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    • Public and Private Higher Education in Egypt Prof. Dr. Galal Abdel Hameed & Dr. Rasha Saad Sharaf Higher Education Enhancement Project Fund (HEEPF) Mobile: (2012) 2129476 Website: Email: [email_address] / [email_address]
    • Currently operating Types of HE Institutions in Egypt State universities Private universities Private Higher Institutes Open Education Private middle Institutes Public Technical and vocational institutes Al-Azhar University Types of HE Institutions in Egypt Public Higher Education Private Higher Education
    • --- 136.234 83.102 1.078 45+ 8 TC Public Technical Higher Institutes ----- 34 542 ------ 1 566 8+3 Private universities 3 234 129 084 108 308 3 404 519.536 Enrollment in undergraduate level (1994/95) ---- 15 950 253 5 Gov. Higher Institutes ---- 313 622 3 954 78+12 Private Higher Institutes 888 3 973 326 1 American University 13 741 337 975 9 019 1 Al-Azhar University 160.484 Enrollment in graduate level 1.3 m Enrollment in undergraduate level (2003/04) 60.045 Total number of faculty members & assistant Staff (2003/04) 15+5 Number of Institutions State Universities Type
    • Number of enrolled students in 2003 per types of institutions
      • A major dimension of the Egyptian Higher Education Strategic Reform Plan is to:
      • Maximize higher education sector capacity.
      • Maximize higher education sector capacity.
      • Preparation of the master plan for the system of higher education Institution based on social, demographic, economic, gender considerations as well as national development initiatives and international trends. (completed)
      • Maximize higher education sector capacity.
      • Working on general legislative law for higher education system that encompass all higher education institutions (public, national, international, private…)
      • Maximize higher education sector capacity.
      • Increasing access through establishing different modes of HEIs (non-profit)
          • Establishing a National University: A national project that is adopted by civic society institutions, stakeholders and individuals. (First phase starts 2006/2007)
          • Establishing specialized national universities supported by professional organizations/stakeholders.
            • University for Engineering sciences.
            • Political, Administrative and E-commerce sciences University (Banks, Insurance companies & chambers of commerce unions)
            • Medical and pharmacological sciences universities.
      • Maximize higher education sector capacity.
      • A university for distance education is to be established by the government and funded only for the first three years where it would be independently funded afterwards through self generated resources.
      • Increasing access in private universities and higher institutes.
      • Developing standards, specifications and criteria for establishing new private universities & higher institutes.
      • Modified legislative laws and regulations of private universities (act no. 101 for 1992) to encompass national universities and other new forms of universities that local communities might initiate.
      • Awarding preliminary approval for establishing new private higher education institutions according to developed master plan and regulating legislations.
      • Adopted trends:
      • Encouraging partnerships and joint degrees between Egyptian and international higher education institutions.
      • Cooperation between Egyptian and international HEIs to provide quality HE programs.
      • Opening and supporting branches for some Egyptian universities Arab and African region (Cairo university in Khartoum, Sudan & a branch for Alexandria university in Guba, Sudan & open education center in Arab region ).
      • Adopted trends:
      • All HEIs (public & private) follow a unified regulatory system for Quality Assessment & Accreditation.
      • Encouraging private universities to increase access to international students (overseas students enrolled in undergraduate programs at private HEIs represent 33% of the overall number)
      • Funding projects for higher education enhancement through HEEPF, TEMPUS and the National Fund.
      • Dialogues with advanced HE systems in the field of technology and industry to establish specialized international universities.
      • Thank You
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