German University in CairoUniversity


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Foundation: 2003

Mission: The German University in Cairo's Mission is to: Achieve excellence in teaching and research. Offer non-traditional study programs in science and technology that are built on modern curricula in collaboration with the German State Universities and other international institutions. Produce the most comprehensively prepared, multidisciplinary and innovative graduates being able to interact effectively with the challenges and competitions created by global economy and being competent to play leading roles in their areas of specializations. Attract students of high potentialities. Provide the chance for students from neighbouring countries to pursue their studies and obtain their academic degrees at international standards. Award annual scholarships for distinguished students, thus promoting talent and excellence among students. Create an excellent and self-contained intellectual atmosphere of work and study for both staff and students. Develop scientific, cultural and business links with the national and international institutions in Egypt, Germany and other countries. Apply state-of-the-art information technology in teaching and research. Open new channels for Egyptian-German cooperation in higher education and in basic and industrial research. Provide continuous training and professional services to the public, thus helping individuals to acquire up-to-date knowledge and experience. Commit itself to the training and development of academic and non-academic staff as key resources to the success of GUC.

Vision: Building a leading centre of excellence in teaching and research that will effectively contribute to the general welfare nationally and internationally and endeavour the scientific, technical, economic and cultural cooperation between Egypt and Germany.



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Societal percentile

Evolution of the institution

The following data gives a quick reading on the scientific performance in the last years. The research ranking refers to the volume, impact and quality of the institution's research output. The innovation ranking is calculated on the number of patent applications of the institution and the citations that its research output receives from patents. Finally, the societal ranking is based on the number of pages of the institution's website and the number of backlinks and mentions from social networks.

Compared to its context

The result of the evaluation of the institution can be compared to obtain a view of the country, the region to which it belongs and the institutions of the world, placing it in their respective positions.

Compared to All sectors (percentiles)
Compared to Universities sector (percentiles)

Ranks by Subject area

We have divided the scientific output of the institution into 19 large areas of knowledge and the following table shows only the ranks in different territorial domains achieved by the institution in each of the areas. For an institution to have a presence in an area, it is necessary that it exceed in the last year a minimum output threshold equivalent to twice the percentage that this area represents in the world. If you need scientific indicators on these areas visit Scopus and/or SciVal

AreaWorldAfricaMiddle EastARAB COUNTRIESEgypt
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 766th12th41st17th5th
Business, Management and Accounting 840th59th106th61st11th
Chemistry 708th39th104th53rd19th
Computer Science 661st36th96th65th16th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 604th30th56th30th8th
Energy 702nd104th185th124th34th
Engineering 633rd55th135th83rd24th
Mathematics 642nd44th116th62nd14th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 856th57th126th64th23rd
Social Sciences 856th92nd145th76th17th

Publishing profile

These are the journals used by the institution's researchers to publish their work in the last year. The size of each circle represents the value of the SJR of the publication, and its spatial position represents its subject matter.

This visualizatiĆ³n allows you to identify the knowledge areas where the institution has published, recognize the prestige of the scientific journals in which the institution knowledge has been published, and identify predominant scientific communities.

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