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Cairo University (CU)

Address: شارع الجامعة ، Al Orman ، Giza Governorate 12613, Egypt

Description Cairo University (CU)

  • Established: 1908
  • Number of students: 200,000
  • Location: Giza, Egypt
  • Type: state
  • Teaching language: Arabic, English, French
  • Rating: 481 place out of 500 in the ranking of the best universities in the world QS World University Rankings.

Cairo University was created in 1908 on the model of a European university, in 1925 it received the status of a state university and became subordinate to the Ministry of Education.

The University of Cairo marked the beginning of the formation of higher education institutions in Egypt: at the moment it takes second place in the ranking of the best universities in the country. During the work of the university, 3 branches were opened: in Alexandria, Sudan and Al-Mansur.

The university is famous for its extensive scholarship fund, which not only Egyptian, but also foreign students can apply for help. If a student has difficulty paying, he can count on one-time help or credit. A special scholarship has been established for African students.

Cairo University is involved in international exchange programs for both students and faculty.

At the moment, you can get education at 20 faculties:

  • Engineering
  • Medical
  • Computer and information systems
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Agriculture
  • Natural sciences
  • Economics and Political Science
  • Mass communications
  • Archeology
  • Of arts
  • Commerce
  • Specialized education
  • Nursing
  • Legal
  • Physiotherapy
  • Dental
  • Veterinary medicine
  • Dar Al Ulum
  • Faculty of Regional and Civil Planning
  • Preschool education.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Cairo University (CU)

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At Cairo University, you can get a bachelor's degree (4 years) or a master's degree (2 years).

At Cairo University, you can get a bachelor's degree (4 years) or a master's degree (2 years).


  • Cairo University is a real historical value
  • Many graduates have become world famous scientists, Nobel laureates, writers, religious and political figures.
  • Good medical care available to all students
  • The University is actively sponsored, which allows you to regularly update the material and technical base and teaching aids
  • The student body is multinational - this is the experience of touching the cultures of different countries
  • To develop effective curricula, the university has adopted non-traditional teaching methods.

Equipment Cairo University (CU)

The symbol of the university and the city is the domed celebration hall, which seats more than 4,000 people during events and conferences.

Cairo University makes a great contribution to the development of sciences - it operates here:

  • Institute of Statistics
  • Institute of African Studies
  • National Cancer Research Institute
  • Institute for the Study of Education
  • Open education center
  • National Institute of Laser Technology.

The National Library, numerous laboratories, computer and research centers, conference rooms - everything is here to ensure high-quality educational activities of students.

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Recommendations on when to apply

Language courses, schools and children's language camps Primary and secondary education - private schools Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA
- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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