DBA Admission

The German University in Cairo seeks to attract DBA applicants with strong potential for managerial research. Admission to the DBA program is competitive and rests on the following criteria:


  1. Masters (MBA, MA, MSc) degree with a thesis in management with an overall GPA of B+ or better.
  2. A minimum of five working years at a managerial level.
  3. Satisfactory performance on the GUC Management Aptitude Test or the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT).
  4. Satisfactory performance in the interview.

Admission Steps

Students are accepted twice a year; winter and spring semesters. Students’ matriculate in the program in cohorts. The maximum size of the cohort is 25 students.

  1. Application to be filled online. Apply Now !
    • Admission for Winter semester is in July: Semester starts in September/October.
    • Admission for Spring semester is in November: semester starts in January/February.
  2. Application will be prescreened and if the applicant fulfills the admission requirements, he/she will receive an invitation to attend the GUC Management Aptitude Test via e-mail.
  3. If the applicant passes the Management Aptitude Test, he/she will reach the final admission stage. He/she will be invited via e-mail to an interview at GUC premises.

    The applicant must bring all documents mentioned below:

    • Official copy of undergraduate Certificate.
    • Official copy of graduate Certificate.
    • Curriculum vitae.
    • Two passport-sized photos.
    • HR letter documenting working experience.
    • Copy of National ID or Passport.

  4. The applicants who pass the interview stage are sent an acceptance e-mail to join the program and attend a preliminary orientation session.

Tuition & Fees

  • Admission Fees: 1570 EGP for Application

The program tuition depends on the overall Master degree grade and the granting university. The below table shows the total program tuition. This amount is paid in installments over the duration of the program.

The following table describes the students’ categories and the program tuition.

Postgraduate Achieved GradeGUC GraduateNon- GUC Graduate
Good270,000 EGP300,000 EGP
Very Good260,000 EGP260,000 EGP
Excellent250,000 EGP250,000 EGP

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