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).
Ranking   735   5
Country Egypt
City Cairo
Bachelor (foreigners) 2,500 USD/year. Check the current data on the official website of the university
Master (foreigners) 2,500 USD/year. Check the current data on the official website of the university
Bachelor (citizens) 1,000 USD/year. Check the current data on the official website of the university
Master (citizens) 1,000 USD/year. Check the current data on the official website of the university
Living expenses $309 -544 USD/month
Official Website
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
Accreditation
• Ministry of Higher Education, Egypt
Affiliations
• Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)
Rankings
World ranking 735
Country ranking 5
International Students 221
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 735
QS World University Rankings 706
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
Total 309 544
Accommodation in Cairo USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 92
Shared room in city centre 132
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 126
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 214
Alternative title
Arabic جامعة الأزهر
old Al Azhar University
Location on map

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