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About CUC

City University in Cairo” is a private Egyptian university, which is established and operated in accordance with the provisions of the Law of Private and Private Universities in Egypt No. 12 of 2009 and its executive regulations issued by Presidential Decree No. 302 of 2010
The University of Al-Madina in Cairo will be established on Egyptian soil within the framework of the state’s tendency to expand the establishment of private universities, in order to be one of the tributaries of higher education in Egypt, and to contribute to increasing its absorptive capacity. 3/2014 His recommendation to approve the request to establish this university, in light of the conclusions of the reports of the technical committees, and among the provisions governing this university is that it enjoys an independent legal personality, and what this entails is that it has a special budget that determines its revenues and expenses and how to distribute its surplus activity

Prof. Dr. Wael El-Degwi - Minister of Higher Education - approved the establishment of the "City University in Cairo" and sent his letter, accompanied by a draft republican decree, to His Excellency the Prime Minister / Ibrahim Mahlab on March 17, 2014 in order to issue the republican decree before starting the establishment The university, then followed by the approval of the Council of Ministers in its session No. 5 held on 27/3/2014, with the announcement of these approvals in the print and visual media in the official newspapers on the same date, and then followed by the issuance of the President of the Republic’s decision No. 53 of 2020 regarding the establishment of a private university On behalf of Al-Madina University in Cairo, this decision was published in the Official Gazette in its issue dated February 2, 2020.

The land on which the “City University in Cairo” is located is located inside the new city of Heliopolis on the Cairo-Suez desert road, kilo 46, between El Shorouk City, kilo 44 and Badr City, kilo 46.5. 95583,88 square meters, within the lands designated for the use of educational services (university) in accordance with the city’s planning boards and in compliance with all the building requirements for the educational quality on the basis of which the plot of land was purchased, in addition to the texts and provisions of the laws in force in the regulation of construction, contained in Urban Planning Law No. 3 for the year 1982, and Law No. 106 for the year 1976, as amended by Law 356 for the year 1977, and their implementing regulations.


The land was purchased from Heliopolis Housing and Development Company - one of the subsidiaries of the National Company for Construction and Development - a leading Egyptian joint stock company in the field of setting up housing and construction projects, preparing land, dividing it and providing it with utilities and services since the date of its establishment on February 14, 1906, and it is currently working on projects Comprehensive urban development outside the suburb of Heliopolis to contribute to the increasing and necessary construction movement to confront the overcrowding in Egyptian cities

Al-Madina University consists of five practical and theoretical faculties as follows:

The university is also interested in establishing research units to serve the Egyptian community, the countries of the Middle East and the countries of the African continent, which are:

  • Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Unit .
  • Animal  Lab.
  • Engineering and Technology Research Unit .
  • Economic and political research unit .
  • Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering Research Unit .
  • African Research and Studies Unit
  • Media Research Unit .
  • Energy and Natural Resources Applications Unit .
  • Small Enterprises and Employment Unit .
  • Publishing and translation research unit .
  • Public Opinion Research Unit .


  • Graduate Studies and Research Unit

The City University in Cairo has three main functions: education, scientific research, and community service. In its vision, it seeks, through applied and environmental programs, to provide production institutions with distinguished graduates with scientific skills in performance, and then achieves a balance between its outputs and the needs of the various labor sectors. The university, through its educational programs, achieves the goals of sustainable development and creates a generation of Arab and African youth capable of adapting to the developments the world is witnessing.
As for the scientific research in it, it will be applied in its orientation and nature and aims to provide practical solutions to industrial and production issues with the aim of achieving optimal exploitation of the natural resources that abound in our Arab and African region, through cooperative research programs that pour their results and interact with community service programs, where there will be a sector related to the service of the university. The community includes a center for industry research and another for production research, etc., so that a number of experts, industrialists, businessmen and financiers participate in the planning aspects of the university and find solutions to problems that hinder the development process in the local community as well as in Arab and African societies. They also contribute to the field of research, training, and providing opportunities for cooperative education. for students.


The strategic framework of the City University in Cairo depends on the importance of having a university activity in the development of the city in which the university is located, which is the new city of Heliopolis and its surrounding cities and neighboring population societies. Universities in developed countries, but also becomes one of their most important objectives to present an integrated time plan in line with realistic planning and basic directives for education policy in Egypt and in support of development efforts in the Arab and African surroundings