Egypt’s Cairo University has ranked 371st globally in the 2023/2024 QS World University Rankings, Cairo University President Mohamed Othman Elkhosht revealed.
The university climbed 184 ranks, up from the 551-560 band last year, he added.
The QS rankings are based on factors including academic reputation, employer reputation, citations per faculty, student-to-faculty ratio, proportion of international faculty, and proportion of international students, he added.
The QS World University Rankings is the most-widely read university rankings in the world.
Cairo University had already made great progress in the same classification this year within scientific disciplines, he said, as it appeared in 32 majors out of a total of 54 majors, particularly in petroleum engineering where it ranked 40th globally, and pharmacy and pharmacology where it ranked 85th globally.
The university ranked 51-70 globally in veterinary sciences, 51-80 globally in dentistry, 101-150 globally in entertainment and hospitality management, 101-150 globally in archeology, 151-200 globally in medicine, 141 globally in engineering and technology, 163 globally in life and medical sciences, 151-200 globally in statistics management
In humanities and arts, Cairo University ranked 243 globally for the first time in its history, in natural sciences 272nd, and in social sciences and business administration 272nd.