The founding members of City University of Cairo discussed ways of cooperation with many academic universities in Canada, the United States of America, Europe, Asia, Latin America and Australia, in two historical stages;

THE FIRST STAGE
Which preceded the presidential recommendation regarding twinning with foreign universities advanced in the world rankings of universities, and in which letters of intent were made with some European universities since 2007, marking the start of cooperation and serious work with our university in Egypt, emphasizing on activating the role of scientific and research partnership once the construction and completion of the project components are completed. In Egypt, the output of this phase is represented in letters of intent with the following universities:

The founders' work team has also contacted work officials in Ireland through their embassy in Cairo since 2008, where the Irish side welcomed aspects of cooperation with the university in Egypt upon the completion of the project.

THE SECOND PHASE
Which followed the presidential recommendation regarding twinning, in which the university has been intensifying its contacts with various foreign universities with advanced international rankings.

The first is to address foreign universities with advanced international rankings according to specialization, all of which are ranked among the top 50 universities in the world according to each specialization, as shown below:

The university has made contact with ten universities in Argentina, Canada, China, Finland, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, the Netherlands, Singapore and Switzerland.

The university has made contact with seven universities in Argentina, Brazil, Hong Kong and the Netherlands.

Majoring in Economics and Business Administration:
The university has contacted two universities in Argentina and Canada, in addition to communicating with the British NCC, which grants qualifications in business administration to various universities operating in the British system around the world.

The university has contacted four universities in Argentina, Brazil and South Korea, in addition to communicating with the British NCC, which grants qualifications in computer and information systems to various universities operating in the British system around the world.

The university made contact with five universities in Australia, Brazil, Mexico and South Korea.

The university made contact with one university in Argentina.

Second: Addressing foreign universities with advanced international rankings, which include all disciplines of Al-Madina University in Cairo. Two universities were contacted, one in Brazil, ranked 491, and the second in Argentina, ranked 73rd in the world according to the QS classification.