Al-Azhar University

country rank  14
world rank  4637

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University Overview

Founded in 1961, Al-Azhar University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Cairo (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Assuit Tanta Mansoura Alexandria Zaqaziq Qena Shebin-Elkom. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Egypt, Al-Azhar University is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Islamic religion. Al-Azhar University 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 uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details.

University Identity

Name
Name جامعة الأزهر
Acronym
Founded 1961

University Location

Address Yosief Abbas Street
Cairo (population range: over 5,000,000)
11754 Cairo
Egypt
T +20 (2) 262 3274
F +20 (2) 261 1404
Other locations Assuit Tanta Mansoura Alexandria Zaqaziq Qena Shebin-Elkom

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
International
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

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
Admission Office

+20

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 Islamic Islamic

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Higher Education, Egypt

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019