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Cairo University named in the Global University Rankings For Architecture

Egypt Architecture News - Mar 27, 2017 - 12:08   5248 views

Cairo University named in the Global University Rankings For ArchitectureQuacquarelli Symonds (QS) competent education company annually publishes a special classification with 800 universities around the world, and it is also classified according to subject (specialized).

Earlier this month, it published category for Architecture/Built Environment and The Department of Architecture - University of Cairo enters to the list as 151-200 on the level of The Departments of Architecture all over the world Architecture Department - Cairo University in QS.2017 (by subject)This arrangement is for the Department of Architecture, Faculty of Engineering  Cairo University in this version is the first of Arab and African, it is one of the oldest departments  of existing in the faculty.

Architecture between the basic disciplines of the School of "Engineer khan" were established by Mohamed Ali Pasha in 1816, and even settle into their current place in the early twentieth century (1905) named later as the Royal School of Engineering, which later joined the Egyptian University in 1935 renamed it, and remains since then as The College of Engineering.

The presidency of the department has mostly 19 section head of an Egyptian engineer from the beginning. (Ali Labib Gabr) first Egyptian head of department shall preside section between 1946-1955, down to Professor Dr. Sahar Attia current head of department.

"Architecture should  be as the form of external distinct addition to the inner heart of a successful and functionally. Quite like clockwork increase in value strictly external and internal detail alike, as the skill of the manufacturer appear in the attention to external and internal details that make from the outside appearance and performance combines the "precision and beauty system, so must  simulate  architectural attention to detail,'' says Ali Labib Gabr.

Department of Architecture offers two semesters for undergraduate chapters and one other system of credit hours system and both sections present many graduate programs some of them in partnership with universities and involved members of the Department of Architecture currently numbering 141 faculty members and assistants in participating research and participating research projects with many universities at the local level and the global.

Section library, containing about 6,000 authors in English and foreign languages (English, French, etc.) makes it a destination for many students, also includes asset distinct from foreign specialized periodicals, as well as scientific messages that have been awarded degrees the department over the past five decades.

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