Higher Education

Sisi: Egypt’s coronavirus crisis managed professionally

Thu, 21 May 2020 - 11:48 GMT

This comes while Egypt has seen a striking surge in coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, as it has recorded 745 cases on Wednesday — 219 cases more than Monday. This brought the total number of cases in the northeastern African country to 14,229. Also, 21 people

Egypt may start to record no new coronavirus cases in July: Min.

Thu, 21 May 2020 - 10:06 GMT

Egypt’s coronavirus cases is expected to reach around 20,000 by May 28th and to start recording lower number of cases starting June 7th, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Khaled Abdel Ghaffar said on Thursday.

Egypt targets to investment LE 24B in higher education during 20/21

Tue, 21 Apr 2020 - 07:13 GMT

The increased investments allow expansion in the establishment of technological universities by establishing 6 new technological universities.

Higher Education ministry reveals status of remote learning

Sat, 21 Mar 2020 - 01:27 GMT

The first phase of the digitalization project included remote learning platforms.

Khosht: Niqab ban on teaching staff adheres to university traditions

Mon, 27 Jan 2020 - 01:28 GMT

President of Cairo University Mohamed el-Khosht said that Monday’s ruling to ban teaching staff from wearing niqab at campus “adheres to the university’s customs.”

USAID Supports Egypt’s Education and Development Priorities in Aswan

Thu, 16 Jan 2020 - 10:57 GMT

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Director Sherry F. Carlin visited Aswan Governorate to reaffirm USAID’s strong partnership with the Egyptian people and support for Egypt’s development priorities.

Egypt, Germany mull mechanisms of scientific cooperation

Thu, 16 Jan 2020 - 10:15 GMT

Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Khaled Abdel Ghaffar on Wednesday received German Ambassador to Egypt Cyrill Nunn to consider means of promoting scientific, research and educational cooperation between the two countries.

Madbouli attends signing of MoU on environmental awareness

Wed, 01 Jan 2020 - 04:58 GMT

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli witnessed on Wednesday the signing ceremony of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, and the Ministry of Environment.

CAPMAS: 5.9% increase in university graduates in 2018

Thu, 28 Nov 2019 - 10:00 GMT

As many as 569,000 students earned their higher education degrees during 2018, the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) said on Thursday.

President of Association of African Universities praises cooperation with Egypt

Tue, 09 Jul 2019 - 12:37 GMT

All people should participate in developing education and in encouraging creativity, entrepreneurship, dissolving conflicts, and human rights respect, he said.

Sisi to open Global Forum for Higher Education on Thursday

Thu, 04 Apr 2019 - 08:51 GMT

The forum will take place over three days, during which a large number of scientists, experts, and higher education specialists from Egypt and other countries will exist.

Generation Alpha: focus of Egypt's journey towards developing education

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 - 09:21 GMT

The minister of higher education held a panel discussion on Thursday in the presence of director of London School of Economics and Political Science.

New faculties open for 2018/19 academic year

Sun, 17 Jun 2018 - 12:57 GMT

New faculties will be opened and officially operating starting the upcoming academic year 2018/19.

Sisi directs officials to continue development of higher education mechanism

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 - 03:49 GMT

President Sisi gave on Thursday directives to officials to continue efforts of developing higher education mechanism

Egypt seeks to improve higher education, scientific fields

Wed, 07 Mar 2018 - 05:21 GMT

Egypt is exerting sincere efforts to raise the quality of its higher education to better improve the impact of education on the society.

Parliament approves exempting scientific research entities from tariff

Mon, 05 Mar 2018 - 03:23 GMT

Egypt’s Parliament approved the exemption of higher education and scientific research entities from taxation and tariffs on Monday.

Nahda demonstrations instigators to be punished: Higher Education min.

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 - 02:47 GMT

Abdel Ghafar stated that he formed a fact-finding committee to listen to all parties and identify the causes for rising tuition fees.

6 international universities to be built in new capital

Thu, 02 Nov 2017 - 02:56 GMT

The New Administrative Capital will include six international universities from the United States, Britain, Hungary, Canada, Sweden and France.

New academic year, new regulations

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 - 11:09 GMT

Gone is the summer, along with the high spirit of the Eid Al-Adha feast. Now, it’s back to school and time for a new academic year.

Minister: no intention to increase university expenses

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 - 06:18 GMT

Higher Education and Scientific Research Minister Khaled Abdel Ghaffar declared on Thursday that the government has no intention to increase university expenses during a press conference after the monthly meeting of the Supreme Council of Universities.

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