Social Studies is taught in Egypt from grades 4-12. In high school it is Geography or History. Students can select only in Grades 11 or 12 to study history or Geography.

It is compulsory till grade 10, at which point students must choose between history and geography as electives for their final two years.

The curriculum tends to focus on Egypt and the Middle east, with some coverage of world geography.

The formal curriculum only exists in Arabic.