Green Cities, Planning& Design
The faculty of Urban and Regional Planning is honored to announce the inauguration of its first special credit hour system program "Green Cities, Planning& Design" starting from the academic year 2019-2020. The program to be held at the faculty premises in Cairo university campus, and is tough in English.
About the GCPD Program
Addressing the ethical, creative, and skillful application of the art and the science of planning and designing green urban and natural environments in the Egyptian and the international context.
To disseminate knowledge regarding Green Cities and their creation. It adopts the concept of green planning within the national, regional and international contexts of engineering and planning fields. This program emphasizes the role of FRUP in the scientific research and makes way for contextualizing international sustainable development methods, tools and models that are functional and feasible for developing countries.
Advantages of the Program
Professional Scientific title
The program of "Green Cities Planning and design" offered by the faculty of Regional and Urban Planning as one of the applied engineering science faculties under jurisdiction of Cairo University and the engineering sector of supreme council of Universities. Student fulfilling the program requirement is granted the Bachelor of Regional and Urban Planning - in the field of "Green Cities Planning Engineering and design”. The student certificate will be issued and certified from the Cairo University, Faculty of Regional and Urban Planning. Graduates should be able to register within the Egyptian Engineering Syndicate under the "Architecture division" also the membership of the Arab Union of Engineering is granted.
The GCPD Program offers graduating students an opportunity to work in the following fields:
Prospects for GCPD graduates is in high demand and include opportunities working with:
Leaders in Planning and Design
The FRUP has for long lead the urban and regional planning in Egypt, the MENA and Gulf Region setting a precedent and a school of thought. It hosts some of the most gifted and renown professionals in the field. Pioneers in city and regional planning, urban design as well as landscape architecture are amongst our faculty.
Appropriately, FRUP faculty have contributed to the planning and design of some of the most celebrated and iconic projects in Egypt, the MENA and Gulf region. Furthermore, and in recognition of their successful performance, FRUP faculty have in recent years been selected for appointment as Ministers of Housing, Utilities and Urban Development as well as Governor of Giza.