French University

Université Française d’Égypte (UFE)

About

Founded in 2002, the UFE is an international, non-profit university inaugurated following a bilateral agreement between by the Egyptian and French governments. UFE brings a consortium of French universities that offer French undergraduate and graduate degree programmes in science; engineering, management, social sciences, and applied languages. UFE degrees are recognized in Europe and accredited in Egypt. UFE offers instruction in English as well in French, provided in an Arabic-speaking environment, and promotes cultural exchanges. The Universities of France in Egypt (UFE) welcomes French or English-speaking students.

The academic programs are delivered by French partner universities and accredited in Egypt by SCU. The curriculum and teaching are the same as in France. world. French and English courses are given throughout the schooling so that students are trilingual at the end of the cycle in 3 of the 5 most spoken languages in the world. standards. UFE offers single or double rooms in student villas in the immediate vicinity of the university.

The Universities of France in Egypt is a pioneering hub of French higher education in Egypt. UFE has eight French partner universities, who are among the top 5% in the world. All UFE students have the opportunity to spend at least one semester abroad. We offer 3-year degree, or a 5-year integrated path (bachelors + master’s).

Affiliation:

  • The Ministries of Higher Education in France and Egypt
  • The French Embassy
  • The French Institute
  • The French Development Agency (AFD)
  • The French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Egypt

Partners:

  1. University of Haute-Alsace
  2. Sorbonne Nouvelle University
  3. INSA of Strasbourg
  4. University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne
  5. Nantes University
  6. Sciences Po Grenoble
  7. Compiègne University of Technology
  8. University of Franche-Comté
  9. CY Université

The list is constantly growing.

Majors:

  • Engineering
    • Architectural Engineering in collaboration with National Institute of Applied Sciences (INSA) of Strasbourg
    • Mechanical Engineering in collaboration with University of Haute Alsace
    • Computer Engineering in collaboration with Université de Haute Alsace et Université Technologique de Compiègne
  • Applied Languages in collaboration with Sorbonne Nouvelle
    • International Business & Commerce
    • Translation
  • Business Administration in collaboration with Université de Nantes
    • Economics & Management 
    • Tourism & Hospitability Management

3-year Degrees Offered:

1)Applied Languages:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Applied Foreign Languages – Université Sorbonne Nouvelle
  • Bachelor’s degree in Applied Foreign Languages – International Trade – Université

2)Business:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Management – Nantes University
  • Bachelor’s degree in Tourism and Hotel Management – University of Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne – Opening September 2023

3+2 years Degrees Offered:

Engineering:

  • Baccalaureate in Mechanical Engineering and Master in Mechatronics – University of Haute Alsace
  • Baccalaureate in Computer Science Engineering and Master of Computer Science, Computer Science and Mobility – University of Haute Alsace (UHA)
  • Baccalaureate in Computer Science Engineering and Master in Interdisciplinary and Innovative Engineering, Artificial Intelligence and Data Science – Université Technologique de Compiègne (UTC)
  • Baccalaureate in Computer Science Engineering and Master’s Degree in Electronics, Electrical Energy, Automation, Industrial Automation and Computer Science – Embedded Systems (AII-SE) – University of Upper Alsace (UHA)
  • Baccalaureate in Computer Science Engineering and Master in Complex Systems, Embedded Systems and Robotics – Université Technologique de Compiègne (UTC)

Requirements:

  • Engineering:
    • 8 OLs including English, Maths, Physics & Chemistry + Maths AS/AL
  • Business & Applied Languages
    • 8 OLs including English & Math, minimum grade: C

At UFE, the minimum accepted language score is B1 in French or English. If you have an international high school certificate such as IGCSE, SAT or BACC, you don’t have to take an exam. For Egyptian general high school certificate (Thanaweya Ama), you will be have to produce a certification of language level.

Tuition Fees:

The fee for the 2023/24 academic is 126.000 EGP or 136.000 EGP for engineering, in addition to the French partner universities fees of 170 euros per year for bachelor programmes, and 240 euros per year for the master’s programmes. Some of our partners charge different fees such as INSA Strasbourg, which charges 300 euros for the bachelor programmes, and 500 euros per year for the master’s programmes.Students are registered at the French partner university, and are issued students cards from both universities.

Acceptable Payment methods: cash, credit cards, or cheques. Payment can be made in cash/credit card at UFE. Installments are available for all admitted UFE students (1 installment per semester or 8 installments per year, only with deposited cheques). Payment can also be made via our partners; Value, Contact, or Belcash over 12 months’ installments.

Scholarships:

UFE offers merit based scholarships that can cover 15- 25% of the tuition fees based on academic achievements in high school certificate scores. Also, scholarships are available for high athletic achievers who can prove excellence in sports (national ranking is required).

Kindly note that students of some schools receive partial scholarship on their tuition fees.

Admissions Steps:

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Required documents needed:

  1. Official transcript.
  2. English proficiency test scores (IELTS or TOFEL).
  3. French proficiency test scores in case of application to the Bachelor Applied Languages(DELF or Institut Francais d’Égypte proficiency test).
  4. Proof of 12 years of schooling.
  5. Original birth certificate.
  6. 12 passport sized photos.
  7. Copy of the national ID (for Egyptians only).
  8. Copy of the passport (for non-Egyptians only).
  9. Original military service card (bitaka askareya) or evidence of military status (for Egyptian males only).
  10. Motivation letter (300-500 words).
  11. Recommendation letters (1-2).
  12. Extracurricular activities.

Contact Details:

Address: 21 Ismailia Desert Road Ville Shorouk, Le Caire
 Telephone: 17054

 Email: admission@ufe.edu.eg

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