Ain Shams University: Statistics



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#1132 of 14,131 In the World
#16 of 1,104 In Africa
#3 of 50 In Egypt
#1 of 9 In Cairo
#119 of 2,799 For Radiochemistry
Top50% For 177 other topics
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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 57,339 scientific papers published and 529,436 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

38,294 / 392,512
32,004 / 371,457
31,422 / 267,916
27,863 / 301,961
25,430 / 291,127
Environmental Science
22,615 / 235,499
18,403 / 197,208
Organic Chemistry
18,166 / 247,857
18,149 / 222,392
Quantum and Particle physics
16,968 / 213,237
Materials Science
15,796 / 202,828
Computer Science
15,598 / 139,697
14,991 / 136,316
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
14,090 / 122,109
12,133 / 85,885
12,038 / 93,336
11,062 / 115,199
9,117 / 87,925
Optical Engineering
8,293 / 96,230
8,173 / 64,104
8,149 / 70,557
Geography and Cartography
8,102 / 79,577
Metallurgical Engineering
7,898 / 114,470
7,599 / 76,780
7,581 / 74,819
Radiology and Nuclear medicine
7,148 / 40,231
Electrical Engineering
6,621 / 71,543
6,562 / 59,810
5,726 / 53,681
5,644 / 46,221
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
5,345 / 48,259
Chemical Engineering
5,298 / 86,156
5,075 / 40,642
Physical chemistry
5,044 / 82,406
Political Science
4,819 / 39,311
Anatomy and Physiology
4,726 / 39,291
4,595 / 38,933
4,516 / 70,084
4,355 / 39,695
4,348 / 38,011

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 300 583
1992 271 630
1993 226 590
1994 257 721
1995 295 769
1996 277 852
1997 295 881
1998 263 955
1999 305 1113
2000 351 1372
2001 408 1708
2002 537 2099
2003 587 2274
2004 439 2658
2005 553 3194
2006 609 3949
2007 651 4664
2008 757 5491
2009 969 6541
2010 1055 8119
2011 1173 10276
2012 1468 12459
2013 1737 14957
2014 2009 17919
2015 2263 20297
2016 2651 21866
2017 3049 24924
2018 4055 30015
2019 4019 36453
2020 4993 48876
2021 5826 64412
2022 5479 75954
2023 5748 84241
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
    Algeria Flag Algeria
    1948-.. (age 76)

    Mervat Mostafa Amin is an Egyptian actress.

  2. Ahmed Ezz

    Ahmed Ezz
    Born in
    Egypt Flag Egypt
    1971-.. (age 53)
    television actorstage actorradio drama actorfilm actoractor

    Ahmed Ezz Eldine Ali Ezzat, is an Egyptian film and television actor,"with numerous accolades in his professional career spanning over 20 years and over 30 Film/TV prolific credits to his name.. 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 film in the history of the Egyptian cinema.

  3. Yehia El-Fakharany

    Yehia El-Fakharany
    Born in
    Egypt Flag Egypt
    1945-.. (age 79)
    stage actorphysicianfilm actoractor

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

  4. Madiha Kamel

    Madiha Kamel
    Born in
    Egypt Flag Egypt
    1948-1997 (aged 49)

    Madiha Kamel was an Egyptian actress.

All 66 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 9,607,000

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