The German University in Cairo

country rank  4
world rank  2170

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University Overview

Established in 2003, The German University in Cairo is a for-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the metropolis of New Cairo (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), Cairo. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Egypt, The German University in Cairo (GUC) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. The German University in Cairo (GUC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 15 years old higher-education 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.

University Identity

Name الجامعة الألمانية بالقاهرة
Acronym GUC
Founded 2003
Motto Education for Global Excellence
Colours Red, black and yellow

University Location

New Cairo (population range: over 5,000,000)
21212 Cairo
T +20 (2) 248 3639
F +20

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Local student 5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student 10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office
New Cairo 21212
+20 (2) 248 9372

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministry of Higher Education, Egypt

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accrediterungs-, Certifizierungs- und Qualitätssicherungs-Institut (ACQUIN)


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 21 March 2018