Universities in Egypt


The government has identified higher education as priority, and is enacting a series of programs designed to make universities in Egypt more internationally competitive.


Egypt has 20 public universities (with about two million students) and 23 private universities (60,000 students). Five appear in the 2012/13 QS World University Rankings: the American University in Cairo, Cairo University, Al Azhar University, Ain Shams University and Alexandria University.