UPEI Cairo Campus

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University of Prince Edward Island
Cairo Campus

About UPEI

Located in Charlottetown, the capital city of Prince Edward Island, the University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) has a rich history with roots in two founding institutions, Prince of Wales College (est. 1834) and Saint Dunstan’s University (est. 1855).
Formed in 1969 as the provincial university, UPEI honours its proud legacy through academic excellence and research innovation. In 2019, the University celebrated 50 years of outstanding leadership and achievement in education and research with a full year of commemorative events and activities.

UPEI Cairo Campus is the first International Branched Campus in the New Administrative Capital hosted by the Universities of Canada in Egypt in July 2018, offering multiple innovative and industry-driven programs in pioneering areas of professions. 

Programs are delivered with an experiential demeanour ensuring an ideal fusion between theory and practice in efforts of equipping students with agility and skills to compete in today’s dynamic environment. 

Students have the opportunity to continue their education in the parent university in Canada. After the completion of their bachelor’s degree, students receive their Canadian Degrees while being in their homeland. 


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Faculty of Business Administration

Faculty of Mathematical and Computational Sciences

Faculty of Sustainable Design Engineering

Stay Tuned: UPEI
Explorer '23

What is UPEI Explorer?

A team-based school competition, where high school students engage in a dynamic environment to solve a challenging situation within a limited time. Teams will tackle real challenges in various disciplines, such as Engineering, Computer Science, Business, and Entrepreneurship.

What Our Students Say

Jana El Ebiary Faculty of Business Administration

My UPEI experience was significant. My coach’s constant support helped me balance academic and athletic commitments. Having continuous workshops and internships exposed me to fresh concepts in marketing.

Youssef El Wardany Faculty of Business Administration

I am thrilled to have had the opportunity to travel to Canada for a semester abroad at UPEI's mother campus. It was really eye-opening to be exposed to other cultures.

Saif Khalifa Faculty of Mathematics and Computational Sciences

I was intrigued by the Video Game Development specialization. Through this program we not only learn to design and develop games from scratch, but we are exposed to various applications beyond pure entertainment!

Mohamed AlJifri Faculty of Business Administration

Guided by eagerness to learn endured my success in the world of entrepreneurship! For me, this has been, and still is, a transformative journey, all about embracing the challenges and triumphs along the way.

Maya Haitham Faculty of Business Administration

Specializing in entrepreneurship has helped me nurture my entrepreneurship mindset. My Canadian degree has no borders and serves me a better chance to seek employment opportunities globally.

Walid Williams Faculty of Sustainable Design Engineering

Through the design clinic program, I have gained invaluable knowledge and skills that enabled me to create innovative solutions for a greener future. I am so excited to continue pushing the boundaries of sustainable design engineering making a positive impact in the world.

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