Originating Of The Institute
In the nineteen eighties a group of Egyptian nationals comprising former senior officials, educators, businessmen & industrialists formed the foundation of new urban communities, a non-profit Organization, aimed at helping the government & the private sector in reclaiming the vast desert areas of Egypt, The group soon recognized the need for engineering education of a special nature that would be located in the new urban communities & geared at satisfying the needs of the growing industrialization & construction efforts in these communities.
In 1988 the higher technological institute (HTI) opened its doors to new students as the first private university level institute for engineering educational in Egypt
The new Institute was born strong and grew quickly in quality and reputation. Now, more than twenty years after its inception it has become the most sought after private engineering institute in the country.
The vision of the HTI has always been to enhance its status as a world-class professional school that attracts eminently qualified faculty staff of international caliber and outstanding students from the region. The HTI will contribute to the development of Egypt and the region by providing education of the highest quality and promoting basic and applied research of international standing.
The mission of the HTI is to offer high standard modern educational programs, promote scientific research and creative activities through its faculty and students, establish strong relations between both a academic and industrial institutional and render professional services that observe the needs and circumstances of Egypt and the region.
Students in a challenging and intellectually stimulating environ meat that undergoes continuous improvement, for life-long learning, in notation and leadership in their chosen career and empowers them for a richer and professional life.
Location & Climate
The main campus of the Institute is situated in the Tenth of Ramadan City, Egypt, about fifty kilometers east of Cairo on the desert road leading to the cities of Ismailia and Port Said. The campus of just over 16 hectares has seven buildings, including the academic buildings workshops gymnasium and the medical care center. Less than two kilometers away from the campus, a hostel for the students is located.
Like most of Egypt, the Tenth of Ramadan City enjoys a warm Mediterranean climate and for nine months of the year light clothes may be worn is. Daytime temperatures during the summer months are usually in the middle to high thirties while winter temperatures are in the range of 10 to 20 degrees Celsius.
The area which is mostly desert, experiences very little rainfall during the winter months. Despite that, the campus abounds in green spaces, Trees & flowers, which make it. in effect. An oasis in the middle of the desert.