Ranking  735      5
Country Egypt
City Cairo
Bachelor (foreigners)2,500 USD/year.
Master (foreigners)2,500 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens)1,000 USD/year.
Master (citizens)1,000 USD/year.
Cost of living $309-544 USD/Month.
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General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 970
Teachers 20,000
Students 318,888
Foreigners 20%
Academic calendar Semesters
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
• Ministry of Higher Education, Egypt
• Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)
World ranking735
Country ranking5
International Students221
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking735
QS World University Rankings706
Cost of living in Cairo
Expenses - USD/Month.Min.Med.
Accommodation 91 131
Food 109 204
Transportation 5 16
Communications and utilities 62 50
Clothing 21 82
Sports and leisure 20 62
Accommodation in Cairo USD/Month.
Shared room outside of centre92
Shared room in city centre132
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre126
1 bedroom apartment in city centre214
Alternative title
Arabic جامعة الأزهر
old Al Azhar University
Location on map
Al-Azhar University - public higher education institution in Egypt. The history of Al-Azhar University can be traced back to970 . The university campus is of urban type and is located in the vicinity of Cairo.

University ranking. Al-Azhar University is one of the best universities of Egypt, ranking 5 in the national rating. Al-Azhar University is among the oldest and the most prestigious universities of Egypt. Al-Azhar University is quite famous as it ranks high in the top 5% of the best universities of the world.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The academic year is divided into semesters. Studying bachelor’s at Al-Azhar University is relatively inexpensive - only 2,500 USD per year. A master’s degree of Al-Azhar University will cost a student a significant sum of 2,500 USD per year. The official website of the university (http://www.azhar.edu.eg) can offer more accurate pricing information depending on the chocen program.

The composition of the university. Al-Azhar University is a big educational institution, attended by more than 318 thousand students. Being a foreign citizen does not exclude you from the admission process. Every 5 student is a foreign citizen. The academic staff of Al-Azhar University includes more than 20 thousand teachers and professors. Both students and the academic staff can participate in the university’s international exchange programs.

Infrastructure of Al-Azhar University. The university has its own library. Also the university provides accommodations in the form of dormitories. The university is one of the Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW).
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