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Welcome to Ain Shams University

The cradle of civilization and authenticity... the beacon of knowledge .. the melting pot of research and thought .. a pioneer in educational techniques .. distinguished in the service of society ... It is the smart university in all its meaning

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University Board

Leaders accustomed to fruitful cooperation in order to make Ain Shams University in the lead and also to be in the forefront of the Scientific institutions which presented Creators and Thinkers in different Fields.



I Hub Center

is the first of its kind at the Egyptian universities level and a qualitative leap within the university to keep pace with the fourth-generation universities and succeeded in achieving advanced positions in international competitions.



Student Activities

Ain Shams University choir presents different types of music and singing and has participated in many artistic events and cultural forums in which it received various awards


About Us


Ain Shams University, as the third Egyptian university, was founded in July 1950 under the name of 'Ibrahim Pasha University'. It participated with the two earlier universities, 'Cairo University' (Fua'd the 1st ) and 'Alexandria University' (Farouk the 1st) in fulfilling the message of universities and meeting the increasing demand of youth for higher education. When it was first established, Ain Shams University comprised a number of distinguished faculties and academic institutes, which were later developed into university


Ain Shams University is an educational, research and service institution that adopts innovation and qualifies, academically and skillfully, a graduate capable of competing in the labor market and community service in accordance with international developments.
Ain Shams University's vision is to have a global competitive advantage in managing an innovative system of education, research, knowledge and community service

ASU In Numbers

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+ 14557

Staff Members

+ 220614

Undergraduate Students

+ 20540

Graduate Students

+ 5890

International Students

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King Hussein Award for Cancer Research

1 June 2022

UNESCO International Literacy Prizes 2022

29 May 2022

Announcement of L'Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science (FWIS) Egypt National program 2022 for young Egyptian women researchers.

26 May 2022

Award (King Salman International Complex for the Arabic Language)

23 May 2022

Extending the application period for the eighth announcement of the Higher Education Initiative Program for Graduate Studies Scholarships for the second time until June 9th

13 May 2022

Green Talents Award 2022

9 May 2022

Our Notable Alumni


What is a UNESCO Chair ? The UNESCO chair, in addition to the Institute of Education for Peace, arranges nationwide and global conferences, as well as cultural occasions (kids' painting exhibits, theater performances, performances, etc.). In many circumstances, the Networks and Chairs serve as think tanks and as bridge contractors between academia, civil society, local neighborhoods, research study, and policy-making.

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