President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi on Saturday issued a decree on establishing Al-Hayat private university to be located in Cairo's fifth settlement district.
The university will include the faculties of engineering, business administration and international trading, physiotherapy, nursing and construction technology.
The university will offer Bachelor's and diploma degrees.
Students will also be able to obtain the Master's degree and PhD from the new university.
The decree was published in the official gazette.