Egyptian Presidents’ Academic Qualifications: 1953 Till Date


Egypt as a country has always been great. This greatness is known throughout the history and has taught us never to doubt that a small group of thoughtful, concerned citizens can change a nation. These outstanding leaders so far has passed some useful life lessons to us the younger generation. Indeed, we all know the whole story of the men and women who played a very crucial role in bringing Egypt to her greatness, but we really don’t have sufficient information on the actual profile of these great men who fought tirelessly in bringing us to our present place especially their academic qualifications. Here are academic qualifications of all the presidents of Egypt.

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Muhammad Naguib (1901–1984)


His first study was how to become a translator

He later in his life earned a law degree,

He also earned the following degrees:

MA in political science

MA in civil law (He never completed his doctorate because his career in the army, undertaken in defiance of his father’s wishes, by then had begun to take off)

Naguib also studied the Hebrew language in the 1950s.

After the death of his father in 1916, the family moved to Cairo, while Naguib and Ali finished their studies in Sudan.

Gamal Abdel Nasser (1918–1970):


He schooled in a primary school meant for the children of railway employees until 1924.

He went to stay with his uncle in Cairo and attended the Nahhasin elementary school.

He later attended the city’s Attarin elementary school.

He left in 1929 for a private boarding school in Helwan, and also Ras el-Tin secondary school.

He schooled also in al-Nahda al-Masria school.

Nasser attended Royal Military Academy for army officer training

Law school at King Fuad University for one semester and dropped out to join Army

Later, he got admitted into General Staff College

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Anwar Sadat (1918–1981)


He completed grade school education

Joined Royal Military Academy in Cairo in 1938

Sufi Abu Taleb (1925–2008)


Completed high school.

Obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in 1946 from Faculty of Law at Cairo University.

He received also a diploma in Public Law in 1947, and in 1948.

He was awarded a scholarship and sent to France where he acquired a diploma in History of Law and Roman Law in 1949 and a diploma in Private Law in 1950 at  University of Paris.

In 1957 he also acquired his Ph.D.

In 1959, he obtained a diploma in Laws of Mediterranean Sea from Sapienza University of Rome.

Hosni Mubarak(1928- )

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Completed high school

Attended Egyptian Military Academy where he acquired a Bachelor’s degree in Military Sciences in 1949.

In 1949, he joined Air Force Academy, and gained his commission as a pilot officer on 13 March 1950 and also a Bachelor’s degree in aviation sciences.

Received additional training in a Soviet pilot training school in Moscow and further training at Kant Air Base near Bishkek in the Kirghiz Soviet Socialist Republic.

Obtained training on the Ilyushin Il-28 and Tupolev Tu-16 jet bombers.

He attended Frunze Military Academy in 1964.

Mohamed Morsi (1951– )

Mohamed Morsi, president of Egypt

Obtained bachelor’s from Cairo University in 1975

Received master’s degree in engineering from Cairo University in 1978.

Morsi received a PhD in materials science from the University of Southern California in 1982 United States.

In 2013, he was awarded an honorary PhD by the National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), in a ceremony held at the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering NUST in Islamabad, Pakistan, on 18 March 2013.

Adly Mansour (1945– )


He graduated from Cairo University Law School in 1967, earned a postgraduate degree in law in 1969,

He also studied economics with Juan Felipe Aranguren and earned a postgraduate degree in management science from Cairo University in 1970.

He later attended France’s École nationale d’administration(ENA) and graduated in 1977.

Abdel Fattah el-Sisi (1954– )


He did his secondary school in a local army-run secondary school.

Graduated from the Egyptian Military Academy in 1977.

General Command and Staff Course, Egyptian Command and Staff College, 1987.

General Command and Staff Course, Joint Command and Staff College, United Kingdom, 1992.

War Course, Fellowship of the Higher War College, Nasser Military Academy, Egypt, 2003.

War Course, US Army War College, United States, 2006.

Egyptian Military Attaché in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Basic Infantry Course, USA.