The Egyptian Cabinet approved the Presidential decree, which provides for the establishment of Global Academic Foundation Campus in the New Administrative Capital NAC.
The new foundation will be established in partnership with University of Hertfordshire, based in the United Kingdom.
The university will offer degrees to students in Egypt within three different Schools – Business, Humanities and Pharmaceutical Science, becoming the first partnership of its kind in the Middle East.
The University is the UK’s leading business-facing university and an exemplar in the sector. It is innovative and enterprising and challenges individuals and organisations to excel.
Global Academic foundation is committed to driving a knowledge-based and innovation-led academic model, thus contributing to transforming Egypt into the destination of choice when it comes to exceptional higher education. They aim to become one of the biggest hosts to multi-tiered international branch campuses, bringing to the New Capital of Egypt some of the best universities in the world.
The planned Global campus is 50 Acres and includes 22 buildings with 32 classes and 12 laboratories, a football court, tennis court, multipurpose court, gym, library, cafeteria, and transportation.
The following courses are scheduled to be delivered in the first year of opening, with more programmes being added in the following years upon agreement between both sides.
BA (Hons) Accounting and finance
BA (Hons) Business Administration
BSc (Hons)Information technology management for Business
BA (Hons) Marketing with Digital Communications
BA (Hons) Mass Communications
BSc (Hons) Pharmaceutical Science
BSc (Hons) Pharmacology