Egyptian Russian University

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Egyptian Russian University
الجامعة المصرية الروسية
Египетско-российский университет
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Established 2006
Type Private
President Prof. Dr. Sherif Helmy
Academic staff 100
Undergraduates 3000
Location Badr City, Cairo Governorate, Egypt
Campus Urban, 32.30 acres (13.07 ha)
ERU signature

Egyptian Russian University (ERU) is located in Badr City, Cairo Governorate, Egypt. It was established in 2006.


An agreement on the establishment of ERU was reached during the visit of the Russian President Vladimir Putin, at then, in Cairo. In May 23–25, 2005, in pursuance of the agreements reached at the April summit in Cairo, Egypt visited the Minister of Education and Science of Russia Andrei Fursenko. In August 15, 2006 in Moscow, a Protocol has been signed between the Ministry of Education and Science of Russia and the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research of Egypt's cooperation in the field of education. Particular attention in the framework of cooperation in this field is the project of Egyptian-Russian University (ERU), the agreement of the creation of which is fixed in the Joint Statement of the Prime Minister of Russia and Egypt on the results of Putin's visit to Cairo.[1] In July 15, 2006 the President of Egypt signed a decree establishing the ERU and in the same year, he performed the first set of students. In July 15, 2006 Hosni Mubarak, Egypt's President signed a decree on the establishment of the Egyptian-Russian University. The implementation of this project took place with the active participation and support of the Ministry of Education of Russia and the Russian Embassy in Egypt.[2]


Faculty of Engineering

Faculty of Pharmacy

Faculty of Dentistry (to be opened)


The Egyptian Russian University is located on a 32.30-acre (13.07 ha) campus in Badr City.

View of the Egyptian Russian University

Partnership with Russian institutions[edit]

In the development of teaching methods for the Egyptian-Russian University (ERU), as well as in the direction of the university students and teachers to practice and attracting the most qualified teachers in the learning process of Russia took part in such major Russian universities as the Moscow Power Engineering Institute (Technical University), Izhevsk State Technical University (ISTU), Russian State University for the Humanities (RSUH) and the Peoples' Friendship University. Helmi in an interview spoke about the meaning of all these universities in the development of ERU, and primarily on the preparation of specialist engineers in the relevant department of the university. "Thanks to an agreement with the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation and Russian universities, students ERU can go to practice in Russia, which gives confidence in the level of graduates according to Russian and international standards," he said.[3]

Moscow Power Engineering Institute

Izhevsk State Technical University

Peoples' Friendship University of Russia

Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences

Tomsk Polytechnic University

Russian State University for the Humanities

Magnitogorsk State Technical University


Coordinates: 30°08′32″N 31°43′07″E / 30.14222°N 31.71861°E / 30.14222; 31.71861