Assiut University

country rank  11
world rank  4132

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University Overview

Founded in 1957, Assiut University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Asyut (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): South Vally. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Egypt, Assiut University (AU) is a very large (EduListing enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. Assiut University (AU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), 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. This 63 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name جامعة أسيوط
Acronym AU
Founded 1957
Colours Black, white and yellow

University Location

Asyut (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
71515 Asyut
T +20 (88) 235 7007
F +20 (88) 235 4130
Other locations South Vally

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 Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Administrative Building, Assiut University
Assiut 71515
+20 (88) 235 7900
(88) 235 5152

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment over-45,000
Academic Staff over-5,000
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Assiut University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Higher Education, Egypt

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

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

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020