Alexandria University

In 1938, the nucleus of the Alexandria University (formerly known as Farouk University) had its beginning in the form of two faculties of Fouad the First University. These were the faculties of Arts and Law. The faculty of Engineering was then established in 1941.
In the light of the need for developing more disciplines for higher learning and with a view towards meeting the need of the people of Alexandria, Alexandria University became a separate entity in August 1942 with four additional faculties: Science, Commerce, Medicine and Agriculture.
In 1952, it became "Alexandria University". Since then, the University witnessed growth and expansion in several fields: the number of Faculties and high institutes increased to 22.

Military Medical Academy

Military MEdical Academy is the scintific is the scientific medical commission of the Egyptian armed forces.
It was established in 1979 to benefit from the expertise of doctors of the armed forces and aims to train and teach medical service officers and carry out various specialized studies and conduct medical research in various medical and clinical medicine sciences.

Menoufia University

Menofia University (MU) was founded in 1976. It started withfour faculties with nearly 9500 students, 214 staff members and 372 assistingmembers. It has steadily and remarkably developed to be one of the largest universities in Egypt.Today the University includes 22 faculties & institutes with about 80000 students and  3500 teaching  staff members .
The University hastwo campuses. The main cam­pus is located in the city of Shebin EL-koum, thecap­ital of Menofia Governorate, which is 75 Km from Cairo.
The University’sother branch has been recently established in accordance with the presidentialdecree No 267, for the year 2006. It is located in SadatCity, 60 Km from Shebin EL-koum, and 90 Km from Cairo.

Beni-Suef University

University established its branch in Beni Suef in 1981.
Beni Suef University was established based on a Presidential Decree No.(84) in 2005 and resigned from the prestigious University of Cairo.
The University includes (Faculty of Commerce - Faculty of Law - Faculty of Veterinary Medicine - Faculty of Arts - Faculty of Science - Faculty of Education, Faculty of Medicine - Faculty of Nursing - Faculty of Industrial Education -Faculty of Engineering - Faculty of Physical Education).
The university study system is divided into two semesters with the exception of the Faculty of Medicine, where the study period for each class is 15-weeks , followed by an exam at the end of it, the general result of the grade will be at the end of the school year .
The number of graduates since the start of the study in Beni Suef faculties till 2007 is 62321 graduates from various faculties and institutes .

Mansoura University

Mansoura University was founded in 1972 in Mansoura city, Egypt. Mansoura is located at the middle of the Nile Delta in Egypt. It is one of the biggest Egyptian universities and has contributed much to the cultural and scientific life in Mansoura and Egypt.
The faculty of medicine was founded in 1962 as a branch of Cairo University. In 1972, a presidential decree announced the establishment of the University under the name "East Delta University". Later on, its name was changed to Mansoura University in 1973.

Suez Canal University

The history of Suez Canal University dates back to 1976 when the university was established by the presidential decree no. 93 for 1976.
Study began in 1977 in six faculties; namely, the faculty of science, the faculty of agriculture, the faculty of commerce, the faculty of engineering and technology (in Port Said) and the faculty of education (in Suez).
In the 1980s and 1990s, steady expansion in the university has been going on with a new faculty opening its doors almost every year. Today, there are 49588 students registered at the university studying in more than twenty faculties distributed in more than six Branches located in Ismailia, Port Said, and Suez and El-Arish. Two more faculties, one for arts and humanities and the other for fish, are to be established soon.
The number of senior staff members today exceeds 1497 assisted by 1485 junior staff, members teaching to more than 74097 at the undergraduate level. Till now, 87500 students have received their first degree from the university, in addition to 15082 who have received different graduate degrees.
As for the administration, the university employs more than 6481 employees in 25 central directorates shouldering the administrative work in collaboration with the university and faculty administrations.

Tanta University

It was founded first in 1962 as a branch from the University of Alexandria with the faculty of Medicine only and then it became an independent university named University of the Middle Delta in 1972. It had at that time Medicine, Science, Agriculture and Education faculties. Then, its name was changed into Tanta University in 1973.
The university's branch in Kafr ash Shaykh was constituted in 1983. It has Education, Agriculture, Specific Education, Veterinary Medicine, Commerce, Engineering and Arts faculties.
In 2006, Kafr ash Shaykh branch separated from the Tanta university to become an independent university under the name of Kafr ash Shaykh University in Kafr ash Shaykh city and it now has Education, Agriculture, Specific Education, Veterinary Medicine, Commerce, Engineering, Physical Education and Arts faculties.

October 6 University

October 6 University (O6U) is the first private university in Egypt. It was established by the Republican Decree no (243) in 1996.
O6U is located in the 6th of October City, 32 km from downtown Cairo. O6U Campus consists of four educational buildings, the teaching hospital and the hotel for female students, while the central library and male students hotel are located 150 meters away from the campus. October 6 University has about 14,085 students.
All the awarded degrees are accredited and validated by the Egyptian Supreme Council of Universities. The University is a member of the Association of Arab Universities since 1997 and also a member of the Association of African Universities.

Assiut University

Assiut could maintain its name throughout history. The name 'Assiut' had been originally derived from the Ancient Egyptian (Sa-oot), which means a guard who watches the borders between Upper Egypt and Lower Egypt. The name remained unchanged until the Greco-Roman times where it was given the name Lycopolis (city of the wolf). Since ancient times, Assiut has been distinguished by its fertile land and rich resources.  Until recently, Assiut has been the largest market in Upper Egypt on the level of trade of Sudanese goods and oases and Moroccan products transported easily through the historic road known as Darb Al Arba-een which tied Assiut with the oases and Sudan. In the northern part of Assiut, there streams from the Nile one of the longest man-made canals in the world, the Ibrahimiya which runs at the barrages of Assiut northwards. 

Misr University for Science & Technology (MUST)

Misr University for Science & Technology (MUST) was established by the presidential decree No.245/1996 in accordance with law No. 101/1992 governing private universities Egypt.
MUST enjoys full legal recognition by all educational authorities In Egypt and is authorized to grant B.A, B.S, M.A, M.S, and Ph.D. Degrees in different fields of study.
All our programs at MUST have been accredited by the Supreme Council of Universities in egypt.
MUST is an active member of the Association of Arab universities, the International Association of university Presidents and the Association of African Universities.
MUST has been assessed and certified as meeting the requirements of ISO 9001:2008 for Educational Service management for students after high school.

Port Said University

Port Said University starred with the decision of the president of the Republic in 24/2/2010 to transfer Suez Canal branch in Port Said to an independent university. The history of the university extends before the decision of its establishing; as the existence of its first faculties was the faculty of engineering in 1975 under the supervision of Helwan University, then under supervision of Suez Canal University when it was established in 1976. After that, more faculties were established in Port Said Governorate increasing to four faculties prompting the decision of establishing Port Said University as a branch of the Suez Canal University in 1998. The wise decision of the Republic President, for establishing Port Said University in 2010, was the result of the continuous increasing of the faculties outreaching nine Educational institutions. Port Said University consists of the following: faculty of Engineering; faculty of Commerce; faculty of Physical Education; faculty of Education; faculty of Specific Education; faculty of nursing; faculty of Science; faculty of Kindergarten; and the Higher Institute of Management and Computer.

Kafrelsheikh University

The University is public governmental university, founded in 2006 by the Presidential decree No.129. It includes 10 faculties, Agriculture, Veterinary Medicine, Education, Commerce, Engineering, Specific Education, Arts, Physical Education, Science and Pharmacy. All the university buildings are connected with the Egyptian network of the universities and well stocked libraries are found in each faculty provided with text books and periodicals which cover several disciplines. All classrooms, labs and lecture halls are fully equipped with scientific equipments and data show. All buildings are surrounded by green areas and wide roads.

Sohag University

Sohag University is a regional university which has a general strategic aim which is covering the needs of the national and local labor market from the qualified graduates scientifically and practically.
It also aims at preparing a generation of the distinguished scientists.
Worthy mentioning is that the history of Sohag University extends from the history of the construction of the first faculty which is faculty of education in 1971.
After this the construction of faculty of scinece,faculty of arts and faculty of medicine came ,these faculties were subordinate to Assuit University then they became subordinate to South valley University.
In 2006 Sohag University was set up to comprise all the faculties of Sohag governorate.
The first higher education center in Sohag governorate was the Faculty of Education, established in 1971. In 1975, Faculties of Arts and Science were established.
This center started as a branch of Assuit University 1980 with the establishment of the Faculty of Commerce.
In 1992, Faculty of Medicine was established. In 1995, Sohag Branch became a branch of South Valley University in Qena. In 1996, Faculty of Agriculture was established.

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