Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Khaled Abdel-Ghaffar announced Saturday, that six branches of prestigious foreign universities have been established in the New Administrative Capital, where studies have started since the academic year 2020-2021 began, and are hosted by four international institutions. 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 al-Sisi’s directives to attract world-renowned international universities with distinguished international rankings to establish branches for it in the New Administrative Capital. The Ministry of Higher Education said that by establishing foreign university branches, it aimed to strengthen the links between the Egyptian higher education system and its counterparts in developed countries. It also seeks to provide education opportunities in foreign universities on the land of Egypt, and obtain international certificates, to reduce the travel of Egyptian students to study abroad, and to attract students from countries surrounding. It further seeks to enrich the integration between state and society institutions active in higher education and scientific research, to benefit from international experience.
Source: Egypt Independent June 11, 2022 19:04 UTC