Cairo University leads 20 universities in Egypt among world's best in 2024 CWUR ranking



Fri, 17 May 2024 - 04:48 GMT


Fri, 17 May 2024 - 04:48 GMT

A file photo of Cairo University

A file photo of Cairo University

CAIRO – 17 May 2024: Cairo University has emerged as the frontrunner among 20 universities in Egypt listed in the 2024 Center for World University Rankings (CWUR).

The rankings, which feature 2,000 universities worldwide, highlight the historic Cairo University's position as the leading institution in Egypt, securing the 513th spot.

Ain Shams University, renowned for its scientific excellence, closely follows at the 769th position, while Mansoura University claims the third position among Egyptian universities, ranking 873rd globally.

Additionally, Alexandria University secures the 914th position in the global rankings.

Public universities dominate the list of Egyptian institutions, including Assiut University (1101), Zagazig University (1106), Tanta University (1237), Al-Azhar University (1320), Suez Canal University (1356), Beni Suef University (1433), Helwan University (1474), Fayoum University (1485), Menoufia University (1548), Kafr El-Sheikh University (1565), Benha University (1583), Minia University (1600), Sohag University (1814), and Suez University (1952).

Private universities also appeared on the list, with the British University in Egypt ranking 1596th and the American University in Cairo at 1945th place.

The CWUR ranking system employs a rigorous methodology, relying on seven objective indicators across four key areas: education (25%), employability (25%), faculty (10%), and research (40%).

It serves as a valuable resource for governments and universities, providing policy advice, strategic insights, and consulting services to enhance educational and research outcomes.

For more information on the CWUR Rankings 2024, you can visit the following link:



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