El Shorouk Academy

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El Shorouk Academy
SH.A Logo.jpg
Type Private university
Established 1995
Location El Shorouk, Egypt
Website sha.edu.eg

El Shorouk Academy is a private educational academy, officially licensed by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, located in El Shorouk, Cairo, Egypt. It has been operating since 1995.[1]


The Engineering Institute has programs in architecture, chemical engineering, civil engineering, biomedical engineering, and electrical and electronic engineering.[2]

The Computer & Information Technology institute has programs in computer science, information systems and business administration.[3]

The Media institute has programs in news production, media production and media marketing.[4]

Student protests[edit]

In May 2013, around 500 students staged a sit-in after a first year engineering student, Mohamed Mamdouh El-Toukhi, died on May 2 after academy doctors misdiagnosed him.[5]


  1. ^ "Classbase Egypt". Retrieved 15 June 2016.
  2. ^ المعهد العالي للهندسة بمدينة الشروق (english: Higher Institute of Engineering)
  3. ^ المعهد العالي للحاسبات وتكنولوجيا المعلومات بمدينة الشروق (english: Higher Institute of Computer & Information Technology)
  4. ^ المعهد الدولى العالى للاعلام بمدينة الشروق (english: Higher Institute of International Media)
  5. ^ "Students hold open-ended sit-in". Retrieved 15 June 2016.