PUA Rules and Regulations

  • University Admission Policy:Rules and Regulations

The University accepts qualified applicants who meet the requirements set by the Supreme Council of Egyptian Universities. All applicants are equal in terms of gender, religion, and nationality.

  • Educational System:

All the courses are taught in English language. Every course has a specific number of credit hours; usually a one hour lecture equals one credit hour, and a two hour laboratory equals one credit hour, unless the College Academic Regulations state otherwise.

The academic year is divided into three semesters: fall, spring and summer. Fall and spring semesters last for 15 weeks each, while the summer semester lasts for 6 weeks. Practical courses are taught only in summer in the first four years.

  • Academic Advising:

The University appoints a faculty member for every student to help the student in the registration procedures and provide him with guidance and counseling in the study programmes.

  • Registration Procedure:

At the beginning of every semester, students register during the announced registration period. Students choose courses in coordination with the academic advisor, who must – before registration – approve on the academic load on the student. The Registration Department announces the registration rules and procedures onregular basis.


Pharos University accepts students holding the Egyptian HSC (ThanaweyaAmma) or any equivalent certificates accredited by the Supreme Council of Egyptian Universities, including the following:

  1. American High School Diploma.
  2. ThanaweyaAmma.
  3. British secondary ( IGCSE/GCSE/GCE ).Rules and Regulations
  4. French Baccalaureate.
  5. German Abitur.
  6. International Baccalaureate.
  7. Other certificates accredited by the Supreme Council of Egyptian Universities.