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The British magazine "Times Higher Education" publicized that Alexandria University has ranked within the top 100 universities on the British ranking "University Impact Ranking" for 2019 as it comes 99 among 462 university from 76 country.

The university president Dr. Essam El Kurdi declared that the university progress on world ranking reflects the university aptitude to achieve its strategic goals like presence on the list of best universities.

He added that the mentioned British ranking depends on criteria of documented engagement of university activities related to the 17 sustainable development goals SDG as one of success measures.

Dr. Kurdi indicated that Alexandria University has achieved the first place among the 16 Egyptian universities participated in the ranking.



The President of Alexandria University Dr. Essam El Kordi has recently received Dr. Dina Rashad the Professor at Chicago University to discuss ways of cooperation to provide scholarships for students from Alexandria University to study Economy and Political Science in Chicago.

Dr. Kurdi said that the university is keen on developing personal skills of its students beside their academic study. He added that a new curricula for community service for all university students as a prerequisite for graduation.

Dr. Dina Rashad appraised the competency of Egyptian students and declared that interview will be conducted for candidates for the scholarships, and also a certificate for English language level will be provided.

The meeting was attended by Dr. Hisham Gaber; the University Vice-President for Education and Students Affairs and Dr. Gihan Gwifl the Assistant of University Deputy for International Cooperation.


Under the framework of strengthening relations between Egypt and China, the president of Alexandria University Dr. Essam Elkurdi received Dr. Yao Tsi Meng the vice director of international relations in Shanghai University.

Dr. Kurdi said that the university is keen on contacting with the Chinese civilization and cooperation with Shanghai University in Chinese language education. He added that new activities will be created including cultural exhibitions and shows. He also declared that Confucius Institute will have professional role beside its cultural role where it will be established in the complex of human sciences.

The meeting was attended by Dr. Hisham Gaber  the university deputy for Education and Students Affairs, Dr. Mokhtar Yousef the university deputy for Graduate Studies and Research, Dr. Hasan Nadir the Advisor of International Relations and Dr. Gihan Gwifl the University deputy for International Cooperation.



Under patronage of Alexandria University President Dr. Essam El Kurdi, a student delegation from the university participated in the "Week of Nations" that was organized by Assiut University from 31 March 2019 to 4 April 2019. The event witnessed participation of delegation from all Egyptian universities to allow an opportunity of converge and communication for students from Arab and African countries.

The event included many cultural and sport activities and was attended by a group of ambassadors, Rectors, journalists, actors and students from all universities.



Alexandria University is announcing Master& Doctoral degree scholarships for students from the Nile Basin Countries to study in Alexandria University starting the fall semester of 2019/2020 on a competitive basis. The scholarship includes waving of tuition fees only for the duration of study (maximum 3 years for master degree and 5 years for doctoral degree).

 Students should submit their applications, copies of their transcripts and a medical HIV testing certificate online. For more details and registration, please visit the following website:

The deadline to submit is May 31, 2019

Preference will be for students with B.Sc. with accumulated grade point average of “B” (65-74%) or above or hold a higher degree in area of his/her specialty or related areas. Fluency in the language of study (Arabic or English) is a must.

Applicant from non speaking Arabic and English countries should submit a certificate of fluency in either Arabic or English language.