Foreign universities commit to opening branch campuses

Egypt’s Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Khaled Abdel Ghaffar announced on Saturday 11 June that six branches of prestigious foreign universities have been established in the New Administrative Capital, where studies have started since the academic year 2020-21 began, and are hosted by four international institutions, reports Egypt Independent.

The state pays great attention to establishing new international universities as part of Egypt’s 2030 vision for sustainable development, and in implementation of President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi’s directives to attract world-renowned international universities with distinguished international rankings to establish branches in the New Administrative Capital.

Among the branches of the foreign universities, Abdel Ghaffar listed the following: the Canadian Universities Foundation in Egypt, which hosts the branches of Prince Edward University and Ryerson University; the Foundation for International Knowledge Universities, which hosts the British Coventry University branch; the Global Foundation, which hosts the British University of Hertfordshire branch; the European Universities Foundation in Egypt which hosts a branch of both universities of London, and Central Lancashire.
Full report on the Egypt Independent site