The German International University offers German Bachelor, Master and PhD degrees and applies rules and regulations of university Admission in Germany (“Hochschulzugangsberechtigung”)
Students are requested to present a high school certificate from a secondary school that is accepted as “allgemeine Hochschulreife (Abitur)” “fachgebundene Hochschulreife (fachgebundenes Abitur)” or an Equivalent certificate.
For equivalent high school certificates please check the German ANABIN Portal (Database for the recognition and evaluation of foreign educational certificates in Germany) https://www.anerkennung-in-deutschland.de/html/de/).
In case of not fulfilling Admission requirements as requested in Germany (“Hochschulzugangsberechtigung”), students will follow the Admission requirements to study Foundation semester(s)/courses offered in coordination with the German University in Cairo – GUC
  1. Academic Credentials

Obtaining at least the minimum percentages set by GIU admission office for the requested program in the same year of admission
  1. Qualifying Subjects:

Engineering

  • Scientific section – Math branch

Informatics & Computer Science

  • Scientific section – Math branch

Business Administration

  • Scientific section – Biology branch
  • Scientific section – Math branch
  • Arts section

Design

  • Scientific section – Biology branch
  • Scientific section – Math branch
  • Arts section

Pharmaceutical Engineering & Technology

  • Scientific section – Biology branch
  • Scientific section – Math branch

Biotechnology

  • Scientific section – Biology branch
  • Scientific section – Math branch

Architectural Engineering

  • Scientific section – Math branch
  1. Academic Credentials

Having passed at least 8 subjects
Minimum accepted grade for O levels is “C”
Minimum accepted grade for ASL and AL is “D”
Obtaining at least the minimum percentages set by GIU admission office for the requested program in the same year of admission;
Scores obtained in specific subjects related to the desired program of study in GIU will be taken into consideration as an asset
  1. Qualifying Subjects:

Engineering

  • English
  • Math
  • Advanced Math (ASL or AL)
  • Physics
  • Chemistry

Informatics & Computer Science

  • English
  • Math
  • Advanced Math (ASL or AL)
  • Physics
  • Chemistry

Business Administration

  • English
  • Other subjects to be checked as per presented certificate

Design

  • English
  • Other subjects to be checked as per presented certificate

Pharmaceutical Engineering & Technology

  • English
  • Math
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology

Biotechnology

  • English
  • Math
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology

Architectural Engineering

  • English
  • Math
  • Advanced Math (ASL or AL)
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  1. Academic Credentials

Having passed at least 8 subjects including the qualifying subjects
Achieving a minimum score of 800 in SAT I (as passing grade)
For students obtaining SAT II, a minimum score of 900 must be achieved
Obtaining at least the minimum percentages set by GIU admission office for the requested program in the same year of admission;
Scores obtained in specific subjects related to the desired program of study in GIU and/or taken in advanced placement level will be taken into consideration as an asset
  1. Qualifying Subjects:

Engineering

  • English
  • Math
  • Advanced Math  ( or SAT II )
  • Physics
  • Chemistry

Informatics & Computer Science

  • English
  • Math
  • Advanced Math  ( or SAT II )
  • Physics
  • Chemistry

Business Administration

  • English
  • Other subjects to be checked as per presented certificate

Design

  • English
  • Other subjects to be checked as per presented certificate

Pharmaceutical Engineering & Technology

  • English
  • Math
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology

Biotechnology

  • English
  • Math
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology

Architectural Engineering

  • English
  • Math
  • Advanced Math  ( or SAT II )
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  1. Academic Credentials

Having acquired the qualifying subjects in Grade 11 and 12
Obtaining at least the minimum percentages set by GIU admission office for the requested program in the same year of admission;
Scores obtained in specific subjects related to the desired program of study in GIU will be taken into consideration as an asset
  1. Qualifying Subjects:

Engineering

  • English
  • Math
  • Physics
  • Chemistry

Informatics & Computer Science

  • English
  • Math
  • Physics
  • Chemistry

Business Administration

  • English
  • Other subjects to be checked as per presented certificate

Design

  • English
  • Other subjects to be checked as per presented certificate

Pharmaceutical Engineering & Technology

  • English
  • Math
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology

Biotechnology

  • English
  • Math
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology

Architectural Engineering

  • English
  • Math
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  1. Academic Credentials

Obtaining at least the minimum percentages set by GIU admission office for the same year of admission.
Students are allowed to apply only for Business Administration and Design specializations.
  1. Qualifying Subjects

Business Administration

  • Fulfilling all certificates’ requirements and obtaining the final certificate.

Design

  • Fulfilling all certificates’ requirements and obtaining the final certificate.
  1. Academic Credentials

Passing 6 subjects with a minimum of 3 taken in the High Level (including the qualifying subjects).
A total score of minimum of 24/45 is required.
Passing the English Language is a must for acceptance.
Theory of knowledge, Extended Essay & Creativity are required.
Students must obtain the final graduation IB Diploma to be considered for admission.
  1. Qualifying subjects:

Engineering

  • English Language and/or Literature
  • Math (HL)
  • Physics (HL)

Informatics & Computer Science

  • English Language and/or Literature
  • Math (HL)
  • Physics (HL)

Business Administration

  • English
  • Other subjects to be checked as per presented certificate

Design

  • English
  • Other subjects to be checked as per presented certificate

Pharmaceutical Engineering & Technology

  • English
  • Math

2 Scientific Subjects from: 

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology

Biotechnology

  • English
  • Math

2 Scientific Subjects from: 

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology

Architectural Engineering

  • English Language and/or Literature
  • Math (HL)
  • Physics (HL)
  1. Academic Credentials

Having successfully completed 8 different subjects (+ Adv. Math for Engineering and Informatics & Computer Science specializations)
Subjects less than one credit are not accepted.
Subjects calculated should include the qualifying subjects for the chosen specialization at GIU.
Subjects as PE, music, yearbook, religion… are not counted.
  1. Qualifying subjects

Engineering

  • English Language and/ or Literature
  • Math     
  • Advanced Math
  • Physics
  • Chemistry 

Informatics & Computer Science

  • English Language and/ or Literature
  • Math     
  • Advanced Math
  • Physics
  • Chemistry 

Business Administration

  • English
  • Other subjects to be checked as per presented certificate

Design

  • English
  • Other subjects to be checked as per presented certificate

Pharmaceutical Engineering & Technology

  • English
  • Math
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology

Biotechnology

  • English
  • Math
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology

Architectural Engineering

  • English Language and/ or Literature
  • Math     
  • Advanced Math
  • Physics
  • Chemistry 
  1. Academic Credentials

The number of subjects to be calculated is 7 courses.
A total score of minimum 10/20 is required as a passing grade.
  1. Qualifying subjects

Engineering

  • Section “SCIENCES DE LA VIE ET DE LA TERRE”

Informatics & Computer Science

  • Section “SCIENCES DE LA VIE ET DE LA TERRE”

Business Administration

  • Section “SCIENCES DE LA VIE ET DE LA TERRE”
  • Section “ECONOMIQUE ET SOCIALE”
  • Section “LITTERAIRE”

Design

  • Section “SCIENCES DE LA VIE ET DE LA TERRE”
  • Section “ECONOMIQUE ET SOCIALE”
  • Section “LITTERAIRE”

Pharmaceutical Engineering & Technology

  • Section “SCIENCES DE LA VIE ET DE LA TERRE”

Biotechnology

  • Section “SCIENCES DE LA VIE ET DE LA TERRE”

Architectural Engineering

  • Section “SCIENCES DE LA VIE ET DE LA TERRE”
  1. . Academic Credentials

A scientific-oriented Thanaweyya Amma is required for studying in Engineering and Informatics & Computer Science specializations
A non-scientific-oriented Thanaweyya Amma graduate is eligible to study in Business Administration and Design specializations
All Islamic subjects are not calculated during the evaluation of the final percentage.
  1. Qualifying subjects

  • A scientific-oriented Thanaweyya Amma is required for studying in the Engineering, Architectural Engineering, Informatics & Computer Science, Pharmaceutical Engineering and Biotechnology specializations
  • A non-scientific-oriented Thanaweyya Amma graduate is eligible to study in Business Administration and Design specializations
Other certificates will be examined and evaluated by the GIU Admission office according to each certificate qualifications.