Egypt

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Education System Overview

In the 2015-2016 academic year, 109 U.S. students studied abroad for academic credit in Egypt.

Academic year: September – June

Major holidays/breaks:

Sham el Nessim (April 9, 2018)
Sinai Liberation Day (April 28, 2018)
Ramadan (May 16-June 14, 2018)
Eid Al Fitr (June 15-17, 2018)
Revolution Day (July 23, 2018)
EId Al Adha (August 21-24, 2018)
Armed Forces Day (October 6, 2018)

Major exam period: May – June

Structure of the University System

  • Years of study required to earn a bachelor's degree: 4 years 
  • The language of instruction in universities: Arabic 
  • Degrees offered: Bachelors, Masters, and Doctorate