About GU


Galala University (GU) is established to be the first-ever smart-university on the Egyptian territory, adhering to the “Fourth Generation Universities” worldwide, which put Scientific Research, Local and International Jobs Requirements, and Hands-on Experience at the core of its learning strategy. Students take advantage of the latest technology, facilities, and top-notch academic and administrative staff members. All staff members work collectively to provide an outstanding learning experience to GU’s maximum capacity of 25,000 local and international students. The University is divided into fifteen promising fields, comprising more than 60 distinct programs.

The University’s unique geographic location in Galala city, 700 meters above sea level, inspires students’ talent and imagination and provides an enjoyable learning experience. Galala City is one of the most magnificent touristic attractions because of its distinctive climate. Its temperature is 10 degrees less than the other neighboring areas. The city welcomes different nationalities every year. Its extensive facilities include a Water Sports City, Mountain Hotel, and Cable Car.

GU seeks to be a leading educational institution across the MENA Region, fostering continuous research methodologies and active learning for our students. The University aims at maintaining a competitive advantage in managing the quality system of education, research, knowledge, and community service, while encouraging students to acquire essential skills and expertise to meet the local, regional and international labor market needs through the provision of distinguished academic and professional programs.

The student is the most important person on the GU campus. The University recognizes that in addition to our students’ academic pursuits, they get their characters shaped, choose their future path, and thus need our support.

GU prepares current students to be future leaders; capable of acquiring a competitive advantage, easing access to various job opportunities on the local and international level. Students can engage in multiple internship opportunities at numerous offices at the University or through our private sector partners. GU students join various students activities, to further develop their character and enhance their creative spirit, communication, and social skills.

The University organizes several on-site field trips to expose students to actual field exposure and get hands-on experience for their future potential careers with GU. The primary goal is to enhance the educational objectives of courses. Students wear face masks and use sanitizers for their safety on all trips.

Moreover, the University provides its students with fully serviced accommodation rooms for males and females at very reasonable prices, equipped with free WI-FIinternet access, a kitchenette, and a private bathroom. GU male and female students stay in single rooms to ensure applying all Covid-19 precautionary measures. As the University also cares about its community of staff members and students’ comfort, it provides a transportation service through neighborhoods all over Cairo and Giza. Buses run on set schedules throughout the day, five days a week.


A nationally competitive and globally recognized university; re-engineering the future of learning that provides:

  • A welcoming and stimulating academic environment for diverse students, faculty and staff.
  • opportunities for creative trans-disciplinary research.
  • Sustainability of economic and social development needs in the framework of the community values.


A pioneer world-class university, driving excellence and innovation to serve humanity.


  • To provide high quality of learning and strong foundation of transformative knowledge and skills.
  • Attract, recruit, retain students, Faculty & Staff who will contribute to the economic prosperity of the nation and global communities.
  • To continue to develop comprehensive & integrated co-curricular programs to foster life-long learning and enhance the out of class experience.
  • To expand partnerships with alumni and with higher education, and community organizations.
  • An understanding and respect for ethnic and cultural diversity.

Core Values

Excellence: strive to be the best in everything that it offers in terms of education, research, creative expression and community service, and the use of international professional standards in the design, implementation, management and evaluation of programs.

Innovation: developing the spirit of innovation, initiative and excellence, and applying best international practices in all the university activities, and emphasizing the support of creativity and innovation to achieve academic excellence

Integration: Cooperation with other local and regional institutions and international universities through collaboration, teamwork and the establishment of integrated partnerships, cooperation with the government and the public and private sectors to meet their needs and strengthen the link between work and education, and build human resource capacities that serve the local and regional communities

Quality: Provide high quality programs in accordance with the best international practices and international standards of education in the fields of education, research and services.

Transparency: Declaring a clear strategic plan with practical dimensions that will raise the level of teaching and learning and produce prestigious research.

Self-development: Providing students with an opportunity to engage in a lifestyle that contributes to their personal development and paves their way for success in dealing with the knowledge society.

Respecting values and diversity: respecting the established values and the rich heritage of the nation and striving to participate effectively in preserving them, and treating all the individuals on the basis of dignity and justice, and promoting the values of respect, understanding each other, respect of traditions, and benefiting from past experience.

Social responsibility: commitment to study the challenges facing Egypt, the region and the world as a whole, and to dedicate the scientific potentials and creative capabilities to meet those challenges and achieve the welfare of society.

Ethical and civil responsibility, integrity and transparency: Commitment to the highest ethical morals and civil responsibilities and commitment to work fairly and transparently to achieve justice and enhance trust, credibility and institutional accountability in the light of the global humankind ideals.

Effectiveness of decision-making: Commitment to make decisions and plans based on evidence and analysis, while adopting efficient and effective systems and procedures.

Lifelong Learning: The belief that the search for knowledge, understanding, and personal and professional development should last a lifetime and does not stop at a certain age.

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Campus Location

Galala Plateau , Attaka , Suez



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