Communication The ministry of communications information technology, creation Egypt Informatics University”, in the new administrative capital, and the seventh day presents questions and answers about the new university and the purpose of its establishment, as well as the start date of the study and the available majors.
Q- First of all, what is Misr Informatics University?
C- Misr Informatics University is a private university based in the City of Knowledge in the New Administrative Capital. It was established by the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology in cooperation with the Ministry of Higher Education to be the first university in Africa and the Middle East specialized in communications, information technology and related fields.
Q- What is the purpose of establishing the Egypt Informatics University?
C- The university aims to contribute to building a community specialized in modern fields related to communications and information technology. Providing digital skills to meet the growing requirements of the growing local market, in particular, and the regional and global market in general.
Q – Why was the university chosen to establish the city of knowledge in the capital?
C- The Egypt Informatics University was established in the City of Knowledge in the New Administrative Capital, which is established by the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology in the framework of working to build an integrated information society and to support the growth of the communications and information technology sector in the New Administrative Capital.
The City of Knowledge provides a creative environment for university students through its units and projects affiliated with the Ministry, specialized research centers, training institutes for communications and information technology, and incubation units to sponsor innovative projects, in addition to the Technology Oasis that hosts international and local companies and banks, which contributes to providing opportunities for training students, job opportunities for graduates, and a research partnership that solves real-world problems.
Q- How many faculties are there at the Egypt Informatics University, and what are the specializations you study?
C- Misr Informatics University includes 4 faculties: College of Computer and Information Sciences, College of Engineering, College of Business Technology, and College of Digital Arts and Design.
The university’s academic programs were designed by a group of Egyptian academic experts in cooperation with their counterparts from international universities in several fields, including digital transformation, artificial intelligence, data engineering, the Fourth Industrial Revolution, the electronics industry, communication sciences, financial technology, data analysis, e-marketing, and graphic arts. Animation, user experience, electronic game design, and product design in the field of digital arts; Whereas, its programs are considered to be comparable to programs in major international universities, taking into account the Egyptian quality and accreditation requirements.
Q- When will the study at the Egypt Informatics University begin?
A- The study is scheduled to start in the four faculties this year in October 2021, in the first building of the university, which can accommodate more than 1,600 students, until the completion of the rest of the campus during the next three years, and to motivate students to register in the first batch, a reduction in tuition fees has been announced. As well as grants associated with students’ superiority in their studies.
Q – Are there international universities that supervise the Egypt Informatics University?
C- The Egyptian University of Informatics (EUI) has signed an agreement with Purdue West Lafayette University, USA
Purdue University, West Lafayette (PWL) with an advanced international ranking for a Bachelor of Electronics, Communications and Computer Engineering, which allows the student to spend the first year of study in Egypt and then choose to study the last year at the agreed upon international university, in addition to an agreement for a professional master’s degree in the field of information security .
An agreement was also made with the University of Minnesota, which has an advanced international classification in the field of computer science. Negotiations are underway with other international universities in other fields of study offered by the university. This is within the framework of the university’s strategic goal of “a distinguished education on an international level in Egypt” by ensuring the quality of teaching and learning by harmonizing the curricula of the study programs offered by Misr Informatics University with the curricula and programs of foreign partner universities.
Q – What is the benefit of establishing the Egypt Informatics University?
C- The establishment of the Egypt Informatics University reflects the vision of the political leadership and the state’s efforts to create a new generation of informatics experts with a high level of knowledge and skills to achieve a qualitative leap in Egypt’s position in the international information arena, and to provide specialized education at the highest level in the fields of communication sciences and information technology in accordance with the latest developments Academic methods and through partnerships with major international universities with the aim of graduating distinguished young cadres capable of keeping pace with the global technological development witnessed by the world and to be the driving force for technological innovation and for building a digital Egypt, which includes a large number of projects aimed at using modern technologies to achieve progress and development in the Egyptian society.