Assiut University

country rank  8
world rank  2833

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Founded in 1957, Assiut University is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Asyut (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution also has a branch campus in South Vally. Officially recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education of Egypt, Assiut University (AU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational Egyptian 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), 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. This 63 years old Egyptian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. AU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

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

University Location

71515 Asyut
Tel +20 (88) 235 7007
Fax +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
(88) 235 7900
(88) 235 5152

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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
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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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)

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Site last updated: Sunday, 19 September 2021