Requirements and Credentials

Al-Thanaweyya Al-Amma

The Egyptian Secondary School Certificate Al- Thanaweyya Al-Amma

Academic Credentials
Obtaining at least the minimum percentages set by GUC admission office for the same year of admission.
Qualifying Subjects
Engineering
  • Scientific section – Math branch
Biological
  • Scientific section – Biology branch
General Management, TBM or Business Informatics
  • Scientific section – Biology branch
  • Scientific section – Math branch
  • Arts section
Design Study Programs
  • Scientific section – Biology branch
  • Scientific section – Math branch
  • Arts section
Program of Law and Legal Studies
  • Scientific section - Biology branch
  • Scientific section - Math branch
  • Arts section
Required Documents
  • Original Thanaweyya Amma Certificate or certified original “مستخرج رسمي”
  • Original Birth Certificate
  • 6 passport size recent photos (not older than one year).
  • Military Service Form (Namouzag 2 Gond), for Egyptian male students only
  • All documents will be examined by the Egyptian Ministry of Higher Education\Council for Private Universities, prior the final registration at the GUC.
  • Letter of withdrawal from other University (in case student is registered in another University)
Abitur

The German Secondary School Certificate - Abitur (Zeugnis der Allgemeine Hochschulreife)

Academic Credentials
  • Having acquired the qualifying subjects in Grade 11 and 12 according to the relevant study group at GUC.
  • The total number of subjects to be calculated is 7 ( including the qualifying subject ).
Qualifying Subjects
Engineering
  • English Language
  • Math
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • To be completed with other subjects
Biological
  • English Language
  • Biology
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematical subject/ Economics
  • To be completed with other subjects
General Management, TBM or Business Informatics
  • English Language.
  • Other optional subjects should include 5 of the following: Geography/ Global studies/ Social Studies/ History/ Economics/ Business Studies/ Mathematical subject/ Principles of Statistics/ Accounting/ Consumer Math/ Commercial Studies/ Physics/ Chemistry/ Biology/ Human Biology/ German/ French/ Computer Science.
  • Arts section

Technology-based management: Requires the subjects of Chemistry, Biology in some specializations. (please refer to admission office for more details)

Business Informatics: Requires strong background in Mathematics. (please refer to the admission office for more details)

Design Study Programs
  • English Language.
  • Other optional subjects should include 5 of the following: Geography/ Global Studies/ Social Studies/ History/ Economics/ Mathematical subject/ Principles of Statistics/ Accounting/ French/ any foreign European Language / Philosophy or Logic / Biology / Physics / Chemistry / Sociology / Art / Computer Science or IT.
  • To be completed with other subjects
Program of Law and Legal Studies
  • English Language.
  • Other optional subjects should include 5 of the following: - Geography/ Global Studies/ Social Studies/ History/ Economics / philosophy or logic /Principles of Statistics/ Accounting/Physics/Chemistry/ Biology/French/ Philosophy or Logic / Sociology /Psychology/ Mathematical subject/Business
  • To be completed with other supplementary subjects: Art & Design/Computer Science or IT
 
Required Documents
  • Abitur-Certificate stamped by the school, the German Embassy and certified by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs + stamp of الإدارة العامة للإمتحانات, Cairo. Certified copies “beglaubigte Kopie” will not be considered as original certificates.
  • Abitur Zeugnis in any other language than English or Arabic should be translated into English or Arabic and stamped with the required stamps as mentioned above. (Both the original and the translation must be stamped).
  • Edadeyya Certificate (National system) or proof of 12 years of schooling (International system) stamped by school and certified by the Educational Zone the school belongs to.
  • If the proof of 12 years of schooling is obtained from outside Egypt required stamps are: the school stamp, the stamp of the Educational Zone and the Egyptian Embassy and Ministry of Foreign Affairs in that foreign country.
  • Arab Nationals obtaining their High School certificate from Egypt have to submit original documents of Arabic Language, Religion and Civics exams - Thanaweya Amma (University graduation requirement)
  • Arab Nationals obtaining foreign High School certificate from outside Egypt must submit accepted, certified original certificate of Arabic Language and religion before graduation or take the Arabic / religion supplementary exam(s) before graduation. Arabic & religion exam certificate from outside Egypt are examined by Supreme council of higher education for final approval
  • Original Birth Certificate.
  • 6 passport size Photos.
  • Military Service Form (Namouzag 2 Gond), for Egyptian male students only.
IGCSE, GCSE

The British Secondary School Certificates (IGCSE, GCSE)

Academic Credentials

Please note that obtaining minimum requirements does not guarantee acceptance

    • Having passed at least 8 (OL)
      • For Engineering Group, 8 (OL) + Math (AL/ASL)
    • Minimum (OL) Grade is "C"
    • Minimum(AL or ASL) Grade is "D"
    • (AL) or (ASL) Math is required to join the Engineering Group.
    • Maximum number of (AL or ASL) subjects to be calculated is: 2(ALs) or 4(ASLs) or 1(AL+2ASL) subjects.
    • Accepted scores must be taken during not more than 4 successive years.
    • IGCSE (OL) subjects obtained from Arab Countries should be of the (extended), not of the (core) system.
Qualifying Subjects
Engineering
  •  English Language.
  •  Math. ( O.L ).
  •  Math. (AL/ASL).
  •  Physics (O.L).
  •  Chemistry (O.L).
  •  To be completed with other subjects
Biological
  •  English Language and/or Literature 
  •  Biology (O.L) 
  •  Chemistry (O.L) 
  •  Physics (O.L) 
  •  Math. (O.L)

For GCSE: Science DBL award is accepted

General Management, TBM or Business Informatics
  • English Language and/or Literature
  • Other optional subjects must include any subjects 5 of the following: Geography/ Global Studies/ Social Studies/ History/ Economics/ Business Studies/ Principles of Statistics/ Accounting/ Math/ Physics/ Chemistry/ Biology /German or French (one foreign European language only)/Computer Science / Information & Communication Technology.
  • To be completed with other supplementary subjects: Art & Design, Psychology, Philosophy, Travel and Tourism, Sociology, Environmental Management or Arabic as a first language

 

Technology-based management:

Requires the subjects of Chemistry, Biology in some specializations.

 

Business Informatics: A strong background in Mathematics is highly recommended.

Design Study Programs
  • English Language and/or Literature
  • Other optional subjects must include 5 of the following: - Geography/ Global Studies/ Social Studies/ History/ Economics/ Mathematics / Principles of Statistics/ Accounting/ French or German (one Foreign European Language only) / Philosophy or Logic / Biology / Physics / Chemistry / Sociology / Art / Computer Science / Information & Communication Technology.
  • To be completed with other supplementary subjects: example: Psychology, Business, Travel and Tourism or Arabic as a first language.
Program of Law and Legal Studies
  • English Language and/or Literature
  • Other optional subjects should include 5 of the following: - Geography/ Global Studies/ Social Studies/ History/ Economics/ Business Studies/ Mathematics / Principles of Statistics/ Accounting/Physics/Chemistry/ Biology/French/ Philosophy or Logic / Sociology /Psychology
  • To be completed with other supplementary subjects: Art & Design/ Computer Science / Information & Communication Technology / Travel and Tourism/ Arabic as a first language / Environmental Management / Environmental Science.
Required Documents
  • IGCSE-Slips stamped by the British Council as True Documents only (no other stamp can replace the British Council stamp) and certified by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs + stamp of الإدارة العامة للإمتحانات التابعة لوزارة التربية و التعليم
  • IGSCE-Slips stamped by the British Council as copies of true documents will not be treated as originals and cannot be accepted.
  • If IGCSE Slips are obtained from outside Egypt, required stamp of British Council, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Egyptian Embassy in country of certificate(s)
  • Edadeyya Certificate (National system) or Proof of 12 years of schooling (International system) stamped by School and certified by the Educational Zone the school belongs to.
  • If proof of 12 years of schooling is obtained from outside Egypt required stamps are: the School stamp, the stamp of the Educational Zone, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Egyptian Embassy in that foreign country.
  • Original Birth certificate
  • 6 personal photos
  • Original document of Arabic Language, Religion and civics exams Thanaweya Amma (for Arab Nationals)
  • Namouzag 2 Gond (required from Egyptian male students only)

All documents will be examined by Supreme council of higher education for final approval

American Diploma

The American High School Diploma

Academic Credentials
  • Having successfully completed (8) different subjects.
  • Subjects less than one credit are not accepted.
  • Subjects calculated should include the qualifying subjects relevant to the study group of choice at GUC. (Please refer to the qualifying subjects table for more details)
  • Subjects can be calculated from Grade 12, 11 or 10. Minimum number of subjects to be calculated from G12 is 4, maximum number of subjects from G11 is 4, and to be completed accordingly from G10 if needed and maximum number of subjects to be calculated from G10 is 2.
  • Subjects as PE, music, yearbook, religion… are not counted.
  • New SAT I minimum Score is 800/1600 ONLY as a passing grade
  • SAT II is highly recommended & gives extra bonus for student’s overall evaluation & tuition category (minimum accepted score is 900/1600).
  • SAT II will be mandatory only in case student wishes to join the Engineering Group and didn’t take Advanced Math in school Transcript in grades 10, 11 or 12
  • Subjects to be accepted in SAT II:

          For the Engineering group: Math is a necessity + another scientific subject

For the Biological sciences group: SAT II is highly recommended & gives extra bonus for student’s overall evaluation & tuition category

Languages as French and subjects like history are not accepted in SATII

 

Please note that obtaining minimum requirements does not guarantee acceptance

Qualifying Subjects
Engineering
  • English Language or/and Literature
  • Math     
  • Advanced Math (or Math of SAT II)
  • Physics
  • Chemistry

Note: Pre-calculus and Calculus are not qualifying for Engineering group

Pharmacy & Biotechnology
  • English Language or/and Literature
  • Biology  
  • Chemistry
  • Physics

Mathematical subject

General Management, TBM or Business Informatics
  • English Language or/and Literature
  • Other optional subjects must include any subjects 5 of the following: - Geography/ Global Studies/ Social  Studies/ History/ Economics/ Business Studies/ Mathematical Subject/ Principles of Statistics/ Accounting/ Physics/ Chemistry/ Biology/ German or French (one European language) /Computer Science
  • To be completed with other supplementary subjects: Art & Design, Psychology or Philosophy, Sociology, Environmental Science, political science, journalism, Management…

 

Technology-based management:

Requires the subjects of Chemistry, Biology in some specializations

 

Business Informatics: A strong background in Mathematics is highly recommended.

Design Study Programs-Faculty of Applied Sciences and Arts-
  •  English Language or/and Literature
  •  Other optional subjects must include 5 subjects of the following:   - Geography/ Global Studies/ Social Studies/ History/ Economics/ Mathematical subject/ Principles of Statistics/ Accounting/ French/ any Foreign European Language / Philosophy or Logic / Biology / Physics / Chemistry / Sociology / Art / Computer Science or IT.
  • To be completed with other supplementary subjects: example: Psychology, environmental science, political science, business, journalism… 
Program of Law and Legal Studies
  •  English Language or/and Literature
  • Other optional subjects should include 5 of the following:- Geography/ Global Studies/ Social Studies/ History/ Economics/ Business Studies/ Mathematical Subject/ Principles of Statistics/ Accounting/Physics/Chemistry/ Biology/French/ Philosophy or Logic / Sociology /Psychology Computer Science or Information Technology
  •  To be completed with other supplementary subjects: Art & Design/ political Sciences/ Environmental Science.
Required Documents
  • Original Final High School Transcript stamped by the school and the U.S. Accreditation Institution + stamp of الإدارة العامة للإمتحانات التابعة لوزارة التربية و التعليم
  • Final High School Diploma obtained from Egypt must be stamped by the school and the U.S. Accreditation Institution + stamp of الإدارة العامة للإمتحانات التابعة لوزارة التربية و التعليم
  • Certificates obtained from Egypt must be presented with جواب إفادة from school
  • Original SAT Score(s) stamped by the AMID-EAST and Ministry of Foreign Affairs
    • For certificates obtained from schools outside Egypt - stamp of school and Ministry of Education, stamp of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of country of the certificate and stamp of Egyptian Embassy in country of certificate are required.
    • For certificates obtained from schools outside Egypt – Accreditation Letter from AMID-EAST (stamped by AMID-EAST and Ministry of Foreign Affairs) is required
  • Edadeyya Certificate (National system) or Proof of 12 years (International system) of schooling stamped by School and certified by the Educational Zone the school belongs to.
    • If proof of 12 years of schooling is obtained from outside Egypt required stamps are: the School stamp, the stamp of the Educational Zone and the Egyptian Embassy in that foreign country.
  • Original Birth certificate
  • 6 personal photos
  • Original document of Arabic Language, Religion and Civics exams – Thanaweyya Amma level. (for Arab Nationals)
  • Namouzag 2 Gond (required from Egyptian male students only)
  • Student must provide the Admission Department with user name and password for their account for the College Board of SAT exam(s)

All documents will be examined by Supreme council of higher education for final approval

Thanaweyya Form Arab Countries

Thanaweyya Amma from Arab countries

Academic Credentials
  • A scientific-oriented Thanaweyya Amma is required for studying in the Biological Sciences and in the Engineering Group.
  • A non-scientific-oriented Thanaweyya Amma graduate is eligible to study in the Management or Applied Sciences and Arts Group.
  • All Islamic subjects are not calculated during the evaluation of the final percentage.
  • Students obtaining their Thanaweyya Amma from Yemen must submit proof of 12 years of schooling.
Qualifying Subjects
  • A scientific-oriented Thanaweyya Amma is required for studying in the Biological Sciences in the Engineering Group.
  • A non-scientific-oriented Thanaweyya Amma graduate is eligible to study in the Management or Applied Sciences and Arts Group or Program of Law and Legal Studies.
Required Documents
  • Original Thanaweyya Amma Certificate stamped by the Egyptian Embassy of the certificate’s country of origin. (No certified copies will be accepted).
  • Students applying with a Saudi Arabian Thanaweyya Amma must submit the original stamped certificates of Grade 11 and Grade 12.
  • Saudi Arabian Thanaweyya Amma must be presented with شهادة قدرات
  • Original Birth Certificate
  • 6 passport size recent photos (not older than one year).
  • .
  • Military Service Form (Namouzag 2 Gond), for Egyptian male students only
  • Students obtaining their Thanaweyya Amma from Yemen must submit proof of 12 years of schooling stamped by the school and certified by the Educational Zone the school belongs to.
  • All documents will be examined by the Egyptian Ministry of Higher Education\Council for Private Universities, prior the final registration at the GUC.
  • Letter of withdrawal from other University (in case student is registered in another University)
International Baccalaureate

International Baccalaureate

Academic Credentials
  • Passing 6 subjects with a minimum of 3 taken in the High Level (including the qualifying subjects).
  • A total score of minimum of 24/45 is required.
  • Passing the English Language is a must for acceptance.
  • Theory of knowledge, Extended Essay & Creativity are required.
  • Students must obtain the final graduation IB Diploma to be considered for admission.
Qualifying Subjects
Engineering
  • English Language and/or Literature
  • Math (HL)
  • Physics (HL)   
Pharmacy & Biotechnology
  • English Language or/and Literature
  • Biology (HL)
  • Chemistry (HL)
  • Mathematical subject
General Management, TBM or Business Informatics
  • English Language and/or Literature
  • Other subjects must include 5 of the following:- Arabic /Geography/ History/ Economics/ Business Management/ Math / Physics/ Chemistry/ Biology/ German/ French/Computer Science…

Technology-based management:
Requires the subjects of Chemistry, Biology in some specializations.

Business Informatics: A strong background in Mathematics is highly recommended.

Design Study Programs
  •  English Language and/or Literature
  •  Other optional subjects must include 5 subjects of the following:- Arabic /Geography/ History/ Economics/ Business Management/ Math / Physics/ Chemistry/ Biology/ German/ French/Computer Science/ visual Art…
Program of Law and Legal Studies
  •  English Language and/or Literature
  •  Other optional subjects should include 5 of the following:- Geography/ History/ Economics/ Business Management/ Math/ Physics/Chemistry/ Biology/French/ Philosophy/Psychology.
Required Documents
  • Final IB Transcript (should be in English) endorsed by the authorities concerned in Switzerland – Genève, the Egyptian Embassy in Switzerland + stamp of الإدارة العامة للإمتحانات
  • Final IB Graduation Diploma ( should be in English) endorsed by the authorities concerned in Switzerland – Genève, the Egyptian Embassy in Switzerland + stamp of الإدارة العامة للإمتحانات
    • For certificates obtained from outside Egypt, required stamp of authorities concerned in Switzerland – Genève, the Egyptian Embassy in Switzerland
  • Edadeyya Certificate (National system) or proof of 12 years of schooling (International system) stamped by the school and certified by the Educational Zone the school belongs to.
  • If the proof of 12 years of schooling is obtained from outside Egypt, required stamps are: the school stamp, the stamp of the Educational Zone and the Egyptian Embassy in that foreign country and Ministry of Foreign Affairs in country of school
  • Arab Nationals obtaining their High School certificate from Egypt have to submit Original documents of Arabic Language, Religion and Civics exams - Thanaweya Amma (University graduation requirement
  • Original Birth Certificate.
  • 6 passport size Photos.
  • Military Service Form (Namouzag 2 Gond), for Egyptian male students only.

All documents will be examined by Supreme council of higher education for final approval

Canadian Certificate

Canadian Certificate

Academic Credentials

 

Please note that obtaining minimum requirements does not guarantee acceptance

  • Having successfully completed 8 different subjects (+ Adv. Math for Engineering group)
  • Accepted students should have spent the last 3 years of study in the Canadian System (Grades 10, 11 and 12). Students who studied all their courses in one or two year/s only (grade 11 and /or 12) in the Canadian system will not be considered for admission.
  • Subjects less than one credit are not accepted.
  • Subjects calculated should include the qualifying subjects relevant to the study group of choice at GUC. (Please refer to the qualifying subjects schedule for more details
  • Subjects are calculated from Grade 12 & 11 only. Minimum number of subjects to be calculated from G12 is 5 (+ Adv. Math); maximum number of subjects from G11 is 3.
  • Subjects as PE, music, yearbook, religion… are not counted.
Qualifying Subjects
Engineering
  • English Language and/ or Literature
  • Math     
  • Advanced Math
  • Physics
  • Chemistry 
Pharmacy & Biotechnology
  • English Language and/or Literature
  • Biology/
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Mathematical subject
General Management, TBM or Business Informatics
  • English Language and/or Literature
  • Other optional subjects must include 5 subjects  of the following:   - Geography/ Global Studies/ Social  Studies/ History/ Economics/ Business Studies/ Mathematical Subject or functions or calculus and vectors / Principles of Statistics/ Accounting/ Physics/ Chemistry/ Biology/ German or French/Computer Science /
  • To be completed with other supplementary subjects: Art & Design, Psychology or Philosophy.

 

Technology-based management:

Requires the subjects of Chemistry, Biology in some specializations

Business Informatics: A strong background in Mathematics is highly recommended.

Design Study Programs-Faculty of Applied Sciences and Arts-
  •  English Language and/or Literature
  •  Other optional subjects must include 5 subjects of the following:   - Geography/ Global Studies/ Social Studies/ History/ Economics/ Mathematical subject or functions or calculus and vectors/ Principles of Statistics/ Accounting/ French or any Foreign European Language / Philosophy or Logic / Biology / Physics / Chemistry / Sociology / Art / Computer Science or IT
  •  To be completed with other supplementary subjects: Example: Psychology.
Program of Law and Legal Studies
  • English Language and/or Literature
  • Other optional subjects should include 5 of the following:- Geography/ Global Studies/ Social Studies/ History/ Economics/ Business Studies/ Mathematical Subject functions or calculus and vectors/ Principles of Statistics/ Accounting/Physics/Chemistry/ Biology/French/ Philosophy or Logic / Sociology /Psychology
  • To be completed with other supplementary subjects: Art & Design/Computer Science or IT
Required Documents
  • Final Canadian High School Transcript and Diploma obtained from Egypt must be stamped by The school and certified;

In addition to:

    • Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Canada, Egyptian Embassy in Canada, stamp of الإدارة العامة للإمتحانات

OR

    • Authentication stamp from Notary public, Canadian Embassy in Cairo, Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Cairo, stamp of الإدارة العامة للإمتحانات
  • Final Canadian High School Transcript and Diploma obtained from outside Egypt require same stamps as above except for stamp of الإدارة العامة للإمتحانات
  • Edadeyya Certificate (National system) or proof of 12 years of schooling (International system) stamped by the school and certified by the Educational Zone the school belongs to.
  • If the proof of 12 years of schooling is obtained from outside Egypt, required stamps are: the school stamp, the stamp of the Educational Zone and the Egyptian Embassy and Ministry of Foreign Affairs in that foreign country
  • Arab Nationals obtaining their High School certificate from Egypt have to submit original documents of Arabic Language, Religion and Civics exams - Thanaweyya Amma
  • (University graduation requirement)
  • Military Service Form (Namouzag 2 Gond), for Egyptian male students only.
  • Original Birth Certificate.
  • 6 passport size Photos.

 

                                All documents will be examined by Supreme council of higher education for final

Fachoberschule FOS

Fachoberschule FOS

Academic Credentials
  • Obtaining at least the minimum percentages set by GUC admission office for the same year of admission.
  • Students are allowed to apply only for Management or Applied Sciences and Arts group.
Qualifying Subjects
Fulfilling all certificates’ requirements and obtaining the final certificate.
Required Documents
  • Final FOS Transcript stamped by the school and certified by the German Embassy in Cairo and the Egyptian Ministry of Education.
  • Original Birth Certificate
  • 6 passport size recent photos (not older than one year).
  • Military Service Form (Namouzag 2 Gond), for Egyptian male students only.
  • Arab Nationals will be awarded the graduation degree after passing and submitting the original document of Arabic Language and Religion exams Thanaweyya Amma level.
  • All documents will be examined by the Egyptian Ministry of Higher Education\Council for Private Universities, prior the final registration at the GUC.
  • All documents issued from schools inside Egypt Must be stamped from Educational Zone – Ministry of Education
  • Letter of withdrawal from other University (in case student is registered in another University)
French Baccalaureate

French Baccalaureate

Academic Credentials
  • The number of subjects to be calculated is 7 courses.
  • A total score of minimum 10/20 is required as a passing grade.
  • 5 points will be added to each course in the evaluation as a bonus and final percentage will be calculated according to the student’s score in each course and the corresponding coefficient.
Qualifying Subjects
Engineering
  • Section “SCIENCES DE LA VIE ET DE LA TERRE”
Pharmacy & Biotechnology
  • Section “SCIENCES DE LA VIE ET DE LA TERRE”
General Management, TBM or Business Informatics
  • Section “SCIENCES DE LA VIE ET DE LA TERRE”
  • Section “ECONOMIQUE ET SOCIALE”
  • Section “LITTERAIRE”
Design Study Programs-Faculty of Applied Sciences and Arts-
  • Section “SCIENCES DE LA VIE ET DE LA TERRE”
  • Section “ECONOMIQUE ET SOCIALE”
  • Section “LITTERAIRE”
Program of Law and Legal Studies
  • Section “SCIENCES DE LA VIE ET DE LA TERRE”
  • Section “ECONOMIQUE ET SOCIALE”
  • Section “LITTERAIRE”
Required Documents
  • Final original “Baccalaureate General” stamped by the school and the accreditation Institute (e.g. Academie de Lyon) and certified by the French Embassy in Egypt, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Cairo + stamp of الإدارة العامة للإمتحانات
  • Edadeyya Certificate (National system) or proof of 12 years of schooling (International system) stamped by the school and certified by the Educational Zone the school belongs to.
  • If the proof of 12 years of schooling is obtained from outside Egypt, required stamps are: the school stamp, the stamp of the Educational Zone and the Egyptian Embassy  and Ministry of Foreign Affairs in that foreign country
  • French Brevet is accepted as a complete proof and must be stamped the school and the accreditation Institute (e.g. Academie de Lyon) and certified by the French Embassy in Egypt, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Cairo + stamp of الإدارة العامة للإمتحانات
  • Arab Nationals obtaining their High School certificate from Egypt have to submit original documents of Arabic Language, Religion and Civics exams - Thanaweyya Amma
  • (University graduation requirement)
  • Original Birth Certificate.
  • 6 passport size Photos.
  • Military Service Form (Namouzag 2 Gond), for Egyptian male students only.

 All documents will be examined by Supreme council of higher education for final approval