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Choosing the Right Course to Study in Egypt

Egypt has well-respected institutions and provide a multi-cultural environment.  The universities in Egypt offer many study programmes. Students must follow the below mentioned steps in order to “Choose the Right Programme”. 

Steps to follow:

Research 

Research about the course and institution you want to pursue. Visit the official websites of the universities and get the programme details, university information, and other details, such as admission requirements, fee structure, financial assistance, and so on. 

Decide and Apply 

After you have researched thoroughly about the programme and institution, choose the university and programme who wish to take up. Check the admission requirements and apply before deadline.

General Admission Requirements

For Bachelor’s degree: Students must possess a General Secondary Education Certificate (GSEC) or the Al-Azhar General Secondary Certificate. Grades may vary depending on the qualification undertaken, but will generally be a score of 70% or better (Tawjihiyah / Thanawiya amma)

For Master’s degree: The standard requirement is that the candidate must hold a bachelor degree in a related specialization or its equivalent. 

For Doctorate degree: The standard requirement is that the candidate must hold a Master’s degree in a related specialization.

English Language Proficiency

Candidates must demonstrate their English language proficiency for admission into Egyptian Universities. TOEFL/IELTS results are accepted.

To know more about the admission requirements and procedure, click here.

Apply for Scholarships 

There are many scholarships being offered to International and Egyptian students. There are federal scholarships and privately-funded scholarships for students. To know more about the scholarship programmes in Egypt, click here.

Apply for Visa

After you have got the admission, apply for a visa at the Egyptian consulate in your country of origin.  

Pre-Departure Checklist

Points to be considered prior to arrival:
  • Enrollment Letter: Carry the enrollment letter that is issued by the university along with you.
  • Carry the passport 
  • Apply for visa
  • Apply for scholarship (if required)
  • Book airline tickets
  • Arrange for accommodation and have proof of sufficient financial means
  • Save the necessary contact numbers and address 
Happy Studying in Egypt!
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