Zagazig University

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Zagazig University
Type Public
Established 1974; 42 years ago (1974)
President Ashraf El-Shihy
Location Ash Sharqiyah, Egypt
Campus Zagazig, Ash Sharqiyah
Website www.zu.edu.eg

Zagazig University (Arabic: جامعة الزقازيق‎) is an Egyptian university in the city of Zagazig, the capital of Ash Sharqiyah governorate. Zagazig University is the 7th oldest Egyptian University and highly ranked university. At first it began as a branch of Ain Shams University and in 14/4/1974 Zagazig University was established as an independent University which was composed of six colleges as a branch of Ain Shams University. Those are the colleges of agriculture, trade, veterinary medicine, human medicine, education and science.

History[edit]

  • In May 1975, the Supreme Council of Universities approved establishing the faculties of Arts, Science and Pharmacy.
  • In November 1976, the Supreme Council of Universities approved establishing the faculty of Engineering and the Graduate Institute of Nursing (affiliated by the Faculty of Medicine).
  • In November 1976, establishing a branch of the University in Benha was approved. The branch included the colleges of Commerce in Benha, Engineering in Shubra, Science and Agriculture in Moshtohor and Education and Medicine in Benha.
  • In August 1980, approved establishing faculty of Veterinary Medicine in Mochtohor.
  • In November 1980, establishing the Graduate Institute of Productive Efficiency was approved. br /> * In April 1981, establishing faculty of Science in Benha was approved.
  • In July 1981, establishing the faculties of Physical Education males and females in Zagazig was approved.
  • In July 1981, establishing the faculty of Arts in Benha was approved.
  • In April 1981, the Institute of the preparation of medical professionals was opened.

Now Zagazig University includes 33 faculties and institutions in many various sciences.

The current president of the university is Ashraf El-Shihy.

Faculties[edit]

  • Faculty of Medicine ’’’ كلية الطب البشري’’’
  • Faculty of Pharmacy’’’ كلية الصيدلة’’’
  • Faculty of Commerce ’’’ كلية التجارة’’’
  • Faculty of Arts ’’’ كلية الآداب’’’
  • Faculty of Technology & Development ’’’كلية التكنولوجيا والتنمية’’’
  • Faculty of Education ’’’ كلية التربية’’’
  • Faculty of Law ’’’ كلية الحقوق’’’
  • Faculty of Engineering ’’’ كلية الهندسة’’’
  • Faculty of Veterinary Medicine ’’’ كلية الطب البيطري’’’
  • Faculty of Nursing ’’’ كلية التمريض’’’
  • Faculty of Agriculture ’’’ كلية الزراعة’’’
  • Faculty of Science ’’’ كلية العلوم’’’
  • Faculty of Special Education ’’’ كلية التربية النوعية’’’
  • Faculty of Male Physical Education ’’’ كلية التربية الرياضية بنين’’’
  • Faculty of Female Physical Education ’’’ كلية التربية الرياضية’’بنات
  • Faculty of Computers and Information Science ’’’ كلية الحاسبات و المعلومات’’’
  • Faculty of Agricultural Engineering ’’’كلية الهندسة الزرعية’’’

Institutes[edit]

  • Higher Institute of Production Efficiency
  • Higher Institute of Asian Studies and Researches
  • Higher Institute of Ancient Near Eastern Studies

University Leadership[edit]

University President[edit]

  • Ashraf El-Shihy

Vice Presidents[edit]

  • Graduate Studies and Research: Ashraf Mohamed El-Shihy
  • Education & Student Affairs: Ashraf Mohamed El-Shihy
  • Environment Affairs and Community Development: Ashraf Mohamed El-Shihy

Number of Students and Faculty Staff[edit]

Number of Undergraduate Students[edit]

  • Admitted Students (2004–2005) = 32959
  • Current Students = 154689
  • Graduated Students (2003) = 30506

Number of Current Postgraduate Students (2004-2005)[edit]

  • Diploma = 5858
  • Master(Msc.) = 7255
  • Doctor (PHD &MD) = 2860
  • Total = 15968

Number of Postgraduated Students (2003)[edit]

  • Diploma = 3248
  • Master ( Msc ) = 685
  • Doctor ( PHD & MD) = 406
  • Total = 4339

Number of Faculty Staff[edit]

  • Professors = 1450
  • Ass.Professor = 1273
  • Lecturer = 1738
  • Ass. Lecturer = 1218
  • Demonstrator = 1365
  • Total = 7044

Zagazig University Hospitals[edit]

  • Emergency – Istekbal- Hospital
  • Pediatrics Hospital
  • General Medicine Hospital
  • Specialized Medicine Hospital
  • Mubarak Hospital
  • New Surgery Hospital
  • Specialized Surgery-Assalam-Hospital
  • Tumor & Oncology Hospital
  • Accidents & Trauma Hospital
  • Economic Treatment –Iktessady-Hospital
  • 592.000.000 Egyptian Pounds (2004–2005).

Special Units in Zagazig University[edit]

Special Units of ZU General Administration[edit]

  • Society service center
  • Zagazig University Press
  • Social Clubs
  • Scientific Equipment Maintenance Center
  • Zagazig University Stadium
  • Entertainment House
  • Conference Hall
  • ESP Center
  • Kinder Garden

Special Units at Faculty of Agriculture[edit]

  • The unit of Khatara project
  • Agriculture research and experiments center

Special Units at Faculty of Engineering[edit]

  • The Technical Consultation and Research Center
  • The Workshop

Special Units at Faculty of Commerce[edit]

  • University products and services marketing center
  • Commercial research and studies center

Special Units at Faculty of Law[edit]

  • International Economic studies center

Special Units at Institute of Productivity Efficiency[edit]

  • The Center Of Alimentary Harvest,
  • Soil And Water Researches.

Special Units at Faculty Of Veterinary Medicine[edit]

  • Veterinary Hospital
  • The Farm Of Veterinary Medicine
  • Fancy
  • Veterinary Services Center
  • Internal Deposition Unit
  • Fish Researches Unit

Special Units at Faculty Of Science[edit]

  • The Electronic Microscope Center .
  • Researches And Scientific Studies Center.
  • Physical Efficiency And Researches Unit.
  • Light And Spectra Researches Lab.

Special Units at Faculty Of Physical Education[edit]

  • Physical Efficiency and Research

Special Units at Faculty Of Arts[edit]

  • International Center Of French
  • Language And Culture
  • The Development Of Society Center

Degrees Offered[edit]

  • Bachelor of Agriculture,Commerce, Computers and Information, Education, Physicl Education,Nursing, Science, Specific Education.(4 Years) .
  • Bachelor of Engineering, Pharmacy, Vet.Med (5 Years).
  • Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery (6 Years).
  • Diploma .
  • M.A., M. Sc.
  • Ph.D. & MD.

Language of Instruction[edit]

  • Arabic & English.

Academic Year[edit]

  • October–June

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 30°35′22″N 31°28′56″E / 30.5894°N 31.4823°E / 30.5894; 31.4823