Established in 2003, The German University in Cairo is a for-profit private higher education institution located in the the suburban setting of the metropolis of New Cairo (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), Cairo. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Egypt, The German University in Cairo (GUC) is a small (enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. The German University in Cairo (GUC) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 13 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this Egyptian higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. GUC also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.