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The German University in Cairo – GUC – is the first integrated German University outside Germany and Europe that offers 3 Bologna Cycles, namely B.Sc., M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in 71 study programs. It was founded in 2002 under the Presidential Decree 27/2002 in cooperation with the State Universities of Ulm and Stuttgart, under the patronage of the Egyptian Ministry of Higher Education, the Ministry of Science, Research and Arts of the State of Baden-Württemberg, and supported by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), the German Embassy in Cairo, the Arab/German Chamber of Industry and Commerce (AHK), the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, the State University of Tübingen, the State University of Mannheim and the Academy of Fine Arts Leipzig.


Projects

Coding Pirates

Coding Pirates

Education

Learn to code without a computer

Flat World

Flat World

Education

Maps that reveal hidden realities

The Loss of Words

The Loss of Words

Education

Website for documenting and teaching dying languages

MusiPants

MusiPants

Music

Pants with built in drum pads

Dyslexia Learning Difficulty

Dyslexia Learning Difficulty

Education

Learn to read Arabic using all five senses

HILO

HILO

Health and Well-being

A gaming approach to managing diabetes

“CMD+EH – HOW PLASTIC ARE YOU?”

“CMD+EH – HOW PLASTIC ARE YOU?”

Education

Cmd+EH is a creative movement to put graphic design at the service of social and environamental challenges.

Camp-cycle

Camp-cycle

Education

Camp-cycle is a camp experience for the 7-14 age group, encouraging participants to engage in up-cycling activities related to the pollution of the Nile River.

Arabic Eco-font For the Government

Arabic Eco-font For the Government

Plastic waste reduction

A new font that maintains readability whilst saving ink and reducing plastic waste

Education of Children at Mansheyet Nasser – Egypt

Education of Children at Mansheyet Nasser – Egypt

Poverty and Hunger

A game created to help children with limited access to education to learn the basics of Arabic language.

APC – Alzheimer’s Personal Companion Application

APC – Alzheimer’s Personal Companion Application

Health and Well-being

The Alzheimer’s Personal Companion is a personal monitoring system for caregivers looking after at-home Alzheimer’s patients.

Self-Management School Kit for Children with Type I Diabetes in Egypt

Self-Management School Kit for Children with Type I Diabetes in Egypt

Health and Well-being

Egypt is among the world's top 10 countries with the highest number of diabetes.

Nawwar (Lighting For Rural Communities)

Nawwar (Lighting For Rural Communities)

Poverty and Hunger

32% of Egyptians live within rural areas with limited acces to public lighting and electricity.

Perfect Mistake

Perfect Mistake

Health and Well-being

Perfect Mistakes is an interactive book designed to strengthen self-confidence during times of stress and life challenges.

greenWave

greenWave

Recycling

Greenwave is a recycling initiative created to provoke action and raise awareness about the importance of recycling plastic in Egypt.

Flight Bud

Flight Bud

Health and Well-being

Flight Bud is a new method for easier navigation inside airports in the context of pandemics.

Flight Bud

Flight Bud

Health and Well-being

Flight Bud is a new method for easier navigation inside airports in the context of pandemics.