The German University in Cairo (GUC) is an Egyptian Private University founded by the presidential decree 27/2002. The university has been established in 2002 in cooperation with the State Universities of Ulm and Stuttgart. The German University in Cairo is an independent, non-profit oriented Egyptian private institution and is managed by a consortium of Germans and Egyptians with the vision of building a leading center of excellence in teaching and research. In 2003 German and Egyptian delegates headed by the Egyptian President and the German Chancellor inaugurated the German University in Cairo in both educational and research fields. It is the first integrated German university outside Germany that has 3 Bologna cycles, namely B.Sc., M.Sc. and PhD offering 71 study programs (31 undergraduate and 40 postgraduate).
In 2007 GUC inaugurated the first Industrial Park that is linked to education and research in the Africa and the Middle East. In 2011 GUC inaugurated The German University in Cairo-Berlin office, as a step forward to promote international research and education activities. Researchers from both Egypt & Germany cooperate on closer research activities in Pharmaceutical, Engineering, as well as in Management fields. In 2012, German University in Cairo established The Berlin campus in the heart of Berlin City. Now, The German University in Cairo is the largest Educational Institute that covers research that is linked to industry, academic programs that are associated to business and covers activities that are linked to the society with 10000 students in undergraduates program, and more than 500 in post graduate studies. GUC went for a further step in quality enhancement by being accredited by ACQUIN. Based on international standards, GUC degrees are accredited by AQUIN. This accreditation supports international scholars and top-ranked calibers in the international labor market.
Faculties offered at the GUC are Media Engineering and Technology, Information Engineering and Technology, Engineering and Materials Science, Pharmacy and Biotechnology, Management Technology, Applied Sciences and Arts and Postgraduate Studies & Scientific Research.
GUC is established under the patronage of The University of Ulm and The University of Stuttgart. The university is in cooperation with and support of The Egyptian Ministry of Higher Education, The German Embassy in Cairo, The Egyptian Embassy in Berlin, The German Academic Exchange Service, Goethe Institute, The Ministry of Science, Research and Arts, State of Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany, The Federal Ministry of Education and Research, Germany, The Arab/German Chamber of Industry and Commerce (AHK), The State University of Mannheim, The State University of Tuebingen, Academy of Visual Arts Leipzig, Center for International Migration (CIM), Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft,
The following is the list of proceedings by scholars from The German University in Cairo that are published in OMICS International journals and conferences.