Cairo University

Cairo University is a comprehensive institution of higher education located in Giza, Egypt. 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, and National Cancer Institute. All of them offer both undergraduate and postgraduate studies except the last five, they offer postgraduates studies only.

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.

Foundation year:1908
Short name:CU
Type:Public
Students:231580
Faculty:5640
Faculty/Students Ratio:41:1
Region:Africa
Location:Giza