Ministry of Higher Education of Egypt

Ministry of Higher Education of Egypt


Established in 1961, the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research of Egypt is the government ministry responsible for overseeing and regulating higher education, research and innovation in Egypt. Its mission is to develop and promote high-quality tertiary education and research, foster innovation and entrepreneurship and enhance the skills and capabilities of the Egyptian workforce.

The ministry is responsible for formulating policies, strategies and plans for higher education, research and innovation in Egypt. It also regulates and monitors the quality of higher education institutions and programs in the country, ensures that they are aligned with the needs of the labor market and promotes internationalization and collaboration with institutions abroad.

In addition, the ministry provides financial support and scholarships to Egyptian students to study abroad, promotes scientific research and development and supports the transfer of technology and knowledge from academia to industry.

The ministry plays a key role in Egypt's efforts to develop a knowledge-based economy and to build a skilled and educated workforce that can contribute to the country's sustainable development. It collaborates with universities and other higher education institutions in the country to ensure that they provide relevant and quality education that meets the needs of the Egyptian society. The ministry also encourages entrepreneurship and innovation to create job opportunities and enhance the country's economic growth.

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وزارة التعليم العالى


101, Kasr Al-Aini Street
Cairo Egypt


+202 2792 0323


+202 2794 1005

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