Egypt-Japan University of Science and Technology (E-JUST)
الجامعة المصرية اليابانية للعلوم والتكنولوجيا
Egypt-Japan University of Science and Technology (E-JUST) is a research university with the ambition to cultivate an academic environment and become a benchmark for the Egyptian and African countries in education. It was first established as a bilateral agreement project between the Egyptian and Japanese governments in May 2009 and later in 2010 it was ready to accept its first batch of students and make the dream a reality.
Both governments have a strong relation where they both divide the cooperation cohesively to ensure positive results. The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) fully supports EJUST by sending their administrative and academic experts for assisting and guiding in the technical and management system of the university, as well as sending academic experts from the Japanese Supporting University Consortium (JSUC) to support in teaching, conduct join research and co-supervising the graduate students. In addition to providing high level technology of machines, equipment and tools for research purposes. As for the Egyptian government, it fully runs the university financially and is administered by Egyptian members for both the academic and administrative staff.
All decisions that govern the university are done through its Board of Trustees (BOT) members whom are composed of 15 prominent figures from Egypt and Japan. They represent stakeholders from the government, academic and industrial field from both countries.
- National university based on partnership between Egypt and Japan.
- A first class, leading university to serve Egypt, Middle East and Africa.
- Role model for Egypt’s 21st century universities and Higher Education reform in Egypt.
- Research oriented university.
- Japanese style approach (Lab Based Education, Practical and Problem-Solving Oriented).
- Unique academic programs (Close interaction with the Industry, multidisciplinary, Information and Communications Technology (ICT) utilization …etc)
EJUST currently accepts students whom wish to continue their studies for Master (M.Sc.) or Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in 3 different schools specialized in 8 different departments in the field of Engineering, they are:
- Electronics, Communications and Computer Engineering [ECE School]
> Electronics and Communications Engineering (ECE)
> Computer Science and Engineering (CSE)
- Innovative Design Engineering [IDE School]
> Industrial Engineering and Management Systems (IEM)
> Materials Science and Engineering (MSE)
> Mechatronics and Robotics Engineering (MTR)
- Energy, Environment and process Engineering (EEC School)
> Energy Resources Engineering (ERE)
> Chemicals and Petrochemicals Engineering (CPE)
> Environmental Engineering (ENV)
Japanese Supporting University Consortium:
EJUST Study in Japan Programs:
EJUST, with the cooperation of Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) in Egypt and Japanese Supporting University Consortium (JSUC), prepared a program for Ph.D. students to have an opportunity to study and conduct their research in Japanese with its partner universities for period of 6-9 months.
EJUST Statistic as of January 2014:
|Number of M.Sc. Students||34 students|
|Number of Ph.D Students||112 students|
|Full Time Faculty Member||27 faculty staff|
|Student / Full Time Faculty Member Ratio||5.3 student / staff|
|Japanese Adjunct Professor||12 staff|
|Ratio of Female Students||16.3 %|
|Career for the students graduates (until spring 2014)|
|Number of graduated students||51 students|
|Proceed Ph.D course in E-JUST||26 students|
|Proceed Ph.D course in E-JUST||16 students|
|Proceed in E-JUST as a research Fellow||2 students|
|Searching for Scholarship||2 students|
|Proceed Ph.D in overseas university||5 students|
|Research and Education|
|Number of student research travel to Japan||56 students|
|Total publications in international conference||385 publications|
|Total publications with impacted||70 publications|
|Total publication without impact factor||61 publication|
|Publishing Ratio per Faculty||1.66 (2010)