Universities in Cairo, Egypt
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Cairo
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  • Universities in Cairo
  • Ranked in at least one ranking
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  • Universities in Cairo
  • (13 institution and 3 subject rankings)
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  • Universities in Cairo
  • Among TOP 200
Latest ranking updates related to universities in Cairo
  • 15 Dec, 2021: Publication of URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance. Al-Azhar University ranked #806.
  • 25 Oct, 2021: US News: Best Global Universities updated with Al-Azhar University in position 994.
  • 19 Oct, 2021: Latest THE Emerging Economies University Ranking - Times Higher Education from THE Times Higher Education, UK. 2 universities from Cairo appear in this ranking.
  • 13 Oct, 2021: Publication of THE World University Rankings by Subject - Times Higher Education (Computer Science). Al-Azhar University with highest ranking among universities in Cairo ranked #501.

Highest subject rankings of universities in Cairo

Engineering
#501 
Al-Azhar University
Medicine
#551 
Al-Azhar University
Computer Science & Information Systems
#551 
Helwan University
Physical Sciences
#601 
Al-Azhar University

Rankings of universities in Cairo, Egypt 2022

#1

Al-Azhar University

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (381 reviews)
  • #16 
  • #1001 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #4 
  • #1001 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2021]
  • #10 
  • #519 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#2

Helwan University

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (106 reviews)
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  • #20 
  • #1201 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #10 
  • #1201 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2021]
  • #21 
  • #561 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#3

Misr International University

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  • #14 
  • #111 
UniRank 4icu - Top Arabic-Speaking Universities
[Published 30 January, 2021]
  • #32 
  • #4384 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]
  • #16 
  • #601 
THE World University Impact Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 21 April, 2021]


#4

Nahda University

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  • #19 
  • #157 
UniRank 4icu - Top Arabic-Speaking Universities
[Published 30 January, 2021]
  • #35 
  • #10775 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#5

Sinai University

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (732 reviews)
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  • #36 
  • #11078 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]
  • #17 
  • #601 
THE World University Impact Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 21 April, 2021]

Cairo Key Facts for International Students

Population: 7735000

Time: GMT +2

District/province: Muḩāfaz̧at al Qāhirah,

Living costs for students in Cairo:

* 100 = prices in London

  • Living costs without accommodation 57* (43% cheaper than London)
  • All costs including accommodation 49* (51% cheaper than London)
  • Meals (grocery & lower cost restaurants) 66* (34% cheaper than London)
  • Average Big Mac price 46.30 EGP
  • Plug Type C
    • Residential voltage: 220 V
    • Frequency: 50 Hz
  • Plug Type F
    • Residential voltage: 220 V
    • Frequency: 50 Hz

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Al-Azhar University ranks #1 in Cairo in our meta ranking composed of 102 university rankings.

Among all universities in Cairo Al-Azhar University is listed in the largest number of rankings. See all 19 rankings where Al-Azhar University is listed.

Al-Azhar University is ranked best in Cairo for Engineering (Engineering). See all rankings for the Al-Azhar University.

Al-Azhar University is ranked best in Cairo for Medicine & Health (Medicine). See all rankings for the Al-Azhar University.

Helwan University is ranked best in Cairo for Computer Science (Computer Science & Information Systems). See all rankings for the Helwan University.

Al-Azhar University is ranked best in Cairo for Natural Sciences (Physical Sciences). See all rankings for the Al-Azhar University.

Ranking publishers

4icu

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British Quacquarelli Symonds, UK

Criteria used in ranking -QS World University Rankings:
Academic Reputation 40%
Employer Reputation 10%
Faculty/Student Ratio 20%
Citations per faculty 20%
International Faculty Ratio 5%
International Student Ratio 5%

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Criteria used in ranking -QS University Rankings: Arab Region:
Academic reputation 30%
Employer reputation 20%
Faculty/student ratio 15%
International research network 10%

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CWUR Center for World University Rankings

Criteria used in ranking -CWUR Center for World University Rankings:
Research Performance 40%
Quality of Education 25%
Alumni Employment 25%
Quality of Faculty 10%

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Centre for Science and Technology Studies, Leiden University, Netherlands

Criteria used in ranking -CWTS Leiden Ranking:
Academic research publication

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Nature Index

Criteria used in ranking -Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions:
Article count (AC)
Fractional count (FC)
Weighted fractional count (WFC)

Scimago Institutions

Criteria used in ranking -Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities:
Research 50%
Innovation 30%
Societal 20%

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ShanghaiRanking Consultancy

Criteria used in ranking -ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities - ShanghaiRanking:
Alumni winning research prizes 10%
Staff winning research prizes 20%
Research paper publications 20%
Papers published in Nature and Science 20%
Papers indexed in Science Citation Index-Expanded and Social Science Citation Index 20%
Per capita academic performance 10%

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THE Times Higher Education, UK

Criteria used in ranking -THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 30%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

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Criteria used in ranking -THE Emerging Economies University Ranking - Times Higher Education:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 20%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 10%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 10%

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Criteria used in ranking -THE Young University Rankings - Times Higher Education:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 30%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

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Urap

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Us News

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Webometrics

Criteria used in ranking -Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities:
Visibility 50%
Excellence 35%
Transparency 10%
Presence 5%

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