Assiut University: Statistics



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#1946 of 14,131 In the World
#34 of 1,104 In Africa
#7 of 50 In Egypt
#260 of 1,000 For Mining Engineering
Top50% For 132 other topics
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Acceptance rate

* Assiut 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 (September - December; January-May)

Research profile

Assiut University is a world-class research university with 25,943 scientific papers published and 269,020 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Biology, Chemistry, Medicine, Engineering, Physics, Environmental Science, Biochemistry, Organic Chemistry, Genetics, and Quantum and Particle physics.


Assiut University majors

by publication & citation count

18,879 / 206,242
15,985 / 196,522
14,255 / 134,020
12,629 / 154,533
11,760 / 139,754
Environmental Science
11,154 / 126,376
9,596 / 115,721
Organic Chemistry
9,540 / 125,963
9,430 / 102,137
Quantum and Particle physics
7,439 / 95,887
Materials Science
7,243 / 100,496
Computer Science
6,495 / 66,141
6,168 / 58,411
5,812 / 69,497
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
5,753 / 49,180
5,070 / 48,184
4,774 / 33,933
4,598 / 55,108
3,996 / 44,016
3,698 / 38,179
Geography and Cartography
3,586 / 39,903
3,466 / 35,868
Metallurgical Engineering
3,461 / 45,225
3,419 / 32,634
3,371 / 31,900
Optical Engineering
3,200 / 34,535
2,879 / 31,534
Radiology and Nuclear medicine
2,805 / 20,616
Physical chemistry
2,625 / 37,544
Electrical Engineering
2,602 / 30,990
Chemical Engineering
2,537 / 47,732
2,458 / 19,727
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
2,270 / 21,803
Anatomy and Physiology
2,207 / 18,135
Agricultural Science
2,193 / 21,531
2,188 / 28,993
2,114 / 19,879
1,959 / 19,768
1,948 / 18,409
1,926 / 38,274

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 190 391
1991 231 436
1992 187 530
1993 218 534
1994 230 593
1995 183 511
1996 136 641
1997 150 583
1998 186 695
1999 179 804
2000 208 944
2001 228 1060
2002 192 1203
2003 244 1396
2004 222 1481
2005 250 1935
2006 302 2224
2007 384 2635
2008 394 3077
2009 501 3708
2010 613 4425
2011 562 5396
2012 683 6718
2013 903 8120
2014 998 9378
2015 1083 10676
2016 1240 11740
2017 1351 13370
2018 1681 14802
2019 1968 19445
2020 2327 27336
2021 2855 42392
2022 2682 46708
Academic rankings


International studetns Undergraduate, 1,000-1,500; Postgraduate 1,500-2,000 (GBP)
Local studetns Undergraduate, 100-150; Postgraduate, 200-250 (EGP)

Assiut University has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

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 Assiut 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
Master's Degree Agriculture, Art Education, Business and Commerce, Computer Science, Education, Home Economics, Information Sciences, Information Technology, Medicine, Music Education, Natural Sciences, Pathology, Special Education, Veterinary Science
Doctorate Agriculture, Art Education, Business and Commerce, Computer Science, Education, Home Economics, Information Sciences, Information Technology, Music Education, Veterinary Science

Notable alumni

  1. Saad El-Katatni

    Saad El-Katatni
    Born in
    Egypt Flag Egypt
    1952-.. (age 71)

    Saad El-Katatni is an Egyptian Islamist politician who has been the chairman of the Freedom and Justice Party (FJP) since October 2012. From January 2012 until its dissolution in September he was the first Speaker of the People's Assembly after the Egyptian Revolution of 2011. Prior to this, he served as the first secretary-general of the FJP and was a member of the Guidance Bureau of the Muslim Brotherhood.

  2. Mustapha Bakri

    Mustapha Bakri
    1956-.. (age 67)

    Mustapha Bakri is a member of the Egyptian House of Representatives. In 1996 he was serving as the editor-in-chief of Al Ahrar, organ of the Liberal Party, but fired due to his extensive support for the Nasserist views. He also served as the editor-in-chief of the El-Osboa newspaper.

  3. Maikel Nabil Sanad

    Maikel Nabil Sanad
    Born in
    Egypt Flag Egypt
    1985-.. (age 38)

    Maikel Nabil Sanad is an Egyptian political activist, blogger, and a former political prisoner. He became famous in 2010 for refusing to serve in the Egyptian army, then in 2011 for his role in the Egyptian revolution.

  4. Gamal Helal

    Gamal Helal
    1954-.. (age 69)

    Gamal Helal is an Egyptian-American interpreter and diplomat who translated on behalf of multiple Presidents of the United States and Secretaries of State.

  5. Abdel Nasser Tawfik

    Abdel Nasser Tawfik
    Born in
    Egypt Flag Egypt
    1967-.. (age 56)

    Abdel Nasser Tawfik graduated from Assiut University in 1989, where he also completed his Master Degree (M.Sc.) in Theoretical Physics before his change to the Philipps University of Marburg, Germany for the Dr.rer.Nat. (Ph.D.) in High Energy Physics. In 2012 Tawfik earned his Doctor of Science Degree in Mathematics and Physics at the Uzbekistan National University. Dr. Tawfik is the Founder Director of the Egyptian Center For Theoretical Physics (ECTP), the Founder Director of the World Laboratory for Cosmology And Particle Physics (WLCAPP), and Research Director at the "ICSC – World Laboratory" in Geneva, Switzerland. Currently, Abdel Nasser Tawfik works as Math and Physics teacher at DEO, and jointly affiliated to Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies (FIAS) - Goethe Frankfurt University, Germany. He is the Spokesperson of the Federation for Egyptian Particle Scientists (FEPS) and Associate of the Nuclear Physics Institute of Uzbekistan Academy of Sciences. In 1998, he was awarded the DAAD-prize for “Hervorragende Leistungen ausländischer Studierender an den deutschen Hochschulen". At the 23rd General Meeting of TWAS held in Tianjin, China, on 18 September 2012, he was elected as Fellow of TWAS. Tawfik is the author of four books, and has published about 170 research papers in leading journals.

Assiut University faculties and divisions

Faculty : Agriculture Agricultural Economics, Agriculture, Agronomy, Animal Husbandry, Dairy, Floriculture, Food Science, Food Technology, Fruit Production, Genetics, Horticulture, Meat and Poultry, Plant and Crop Protection, Plant Pathology, Rural Studies, Soil Science, Vegetable Production, Water Science
Faculty : Arts Arabic, Archaeology, Arts and Humanities, Documentation Techniques, English, French, Geography, History, Information Sciences, Islamic Studies, Library Science, Literature, Media Studies, Philosophy, Psychology, Sociology
Faculty : Commerce Accountancy, Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Insurance, Mathematics, Political Sciences, Public Administration, Statistics
Faculty : Computer and Information Science Computer Science, Information Sciences, Information Technology, Multimedia
Faculty : Dentistry Biology, Dental Hygiene, Dental Technology, Dentistry, Oral Pathology, Orthodontics, Paediatrics, Periodontics, Surgery
Faculty : Education Curriculum, Education, Educational Psychology, Educational Sciences, Teacher Training
Faculty : Engineering Architecture, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Interior Design, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Mining Engineering, Structural Architecture
Faculty : Law Civil Law, Commercial Law, Criminal Law, Fiscal Law, International Law, Islamic Law, Law, Private Law, Public Law
Faculty : Medicine Anaesthesiology, Anatomy, Biochemistry, Cardiology, Community Health, Dermatology, Forensic Medicine and Dentistry, Gastroenterology, Histology, Immunology, Medical Parasitology, Medical Technology, Medicine, Microbiology, Neurology, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Oncology, Orthopaedics, Otorhinolaryngology, Paediatrics, Pathology, Pharmacology, Physical Therapy, Physiology, Plastic Surgery, Pneumology, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Public Health, Radiology, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Rheumatology, Surgery, Toxicology, Tropical Medicine, Urology, Venereology
Faculty : Nursing Gerontology, Health Administration, Health Sciences, Nursing, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Paediatrics, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Public Health
Faculty : Pharmacy Analytical Chemistry, Applied Chemistry, Biochemistry, Immunology, Industrial Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Pharmacology, Pharmacy
Faculty : Physical Education Curriculum, Educational Sciences, Parks and Recreation, Physical Education, Psychology, Sports
Faculty : Science Botany, Chemistry, Entomology, Geology, Mathematics, Microbiology, Physics, Zoology
Faculty : Social Work Social and Community Services, Social Work
Faculty : Specific Education Art Education, Home Economics, Music Education, Technology Education
Faculty : Veterinary Medicine Anatomy, Biochemistry, Forensic Medicine and Dentistry, Histology, Hygiene, Microbiology, Nutrition, Parasitology, Pathology, Pharmacology, Physiology, Surgery, Veterinary Science
Institute : Cancer Anaesthesiology, Biology, Medical Technology, Medicine, Oncology, Paediatrics, Pathology, Radiology, Surgery, Treatment Techniques
Institute : Nursing Nursing
Institute : Sugar Technology Research Agriculture, Brewing, Chemistry, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Paper Technology

General information

Alternative names AU
جامعة أسيوط
Founded 1957
Accreditation National Authority of Education Accreditation and Quality Assurance
Colors black, white, yellow

Location and contacts

Address P.O. Box 71515
City population 389,000

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