Ranking  476   2
جامعة القاهرة
Country Egypt
City Giza
Bachelor (foreigners)1,000 USD/year.
Master (foreigners)1,000 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens)63 USD/year.
Master (citizens)63 USD/year.
Cost of living $285-504 USD/Month.
Acceptance Rate 100%
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1908
Abbreviation CU
Teachers 14,518
Students 207,853
Foreigners 3%
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Distance learning Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Accreditation
• Ministry of Higher Education, Egypt
Affiliations
• Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)
Rankings
World ranking476
Country ranking2
Academic Reputation285
Employer Reputation152
Ranking in world by sphere
Arts and Humanities306
Engineering and Technology224
Life Sciences and Medicine318
Social Sciences and Management322
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking476
QS World University Rankings507
ARWU Academic Ranking401
Alternative title
Arabic جامعة القاهرة
German Universität Kairo
Spanish Universidad de El Cairo
French Université du Caire
Japanese カイロ大学
Korean 카이로대학교
Portuguese Universidade do Cairo
Russian Каирский университет
Chinese 开罗大学
Location on map
Cairo University or جامعة القاهرة (CU) - public higher education institution in Egypt. The history of CU can be traced back to1908 . The university campus is of urban type and is located in the vicinity of Giza.

University ranking. Cairo University is one of the best universities of Egypt. The university is among the best 5% worldwide, ranking 476 in international ratings. Cairo University has garnered a reputation in international circles for its programs in «Arts and Humanities», «Engineering and Technology», «Life Sciences and Medicine», «Social Sciences and Management». The university is considered to be among the best in the quality of education and ranks in the top 300 in that criterion. Cairo University is respected by employers of Egypt and the world.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The applicant must provide the document of previous academic performance as well as the results of the examinations. In order to get accepted the applicant just have to match the criteria set by the university. The academic year is traditionally consists of semesters. CU has affordable bachelor’s programs that cost less than 1,000 USD/year. In order to obtain a master’s degree the student must spend about 1,000 USD per year. Despite the tuition gees being quite low, the students often participate in scholarship programs. CU is changing with the times and now offers online programs in addition to traditional full-time ones. When planning your education, please, consult the official website of the university http://cu.edu.eg.

The composition of the university. Cairo University is classified as a large university with more than 207,000 concurrent students. Foreign citizens can also apply to the university. The ratio of foreign students at CU is 3% of all students. The academic staff consists of more than 14 thousand specialists. CU has exchange agreements with many educational institutions. You can follow the university on social media to learn more about its life: Youtube, Linkedin.

Infrastructure of CU. The university has a functioning library. For those who require accommodations dormitories on and off campus are offered. The university is in the Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW).

Cairo University - Official Description

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 250000 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.

Description of Cairo University

Cairo University is a comprehensive institution of higher education located in Giza, Egypt. CU Mission Statement: Excellence in providing higher education services to meet the needs of the national, regional and international communities, and the effective continuous contribution in achieving Egypt’s social and economic development. Our mission is to be accomplished through a commitment to international standards of excellence in the fields of education, research and community service, as well as the integration of personnel, technology and business systems, and the development of the university’s human resources. It was established in 1908; currently it has 26 faculties/institutions in different scientific disciplines, with total volume of about 250000 students; they are: Faculty of Engineering,Faculty of Medicine,Faculty of Computers and Information System,Faculty of Pharmacology,Faculty of Agriculture,Faculty of Science,Faculty of Economics and Political Science,Faculty of Mass Communication,Faculty of Archaeology,Faculty of Arts,Faculty of Commerce,Faculty of Specialized Education,Faculty of Nursing,Faculty of Law,Faculty of Physiotherapy,Faculty of Oral and Dental Medicine,Faculty of Veterinary Medicine,Faculty of Dar El-Ulum (Linguistic; Arabic), Faculty of Kindergarten,Faculty of Regional and Urban Planning,Center of Open Education,Institute of Statistical Studies and Research,Institute of African Studies and Research,Institute of Educational Studies and Research,National Institute of Laser Enhanced Sciences, andNational Cancer Institute.All of them offer both undergraduate and postgraduate studies except the last five, they offer postgraduates studies only
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