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CAIRO – 3 March 2019: The 111 year-old Cairo University has achieved 100 percentprogress, according to the British QS World University Rankings, President of Cairo University Mohamed al-Khosht said.
According to the ranking, Cairo University remains the top university in Egypt in 2019, ranked in 20 subject tables. Also, Cairo's Ain Shams University raised its representation from one department ranked in 2018 to as many as nine departments in 2019.
The university recorded 30.8 percentin academic reputation, and 55 percentin employer reputation. In theArab region, Cairo University ranks 11 in the QS rankings.
In an interview with ON E, Khosht said that the university has ranked 101 worldwide in the fields of pharmacy, pharmacology, structural engineering and civil engineering.
He added that the university's magazine will become an international magazine, while efforts will be exerted in order for the university's Faculty of Mass Communication to become one of the best 500 colleges in the world in terms of different sections.
Cairo University, the mother university in Egypt, was established in 1908 in Egypt's Giza. The university has over 25 faculties and institutions in different scientific disciplines, with about 250,000 students enrolled.
Mahmoud el-Metiny, dean of Ain Sham's Faculty of Medicine, said that the faculty has jumped 50 places in the fields of biology and science.
QS Stars Rating system provides a detailed look at an institution in specific topics,including program strength and graduate employability. The QS World University Rankings is published annually, and is among the three most-widely read university ranking