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About CU

Cairo University (CU) — public non-profit university. It is located in Giza, Egypt. As a member of Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW), CU is actively working on developing the academic environment.

The university is in top-370 of the best universities in the world, according to QS World University Rankings. The educational institution is in 801 position of Times Higher Education World University Ranking (THE).

CU conducts various scientific activities and is inviting students to join the research.

Giza, Egypt
Establishment year
International students
Female students
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Place in ratings

Rating QS
Rating THE
By subject
SubjectPlace in QS 2023
Engineering & Technology141
Agriculture & Forestry151-200
Life Sciences & Medicine163
Accounting & Finance201-250
Social Sciences & Management227
Arts & Humanities243
Natural Sciences272
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CU tuition fees

The academic calendar at CU is divided into two semesters, as in many other universities in Egypt. For convenience, tuition fees are calculated per year. Tuition fees at CU for local citizens starts from 21 USD per year. For international students, the cost of study differs — from 1,000 USD. The university provides tuition assistance to some students through financial aid programs. They are available to both locals and foreigners. On the official website of the university, you can find all the up-to-date information on tuition fees and available scholarships.

It is necessary to pay attention to other costs: accommodation, transportation, study materials, food, and personal expenses.

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Financial Aid

CU campus

CU has an urban campus, which provides students with many options for study and recreation. The abundance of museums, theaters and cinemas creates opportunities for the cultural development of young people. In the city, there are also large companies that offer internships. University students have access to the library. It contains a collection of scientific papers, textbooks and fiction. Student life at CU is filled with intercultural activities, as not only local students study here, but also students from abroad. The exchange of knowledge and experience, networking and new acquaintances — all this is an integral part of studenthood.

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What to do after graduation

There are many options to stay in the country after completing your studies at the university. One of them is to get an offer from an employer and apply for a work visa. Detailed information can be found on the embassy website. Graduates of CU find jobs without difficulty. One of the reasons is the good reputation of the university among employers, according to the results of the QS ranking. We talk about other options for immigration in our article.

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