming the first university in Upper Egypt to be a member of the Agency which includes a large number of universities speaking French, wholly or partly, all over the world. Francophone University Agency was established in 1961 and includes more than 800 institutions from 100 countries worldwide. It aims to promote and support scientific research, exchange experience among its members, and prepare new generations capable of development. It also supports and develops research, training, governance and the advancement of the scientific system in the Member States.
4. Alexandria University
In 1938, the nucleus of the Alexandria University had its beginning in the form of two satellite faculties of Fouad the First University. These were the faculties of Arts and Law. The faculty of Engineering was then established in 1941. In the light of the need for developing more disciplines for higher learning and with a view towards meeting the need of the people of Alexandria, Alexandria University, formerly known as Farouk University, became a separate entity in August 1942 with four additional faculties: Science, Commerce, Medicine and Agriculture. In 1952, it became “Alexandria University”. Since then, the University witnessed growth and expansion in several fields: the number of Faculties and high institutes increased to 30. Some example of them are as follows: Faculty of Nursing, 1954 (formerly, High Institute of Nursing) Faculty of Pharmacy, 1956 High Institute of Public Health, 1963 Faculty of Education, 1969 Faculty of Dentistry, 1971 Medical Research Institute, 1971 Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, 1974 Institute of Graduate Studies & Research, 1983 Faculty of Tourism and Hotels, 1983 Alexandria University supervised the establishment of four satellite faculties in the Nile Delta.
3. Ain Shams University
Ain Shams University was founded in 1950 and is located in Egypt. The university offers both undergraduate and postgraduate programs and has seven campus locations. Four are located in Alabassya, two in Heliopolis and one in Shubra Elkheima. Ain Shams University is focused on blending theoretical and practical skills and on strenghening cooperation between scientific research centers reginally and internationally.
2. Cairo University
Cairo University has successfully been undertaking its mission of delivering education, research and cultural duties over the years. It is considered as the mother university among other younger universities in Egypt. Cairo University is also offering its education and research facilities to Arab and foreign students and scientists and has become well known world wide. Cairo University is a comprehensive institution of higher learning located in Giza, Egypt. CU is committed to preparing students for the challenges of rapidly changing workplace. Through interactive learning and information technologies, our graduates enter the work force with the skills needed to succeed in today’s global marketplaces. Cairo University was established in 1908; currently it has 26 faculties/institutions in different scientific disciplines, with total volume of about 220000 students. Mission statement: Enhance university capabilities and potentialities through developing its human and financial resources, as well as improve the academic abilities of its staff members and their assistants, in order to prepare them for the age of science and technological revolution. In this respect, the university has adapted unconventional methods to develop the system of academic research in order to meet the needs of society and research and to encourage its scholars and researchers.
1. American University in Cairo
Founded in 1919, The American University in Cairo (AUC) has become an essential contributor to the intellectual, cultural and social life of Egypt. AUC has nearly 35,000 active alumni. Currently, some 6,500 students are enrolled in 36 undergraduate, 44 master’ s, and two doctoral programs. More than 16,000 students enroll each year in non-credit courses offered through AUC’s School of Continuing Education. AUC maintains two campuses: its environmentally-conscious main campus in the suburbs of Cairo and its historical campus in downtown Cairo. AUC emphasizes research and innovation grounded in the liberal arts, and all undergraduate students study a common set of courses in the humanities and the natural and social sciences as part of the university’s Core Curriculum. AUC is strongly committed to excellence, diversity, lifelong learning, social responsibility, and integrity in its programs and services.AUC degrees are accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education in the US and by the National Authority for Quality Assurance and Assessment of Education (NAQAAE) in Egypt, and many of its programs have specialized accreditation. The university is ranked among the top 450 universities worldwide, according to the London-based Quacquarelli Symonds (QS).