Higher Education in Egypt
The Ministry of Higher Education oversees all higher education, including planning, policies and quality control. The Supreme Council of Universities focuses on overall education and scientific research. In the past decade, Egypt has participated in programs designed to update the curriculum and raise the overall quality of education in various academic disciplines, including health care, engineering, chemistry, information technologies, and tourism and leisure, just to name a few. Overall spending on all levels of education in Egypt has increased significantly in the past several years.