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Cairo University

History

The emergence of CU in 1908 was a dream that renowned Egyptian thinkers and philosophers had for a long time. For some time, social thinkers called for the establishment of an Egyptian University that would become a beacon for liberal thought and would lay groundwork for a comprehensive academic revival in all fields of knowledge.

Research

The Public Opinion Research Center was founded in 1982 as a special scientific and consultative research and training unit to be affiliated with the Faculty of Mass Communications at Cairo University. The center is a technically, financially and administratively independent entity and was established in the context of the Cairo Universitys taking direction into reviving research into the public opinion, taking an interest in the peoples issues, and organizing research efforts to be integrated and harmonious with one another in order to create a tightly-knit atmosphere that will help increase the scientific output of researchers and Cairo University as a whole.

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University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
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QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
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World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
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ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
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Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Student services

Living and working in a foreign country may be a great challenge at many sides. Fortunately, all of Cairo's newcomers can depend on the warm reception. Cairo University cooperates with several organizations to enable newcomers to explore the city. Shortly, you and your family will feel domesticity in Cairo as if you are at home.

Housing services

Students Hostel provide accommodatian for 14,000 students.

Library services

The first central library was officially opened in 1932 inside Cairo University campus. Since then, it has continuously served undergraduate and postgraduate students for more than 75 years. The New Central Library was partially opened in 2008, as part of the University —Centennial Celebration.

Medical services

Cairo University's hospitals are the oldest educational and medical hospitals and the largest in Egypt and the Middle East. It is the citadel of medicine in the Arab region. Thanks for Cairo University's hospitals, the world is being supplied with the most skilled physicians. Cairo University's hospitals include a group of educational and medical hospitals in all the branches of medicine.

Campus life

University is not only for studying, it is also for stimulating talents and letting latent energy of students out in cultural, social, artistic, athletic, and Gawala fields. Cairo University aims at developing students' characters, enriching their characters, and enlightening them with the nature of society and the role of culture in the process of development whether motherland-development, self-development, abilities-development, as well as spreading cultural, literary, and artistic awareness.

Sports facilities

The Sports Village includes:

  • Ten tennis courts
  • Two bowling centers
  • Four squash courts
  • Two courts for volleyball and basketball
  • Two small basketball courts.
  • One Olympic swimming pool
  • One standard football pitch
  • Two small football courts
  • One gymnasium center for indoor athletics
  • One boxing ring

The Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University was granted accreditation by the National Authority for Quality Assurance and Accreditation of Education (NAQAAE) according to the decision of the Authority Board dated March, 2016.

Cairo, Al Qahirah, Egypt

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