Al-Azhar University Rankings

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In the World#2598 of 14178
In Africa#36 of 1107
In Egypt#6 of 50
In Cairo#2 of 9

Quick Review

Religion
Islamic
Enrollment
45,000
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
www.azhar.edu.eg
Languages
Arabic

Publications & Citations

Publications
16,436
Citations
139,128

Al-Azhar University majors

by publication count

Medicine
5,085
Chemistry
3,750
Materials science
2,097
Biology
1,392
Mathematics
727
Computer science
611
Physics
603
Environmental science
244
Geology
237
Engineering
167
Geography
101
Psychology
89
Business
49
Sociology
39
Political science
27
Economics
12
History
10
Art
4
Philosophy
4

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Chemistry82942,636
Materials science86923,339
Medicine96926,194
Physics11685,689
Mathematics11956,318
Geology12931,241
Biology134715,995
Geography1569721
Environmental science16351,430
Engineering16391,878
Computer science17333,596
Philosophy23985
Political science259574
Business2610294
Art28282
Sociology338541
Economics361851
Psychology3923208

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199074111
199172158
199269197
199365155
199487165
199598232
199690261
199783271
199891369
199993442
2000126513
2001122648
2002136823
20031761027
20041331108
20051761532
20061971708
20072612178
20082712642
20093503221
20104003968
20113965175
20125036277
20135857464
20146698794
20157329352
20169479964
2017112310847
2018176511699
2019245915011
2020233521953

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions RequirementsSecondary certificate of Al-Azhar or equivalent
Academic CalendarOctober to June
Enrollment45,000
Full time employee5,000
Student:staff ratio9:1

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students$500$500
International students$1,750$1,750

Al-Azhar University has on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities+++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences+++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics+++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine+++
Engineering | IT+++
Maths | Natural Sciences+++
Graduate DiplomaAccountancy, Administration, Anatomy, Arabic, Astronomy and Space Science, Banking, Biochemistry, Botany, Chemistry, Computer Science, Development Studies, Economics, Entomology, Environmental Studies, Finance, Food Science, Geology, Government, Health Administration, Hotel Management, Human Resources, Information Technology, Insurance, International Business, Marketing, Mathematics, Meteorology, Microbiology, Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Physics, Statistics, Taxation, Tourism, Transport Management, Zoology
Master's DegreeArabic, Astronomy and Space Science, Botany, Business and Commerce, Chemistry, Education, English, Entomology, French, Geology, German, Islamic Law, Islamic Studies, Islamic Theology, Mathematics, Meteorology, Microbiology, Persian, Pharmacy, Physics, Spanish, Turkish, Zoology
DoctorateArabic, Astronomy and Space Science, Botany, Business and Commerce, Chemistry, Education, English, Entomology, French, Geology, German, Islamic Studies, Islamic Theology, Mathematics, Meteorology, Microbiology, Persian, Pharmacy, Physics, Spanish, Turkish, Zoology

General info

Alternative namesجامعة الأزهر
Founded1961
WikipediaAl-Azhar University
AccreditationMinistry of Higher Education
Academic structureFaculty of Islamic Studies
Faculty of Agriculture
Faculty of Medicine
Faculty of Pharmacy
Faculty of Engineering
Faculty of Science
Faculty of Arabic Language
Centre for Heart Diseases and Surgery
College of Islamic Studies for women
Faculty of Commerce
Faculty of Commerce for women
Faculty of Dentistry
Faculty of Education and Instruction

Location and Contacts

AddressYosief Abbas Street
Cairo, Cairo, 11754
Egypt
City population9,294,000
Phone+20 (2) 262 3274
Fax+20 (2) 261 1404

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