South Valley University

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South Valley University
Motto N/A
Established 1995
Type Public
President Prof.Dr. Abbas Mohamed Mansour
Administrative staff
Undergraduates 42,000
Postgraduates N/A
Location Qena, Qena, Egypt
Campus Qena, Aswan, Hurghada, Luxor

South Valley University (known as SVU) is in Egypt and provides teaching and research facilities.

The Aswan Power Electronics Applications Research Center is a research center of this university.


South Valley University (SVU), covers a large area in Upper Egypt and distributed in three Governorates (Qena, Luxor, and the Red Sea). SVU main campus is located in Qena, a city which is 600 km south Cairo. Other campuses are in Luxor and Hurghada (The Red Sea). The University includes a total of 18 Faculty and one Institute. Teaching in the University, a former branch of Assiut University, began in October 1970. SVU was separated from Assiut University on January 2, 1995 by decree No.142. As compared to its weight, SVU is committed to a big social service role in the region of Upper Egypt. SVU is a vibrant, nationally recognized student-centered, research institution with an enrolment of 28173 in the Academic Year 2013/2014. The University attracts students from every governorate of Egypt and some other countries. Its more than 1377 faculty members have been trained at some of the world's finest institutions and they bring to the University a global perspective that enhances the learning environment. As a matter of fact, for as an independent university, SVU has been serving the mission of a distinguished institution, to comprise its cultural, educational, and service commitment. Needless to say, being a good neighbour and a valued member of the community is one of its highest priorities.


Scientific leadership to establish knowledge society and permanent development.


South Valley University (SVU) seeks to offer education based on the needs of society and creative and practical researches through facilitating a good educational and learning atmosphere that can prepare proficient graduates according to regional and international criteria. Besides, SVU supports scientific research and effective partnership that answer the aspiration of the south valley society.

South Valley University Faculties:

Faculty of Education Faculty of Arts Faculty of Veterinary medicine Faculty of Specific education Faculty of Commerce Faculty of Agriculture Faculty of Archeology Faculty of Law Faculty of Physical Education Faculty of Medicine Faculty of Nursing Faculty of Engineering Faculty of Education Hurghada Faculty of Fine Arts Faculty of Tourism and Hotels Faculty of Science