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Tuesday, 7 November 2017

Egypt looking to attract international university campuses in Egypt -THE

The government has proposed a new law that would make it easier for foreign universities to establish international branch campuses in Egypt, Times Higher Education reports. Higher Education Minister Khaled Abdel Ghaffar also called on UK universities to “invest in the Egyptian market of education.” Abdel Ghaffar said that the law would “‘facilitate and fast-track the licensing process’ for overseas outposts in the country, ‘support attracting investments in higher education’ and facilitate the mobility of staff.” The only international branch campus in Egypt currently is TU Berlin’s outpost in Gouna.

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