The Cairo University has been known for successfully undertaking its mission of delivering education, research and cultural duties over the years. It is considered the mother university among other younger universities in Egypt.
Cairo University is also offering its education and research facilities to Arab, foreign students and scientists and has become well known worldwide. Cairo University is a comprehensive institution of higher learning located in Giza, Egypt.
It is committed to preparing students for the challenges of the rapidly changing workplace. Through interactive learning and information technologies, our graduates enter the workforce with the skills needed to succeed in today’s global marketplace.
One of the country’s oldest institutions, the public university was founded in 1908 and has about 230,000 students of whom about 3 per cent are from overseas.
Just 2 per cent of staff and 2 per cent of students at Egyptian universities come from outside the country.
International students living in Cairo enjoy relatively low living costs and have some of the country’s ancient attractions on their doorstep.
The University of Cairo has more than 25 faculties, including engineering, medicine, agriculture and archaeology, with undergraduates programmes in subjects stretching from pomology to physical therapy.
While the official language of Egypt is Arabic, English is the “first language” in universities, according to AshrafMahmoudHatem, secretary general of the Supreme Council of Universities in Egypt.
Courses Offered at the Cairo University Egypt
These are some of the courses offered at University of Cairo;
· Arts & Humanities
- Art, Performing Arts & Design
- Languages, Literature & Linguistics
- History, Philosophy & Theology
· Clinical, pre-clinical & health
- Other Health
- Medicine & Dentistry
· Physical sciences
- Mathematics & Statistics
- Geology, Environmental, Earth & Marine Sciences
- Physics & Astronomy
· Engineering & technology
- Electrical & Electronic Engineering
- Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
- General Engineering
- Civil Engineering
- Chemical Engineering
· Computer Science
- Computer Science
· Life sciences
- Veterinary Science
- Biological Sciences
- Agriculture & Forestry
- Sport Science
· Business & Economics
- Accounting & Finance
- Economics & Econometrics
- Business & Management
· Social sciences
- Politics & International Studies (incl Development Studies)
- Communication & Media Studies
List Of Faculties And Their Date Of Enrolment
|Faculties||Dates of Enrolment|
|Faculty of Arts||Enrolling for Diplomas and Foundation Course is in July every year.|
|Faculty of Law||Date of applying for Diplomas is from October 1 to December 31.Date of applying for Master and PhD degrees is throughout the year.|
|Faculty of Economics and Political Sciences||Date of applying for postgraduate studies is from August 1 to August 30.|
|Faculty of Commerce||Date of applying for Diplomas, Pre-Master and PhD is from August 1 to August 30.|
|Faculty of Science||Date of applying for Masters, Pre-Masters and Diplomas is in July, and foreign students applying for PhDs is throughout the year.|
|Faculty of Medicine||Dates of enrolling for Diplomas, Masters and PhDs are as followed:1- Papers are submitted in only July every year
(from July 1 to July 31)
2- Classes start in October every year
3- Applying for PhDs is done twice a year, in March and October every year (Papers are submitted in January to start in March and in August to start in October)
|Faculty of Nursing||Applying for Diplomas and Master and PhD degrees is in July and August every year.|
|Faculty of Oral and Dental Medicine||Applying for Diplomas and Master degrees is from July 1 to July 31 of the year in which an applicant wishes to get started, but applying for PhDs is throughout the year.|
|Faculty of Pharmacy||Date of applying for Diplomas and the Master and PhD degrees is in July every year.|
|Faculty of Engineering||Applying for PhD degrees is throughout the year, but applying for Pre-Masters and Diplomas is in July and the applicant is registered in October 1 every year.|
|Faculty of Agriculture||Registering for Diplomas is done once a year and applications are submitted during the first half of August (from August 1 to August 15 every year).Dates of Submitting Applications:
Students can apply for Master and PhD degrees twice a year, from January 1 to January 15 and from August 1 to August 15.
It is a pre-condition that an applicant for the Master degrees did not obtain his/her bachelors degrees of agricultural sciences more than 10 years ago. As for applying for the PhD degrees in agricultural sciences, it is a pre-condition that the applicant did not get his/her master degree more than 5 years ago.
|Faculty of Veterinary Medicine||Applying for Master and PhD degrees is in March and September every year. Applying for Diplomas is in September every year.|
|Faculty of Dar El-Ulum||As for General and Special Diplomas and Pre-Masters, the university year begins in October every year. As for the Master and PhD degrees, the university year is throughout the year.|
|Faculty of Mass Communications||Applying for Pre-Masters, Pre-PhDs and Diplomas is from August 15 to September 15, and throughout the year as for the Master and PhD degrees.|
|Faculty of Archaeology||Students can apply for the Master and PhD degrees three times a year (in January, April and October)|
|Faculty of Regional and Urban Planning||Applications for Diplomas and Pre-Masters are accepted in July and applicants are registered on October 1 every year. Applications for the PhD degrees are made throughout the year.|
|Statistical Studies and Research Institute||Applications for the Master and PhD degrees are submitted twice a year (in March and October).|
|National Cancer Institute||Applications for the Master degrees are made only once a year in July every year, but applications for the PhD degrees are made twice a year in September and April every year.|
|African Studies and Research Institute||Applications for Diplomas are submitted in both January and August every year, but applications for the Master and PhD degrees are filed throughout the year.|
|Institute of Educational Studies and Research||Applications for Diplomas are made within two weeks in August, and applications for the Master and PhD degrees are submitted within two weeks in September.|
|Faculty of Physiotherapy||Applications for the postgraduate studies are submitted during the first half of June every year.|
|The National Laser Institute||Applications for postgraduate studies are made twice a year, in August and October.|
|Faculty of Computer and Informatics Sciences||Applications for Master and PhD degrees are submitted in both March and October.|
|Faculty of Specific Education||Applications for postgraduate studies are submitted to the faculty administration every year during the second half of August.|
|Faculty of Kindergarten||Applications for postgraduate studies are made from August 15 to September 15.|
Fees of Cairo University
4,000 – 6,000
6,000 – 8,000
The fees above are an indicative annual course fee in US dollars. Please note that course fees will vary. Always check the exact cost of the program and bear in mind likely additional expenses.