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Cairo University


The modern educational system was one of the developments that were witnessed by Egypt in the first half of the nineteenth century. It is closely linked to the political renaissance project that was founded by Mohamed Ali Pasha (1805 – 1848). Before Mohamed Ali Pasha's rule, there was no specific educational system at Egypt except Al-Azhar and some schools that were subordinated to mosques and Quran schools at cities and villages, but they were all without connecting system that made of them educational unit. They were also far away from the Sultan of the state and the censorship of the state, even though they managed to educate people of the country for long centuries.

Study Requirements

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Reasons To Study Here

Cairo University is usually ranked among the top universities in Egypt, and one of the top universities in Africa.

In QS ranking 2014 Cairo University was ranked the 2nd in Egypt, it was rated the 7th across Africa, and it was rated 551-600 worldwide.

In the ARWU 2014 ranking the university was ranked 1st in Egypt and it was the only Egyptian university in the ranking. It was rated 401-500 worldwide.

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  • Address: Giza city, , Cairo Governorate, Egypt
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