Ain Shams University: Statistics



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#1000 of 14,131 In the World
#13 of 1,104 In Africa
#3 of 50 In Egypt
#1 of 9 In Cairo
#116 of 2,545 For Radiochemistry
Top50% For 174 other topics
Subject rankings

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Highest Degree
Acceptance rate

* Ain Shams University is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because the university has programs where applicants only need to meet admission requirements to enroll and don't necessarily compete with others.

We estimate the above acceptance rate based on admission statistics of closely ranked nearby universities with similar research profiles that do publish such data.

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate or equivalent
Academic CalendarSeptember to May

Research profile

Ain Shams University is a world-class research university with 49,022 scientific papers published and 437,821 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Biology, Chemistry, Medicine, Engineering, Physics, Environmental Science, Genetics, Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Quantum and Particle physics.


Ain Shams University majors

by publication & citation count

32,884 / 313,508
27,615 / 299,508
26,874 / 220,884
24,009 / 245,228
21,931 / 232,302
Environmental Science
19,322 / 181,663
15,851 / 157,914
Organic Chemistry
15,667 / 187,184
15,519 / 172,055
Quantum and Particle physics
14,349 / 160,889
Materials Science
13,662 / 162,910
Computer Science
13,344 / 112,262
12,841 / 115,419
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
12,040 / 102,494
10,307 / 72,556
10,294 / 71,718
9,651 / 90,778
8,029 / 67,332
7,007 / 51,481
Geography and Cartography
6,976 / 64,253
6,950 / 55,470
Optical Engineering
6,789 / 69,134
6,676 / 57,566
Metallurgical Engineering
6,656 / 83,897
6,516 / 64,290
Radiology and Nuclear medicine
6,145 / 31,972
5,636 / 47,476
Electrical Engineering
5,598 / 51,945
5,173 / 41,433
4,876 / 37,196
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
4,519 / 35,993
4,487 / 33,736
Chemical Engineering
4,411 / 65,039
Political Science
4,202 / 32,244
Anatomy and Physiology
4,167 / 32,180
Physical chemistry
4,060 / 54,658
4,028 / 32,031
3,986 / 33,958
3,857 / 55,771
3,768 / 32,601

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 243 498
1991 273 513
1992 248 549
1993 205 511
1994 233 634
1995 284 697
1996 270 775
1997 271 782
1998 260 868
1999 295 965
2000 339 1249
2001 389 1534
2002 395 1791
2003 476 2003
2004 440 2392
2005 435 2774
2006 530 3532
2007 654 4208
2008 683 4947
2009 1000 5988
2010 948 7101
2011 1057 9029
2012 1333 11196
2013 1560 13443
2014 1843 16214
2015 2134 18768
2016 2511 20220
2017 2905 23543
2018 3705 26444
2019 3723 33215
2020 4632 45314
2021 5875 66527
2022 4970 72731
Academic rankings


The tuition table for Ain Shams University gives an overview of costs but prices are approximate and subject to change and don't include accommodation, textbooks, or living expenses. The costs of programs might differ significantly for local and international students. The only source of truth for current numbers is the university's official website.

Faculty Program Annual Tuition (EGP)
Faculty of Engineering Bachelor of Engineering 16,000
Faculty of Medicine Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery 30,000
Faculty of Commerce Bachelor of Commerce 10,000
Faculty of Science Bachelor of Science 8,000
Faculty of Law Bachelor of Law 12,000
Faculty of Arts Bachelor of Arts 6,000
Faculty of Education Bachelor of Education 7,000
Faculty of Agriculture Bachelor of Agriculture 9,000
Faculty of Pharmacy Bachelor of Pharmacy 20,000
Faculty of Dentistry Bachelor of Dental Surgery 25,000

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by Ain Shams University.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design Yes Yes Yes
Biology Yes Yes Yes
Business Yes Yes Yes
Chemistry Yes Yes Yes
Computer Science Yes Yes Yes
Economics Yes Yes Yes
Engineering Yes Yes Yes
Environmental Science Yes Yes Yes
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes Yes
Mathematics Yes Yes Yes
Medicine Yes Yes Yes
Physics Yes Yes Yes
Psychology Yes Yes Yes
Baccalaureos/Bachelor's degree Agriculture, Business and Commerce, Education, Engineering, Fine Arts, Law
Graduate Diploma Adult Education, Architecture and Planning, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Construction Engineering, Curriculum, Dentistry, Education, Educational Administration, Educational Psychology, Educational Sciences, Educational Technology, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Studies, Foreign Languages Education, Geological Engineering, Humanities and Social Science Education, Information Sciences, Linguistics, Mathematics Education, Measurement and Precision Engineering, Microwaves, Native Language Education, Natural Resources, Road Engineering, Sanitary Engineering, Science Education, Special Education, Surveying and Mapping, Telecommunications Engineering, Town Planning, Translation and Interpretation, Transport Engineering, Water Science
Master's Degree Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Equipment, Agriculture, Ancient Civilizations, Arabic, Archaeology, Architecture, Arts and Humanities, Business Administration, Child Care and Development, Communication Studies, Computer Education, Computer Science, Curriculum, Dairy, Documentation Techniques, Education, Educational Administration, Educational Psychology, Engineering, English, Entomology, Fine Arts, Foreign Languages Education, Fruit Production, Geography (Human), Hebrew, Humanities and Social Science Education, Information Sciences, Information Technology, International and Comparative Education, Law, Library Science, Linguistics, Literature, Mathematics Education, Meat and Poultry, Medicine, Microbiology, Modern Languages, Native Language Education, Natural Sciences, Nursing, Pedagogy, Persian, Philosophy, Plant and Crop Protection, Plant Pathology, Psychology, Science Education, Sociology, Soil Science, Special Education, Tourism, Translation and Interpretation, Turkish, Urdu
Doctorate Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Equipment, Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Arabic, Archaeology, Arts and Humanities, Business and Commerce, Business Computing, Child Care and Development, Computer Education, Education, Educational Administration, Educational Psychology, Engineering, Entomology, Environmental Studies, Foreign Languages Education, Fruit Production, Humanities and Social Science Education, International and Comparative Education, Law, Linguistics, Mathematics and Computer Science, Mathematics Education, Meat and Poultry, Medicine, Microbiology, Modern Languages, Native Language Education, Natural Sciences, Nursing, Pedagogy, Pharmacy, Plant and Crop Protection, Plant Pathology, Psychology, Science Education, Soil Science, Special Education, Translation and Interpretation

Ain Shams University alumni

  1. Mervat Amin

    Mervat Amin
    Born in
    Egypt Flag Egypt
    1948-.. (age 75)

    Mervat Mostafa Amin is an Egyptian actress.

  2. Ahmed Ezz

    Ahmed Ezz
    Born in
    Egypt Flag Egypt
    1971-.. (age 52)
    television actoractorfilm actorradio drama actorstage actor

    Ahmed Ezz Eldine Ali Ezzat, is an Egyptian film and television actor and producer often described as "the most versatile actor in the Middle East," with numerous accolades in his professional career spanning over 20 years and over 30 Film/TV prolific credits to his name. Ezz is one of the few actors from his region known for crafting originality in the characters he plays. His popularity stems from his versatility as an actor in comedy, drama, thriller and action film and television. In 2022, he starred in the epic action drama "Kira & El Gin" which became the highest grossing Egyptian film in the Middle East.

  3. Yehia El-Fakharany

    Yehia El-Fakharany
    Born in
    Egypt Flag Egypt
    1945-.. (age 78)

    Yehia el-Fakharany; born April 7, 1945, in Mansoura, Dakahlia Governorate, Egypt is an Egyptian television and film actor.

  4. Hamed Abdel-Samad

    Hamed Abdel-Samad
    Born in
    Egypt Flag Egypt
    1972-.. (age 51)

    Hamed Abdel-Samad is a German-Egyptian political scientist and author.

All 58 notable alumni

Ain Shams University faculties and divisions

Centre : University Education Development Higher Education
Centre : Vectors of Diseases Epidemiology
Faculty : Agriculture Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Equipment, Agriculture, Agronomy, Animal Husbandry, Botany, Food Science, Genetics, Horticulture, Meat and Poultry, Microbiology, Plant Pathology, Soil Science
Faculty : Al-Alsun African Languages, Arabic, Chinese, Czech, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Modern Languages, Persian, Russian, Spanish, Turkish, Urdu
Faculty : Arts Ancient Civilizations, Arabic, Arts and Humanities, English, French, Geography, Hebrew, History, Library Science, Literature, Mass Communication, Persian, Philosophy, Psychology, Sociology, Tourism, Turkish, Urdu
Faculty : Commerce Accountancy, Business Administration, Business and Commerce, Economics, Insurance, Mathematics, Statistics
Faculty : Computer and Information Science Computer Science
Faculty : Dentistry Dentistry, Oral Pathology, Orthodontics, Periodontics
Faculty : Education Arabic, Biology, Chemistry, Curriculum, Educational Psychology, Educational Sciences, English, French, Geography, Geology, German, History, Islamic Studies, Mathematics, Pedagogy, Philosophy, Physics, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Sociology
Faculty : Engineering Architecture, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Design, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Electronics and Automation, Engineering, Hydraulic Engineering, Irrigation, Mechanical Engineering, Power Engineering, Production Engineering, Structural Architecture, Systems Analysis, Town Planning
Faculty : Law Civil Law, Commercial Law, Criminal Law, History of Law, International Law, Islamic Law, Law, Political Sciences, Private Law, Public Law
Faculty : Medicine Anaesthesiology, Anatomy, Biochemistry, Cardiology, Clinical Psychology, Community Health, Dermatology, Forensic Medicine and Dentistry, Gerontology, Histology, Immunology, Medicine, Microbiology, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Occupational Health, Ophthalmology, Otorhinolaryngology, Paediatrics, Parasitology, Pathology, Pharmacology, Physiology, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Radiology, Surgery, Toxicology, Tropical Medicine
Faculty : Nursing Nursing
Faculty : Pharmacy Biochemistry, Immunology, Microbiology, Organic Chemistry, Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Toxicology
Faculty : Science Biochemistry, Botany, Chemistry, Entomology, Geology, Geophysics, Mathematics, Microbiology, Natural Sciences, Physics, Zoology
Faculty : Specific Education Education
Faculty : Women for Arts, Science and Education Arabic, Biochemistry, Botany, Chemistry, Curriculum, Education, English, French, Geography, History, Home Economics, Literature, Mathematics, Nutrition, Pedagogy, Philosophy, Physics, Psychology, Social Sciences, Zoology
Institute : Environmental Studies and Research Environmental Studies
Institute : Postgraduate Childhood Studies Child Care and Development, Psychology, Sociology
Research Division : Middle East Middle Eastern Studies
Research Division : Papyrus Studies Ancient Civilizations
Research Division : Public Service and Development Business Administration, English, French, German, Oriental Languages, Radio and Television Broadcasting, Social and Community Services, Video
Research Division : Science Education Development Science Education
Research Division : Scientific Computing Computer Science

General information

Alternative names ASU
جامعة عين شمس
Founded 1950
Accreditation Ministry of Higher Education

Location and contacts

Address Khalifa El-Maamon St, Abbasiya Square
Cairo, 11566
City population 9,294,000

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