Al-Azhar University
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El Hussein Square, Old Cairo

An extensive program, which requires a commitment of a number of years. However this depends on your level of Arabic and the program you wish to study. Entrance is based on a placement test, placing students in either high school or primary school. After the High school classes one joins the university and specializes in one of the Islamic sciences.

A number of bursaries are available for overseas students; please contact your local Egyptian Consulate for advice on how to apply.