The university currently has eight programs ranging in fields of international business and engineering.
President of the Egypt-Japan University of Science and Technology (E-JUST) Ahmed El-Gohary has revealed that the the university’s permanent HQ is set to be inaugurated in September, at the start of the 2019/2020 academic. El-Gohary also stated that the university has received a $27 million grant for the purchase of equipment and labs, as well as EGP 41.5 million in grants from local and international research organisations, lured by the university’s research projects.
E-JUST will be based in New Borg Al Arab City, Alexandria, with the campus stretching across 200 acres. The university has been developed at a cost of EGP 4 billion, funded by the Egyptian and Japanese governments, and 500 students have been accepted for the coming academic year.
E-JUST currently offers eight programs, ranging between international business and engineering, with a particular focus on computer engineering, energy, environment, chemical and petrochemical engineering, as well design engineering. Al-Gohary added that there are an additional eleven programs in development.
E-JUST’s admission test draws from the Japanese system, which examines students’ abilities in mathematics, chemistry, physics and critical thinking. The university already has 60 scholarship programs in effect, which are funded by several civil society organisations, according to Al-Gohary.