Nile University (NU) is a world-class research institution of learning committed to excellence in education, research, entrepreneurship and innovation. NU is an Ahleya, non-governmental and non-profit university and the first of its kind in Egypt. The university offers both undergraduate and graduate programs for various fields. It was officially inaugurated in January 2007 with the aim of creating a tech-based knowledge generation platform to help streamline Egyptian youth with the global innovation and science community. Its business and technology-based programs and research centers are designed to address critical areas of vital importance to the economic growth and prosperity the people of Egypt and the region and to engage in cutting-edge applied research.
The development of Nile University (NU) started when a group of community leaders foresaw the need to establish a leading-edge non-profit university dedicated to the advancement of higher education, applied research, innovation and entrepreneurship in selected sectors of strategic importance to the economy.
With the immense support of tycoons and many influential icons, together with those who have the passion to be part of the advancement of technology and give a hand to pioneers, NU is able to be where it is today, a world-class university that has its name held high in the top pillars.