Minya University

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Minya University
جامعة المنيـا
TypePublic university
PresidentProf. Mohamed Ahmed Shrief
Coordinates: 28°7′28″N 30°44′3″E / 28.12444°N 30.73417°E / 28.12444; 30.73417

Minya University (also spelled Minia) was established in Minya, Egypt, in 1976 by virtue of Republican Decree No. (93), separating it from Asyut University. The campus is north of Minya. Its emblem is Nefertiti's head.


The university has 17 faculties:

  • Faculty of Agriculture[1]
  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Arts (off campus)
  • Faculty of Fine Arts
  • Faculty of Engineering (off campus)
  • Faculty of Medicine
  • Faculty of Physical Education
  • Faculty of Dentistry (off campus)
  • Faculty of Dar Al-Uloom (Islamic teachings)
  • Faculty of Nursing
  • Faculty of Tourism and Hotels
  • Faculty of Al-Alsun (languages)
  • Faculty of Pharmacy
  • Faculty of Computer Science
  • Faculty of Specific Education
  • Faculty of Kindergarten


In 2018, the university, in conjunction with the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, spearheaded a week-long sports event for people with disabilities. It was the first of its kind in Egypt's history.[2]


  1. ^ Zohny, Hazem (20 April 2011). "The woes of Egyptian PhD students". Nature Asia. Retrieved 18 October 2018.
  2. ^ "Start of First Disability Challenge". Al Masry Al Youm. 17 February 2018. Retrieved 18 October 2018.

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