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The Gouna Technical Nursing Institute (GTNI)

Sawiris Foundation for Social Development.

Orascom Hotels and Development – is the primary designer, developer, contractor and marketing force behind the highly successful El Gouna (Red Sea, Egypt), Taba Heights (Sinai, Egypt), Tala Bay (Aqaba, Jordan) and The Cove (Ras El Khaimah, UAE) projects. OHD is also one of the key private players in the tourism sector and the largest single hotel owner in Egypt.

Lawrence Memorial / Regis College Nursing Program, USA – was designated a National League for Nursing Center of Excellence in 2008, the first in New England and one of only 13 nationwide. This associate of science with a major in nursing program provides expert faculty and a diverse and flexible curriculum which maximizes clinical learning experience. Graduates qualify to take the national examination for licensure as registered nurses.

Resort El Gouna - Hurghada governorate.

+20 12 7396 6611


As one of its most important development projects, Sawiris Foundation has officially opened the Gouna Technical Nursing Institute in April 2010, under the supervision of Egypt’s Ministry of High Education, and in collaboration with the Lawrence Memorial/Regis College Nursing Program in the US.

The period of study (theoretical and practical) is two and half years to be followed by intensive practical training in a hospital for 3months as a condition for obtaining the nursing diploma.

The academic system in the GTNI is fully in English with intensive English courses in the first semester and throughout the curriculum, and is responsive to the diverse needs of students in order to develop linguistic ability and nursing aptitude to function effectively in both national and international health care environments.

The Gouna Technical Nursing Institute devotes a great effort on preparing qualified professional nurses who will provide comprehensive health care to the public in accordance with international standards and requirements of the labor market.


The GTNI seeks to achieve excellence in nursing education, and to become a leading centre in the field of nursing in Egypt. The Institute prepares nurses to the level of Nursing Diploma and qualifies the graduates to provide high-quality nursing services, not only to advance the nursing profession, but also for the service of the health care of modern Egypt.


  • Providing accommodation and subsistence during the study period.
  • Providing scholarships for outstanding students.
  • Providing job opportunities for graduates in leading hospitals within Egypt.


  • The applicant must be Egyptian holding an Egyptian ID.
  • A high school score qualifying for admission is required as defined by the Selections Office of universities and institutes.
  • The applicant has to pass all admission tests and meet GTNI conditions of the selection process.

Apply through Egyptian Selections Office for universities & institutes.  Code # 995