Benha University

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Benha University
The Emblem of the University
Type Public
Established November 1976
President Prof. Dr. Elsayed Yossef Elkady
Location Benha, Egypt
30°28′16″N 31°10′54″E / 30.47111°N 31.18167°E / 30.47111; 31.18167Coordinates: 30°28′16″N 31°10′54″E / 30.47111°N 31.18167°E / 30.47111; 31.18167
Campus Benha, Al Qalyubiyah
Mascot N/A
Website www.bu.edu.eg

Benha University is an Egyptian university in the Egyptian city of Benha, the capital of Al Qalyubiyah governorate.

It was established according to a decree on 25 November 1976 as a branch from Zagazig University in Benha, with the faculties of Commerce, Education, Agriculture of Moshtohor, Engineering of Shobra and Medicine.

In 1981–1982, the faculties of Arts, Science of Benha and Veterinary Medicine of Moshtohor were founded. On 1 August 2005 it became an independent university from Zagazig University. The previous president of the university is Professor Hosam-ed-din Mohammad Al-Attar and then professor Mohamed Safwat Zahran, now Professor Ali Shams Aldeen.[citation needed]

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