Ain Shams University

country rank  6
world rank  2835

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University Overview

Established in 1950, Ain Shams University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the metropolis of Cairo (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Egypt, Ain Shams University (ASU) is a large (EduListing enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Ain Shams University (ASU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details.

University Identity

Name جامعة عين شمس
Acronym ASU
Founded 1950

University Location

Address El-Khalyfa El-Ma'moun Street, Abbasya
Cairo (population range: over 5,000,000)
11566 Cairo
T +20 (2) 683 1231
F +20 (2) 685 9251

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Ain Shams University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Higher Education, Egypt

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Supreme Council of Universities (SCU)
  • Association of African Universities (AAU)
  • Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020