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Helwan University

University Web Ranking

World Rank : 3637

Country Rank : 5 (Web Ranking in egypt)


Founded in 1975. Helwan University is a Public higher education university located in cairo, cairo, egypt, africa. The university awards degree in arts & humanities, business & social sciences, medicine & health, engineering, science & technology. Internationally Helwan University university ranked 3637 in the world. It has ranked 5 in egypt. This 44 years old higher education university admission process is based on entrance examinations and students past academic record and grades. It provides admission to Men and Women (coed) and Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission.

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Founded : 1975

Areas of Studies

Diploma Bachelor Master Doctorate
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Important : (Yes) marked indicates university may be offering any one or all degrees such as PreBachelor, Bachelor, Master or Doctoral degree in that area of studies.
The above shown matrix is only the indicative and it may or may not be up-to-date or complete. Please contact or visit university official website for the complete information regarding areas of studies and the currently offered courses

Size And Profile

Control Type : Public

Entity Type : Non-Profit

Facilities And Services

Library : Yes

Housing : Yes

Usefult Links

Website Link : University Website Link

Wikipedia Article : Helwan University Wikipedia Article

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University Latest News

9 terrorists killed, leading terrorist captured in police raid in Greater Cairo  Egypttoday

CAIRO – 18 September 2019: A total of nine terrorist elements were killed in a fire exchange with security forces during a police raid at two hideouts in Obour city ...

Wed, 18 Sep 2019 12:14:57 GMT
Former deputy Alexandria governor referred to criminal court  Egypttoday

CAIRO – 15 September 2019: The Illicit Gains Authority ordered referring former Deputy Governor of Alexandria Souad al-Khouli, arrested in 2017, to the ...

Sun, 15 Sep 2019 13:42:37 GMT
Police storm home of Al-Mashhad newspaper editor-in-chief and arrest his son  Mada Masr

Police forces raided the home of journalist Magdy Shendy, editor-in-chief of Al-Mashhad newspaper, on Tuesday. While Shendy was not home at the time of the ...

Wed, 11 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Min. of antiquities to hold symposium in Helwan University Feb. 18  Egypttoday

CAIRO - 17 February 2019: Minister of Antiquities Khaled al-Anany is set to visit Helwan University on Feb. 18 at 10 a.m.. The minister of antiquities will hold a ...

Sun, 17 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Egypt sentences two to death over church attack  Yahoo News

An Egyptian court on Sunday sentenced two men to death and eight others to between three years and life in prison over an attack on a church and ...

Sun, 12 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Quran Competition in Egypt's Helwan University: Winners Announced  IQNA (International Quran News Agency)

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Winners of a Quran competition held in Egypt's Helwan University were announced on Sunday.

Mon, 04 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
South Helwan supercritical power plant, Helwan, Egypt  Power Technology

The 1.95GW South Helwan supercritical power plant is a being constructed in Helwan, a city situated along the Nile River, south of Cairo, Egypt.

Mon, 30 Jul 2018 16:17:07 GMT
EBRD investments in Egypt since 2012 hit $5B  Egypttoday

CAIRO - 14 July 2019: Managing Director for the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean (SEMED) region at the European Bank for Reconstruction and ...

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Egypt attack: Gunman targets Coptic Christians in church and shop  BBC News

Nine people have been killed in two attacks on Coptic Christians in Helwan district, south of Cairo, Egypt's interior ministry has said. Six civilians and a ...

Fri, 29 Dec 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Helwan University student assaulted on campus  Egypttoday

CAIRO – 10 May 2018: A university student named Omnia Khalil was verbally harassed and then brutally assaulted by a colleague in Helwan University campus ...

Thu, 10 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Ex-deputy Alexandria governor handed 12 yrs in prison over bribery  Egypttoday

CAIRO - 30 January 2019: Cairo Criminal Court sentenced on Wednesday Souad al-Khouli, former deputy governor of Alexandria, to 12 years in prison and ...

Wed, 30 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Students in Egypt invent car that runs on air  The Asian Age

The undergraduate students are rolling out a prototype one-person vehicle that runs on compressed oxygen.

Fri, 10 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
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Iraqi Arrest of Iranian Cleric on Suspicion of Drug Trafficking Stirs Controversy  Asharq Al-awsat English

The Iraqi security forces' arrest of an Iranian cleric on suspicion of drug trafficking at the Basra al-Shalamjah border crossing has sparked controversy on official, ...

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 11:54:49 GMT
Egyptian military government declares month-long emergency - as it happened  The Guardian

Follow live updates as Egypt declares a state of emergency after dozens of protesters killed in military crackdown on camps.

Wed, 14 Aug 2013 07:00:00 GMT
Temporary exhibition to be held at King Farouk Museum Wednesday  Egypt Independent

On the occasion of the 75th anniversary of its establishment, the King Farouk Corner Museum in Helwan will hold a temporary exhibition under the title “A King's ...

Tue, 07 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Egypt: Mass Attacks on Churches  Human Rights Watch

(New York) – Egyptian authorities should take the necessary steps to protect churches and religious institutions against mob attacks, Human Rights Watch said ...

Wed, 21 Aug 2013 07:00:00 GMT
We stand united with Copts this Christmas  The National

Tomorrow marks the Coptic Orthodox Christmas, when millions of Christian worshippers across the Middle East will mark one of the holiest dates of their ...

Sat, 06 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT
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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 08:00:00 GMT
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Sun, 14 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Damietta cell: What you need to know about 21 sentenced to death  Egypttoday

CAIRO - 23 February 2018: Cairo Criminal sentenced 21 people to death on Thursday after convicting them belonging to a terrorist cell known as “Damietta Cell” ...

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT
The student movement in Egypt over the last century  Middle East Monitor

The world and major media outlets have followed the student activities in Egyptian universities over the past two years, especially in Cairo and Al-Azhar ...

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT
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Egyptian court sentences 4 to life in prison for judge assassination attempt - Politics - Egypt  Ahram Online

A Cairo Criminal Court sentenced Wednesday four individuals to life in prison for attempting to assassinate a judge by detonating improvised explosive devices ...

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Egypt's Christians Caught in Cross Fire  TIME

Drenched in sweat and covered in ash, 24-year-old Miriam Nagi has spent the past eight days mopping soot inside St. George's Church. She's cleaning up after ...

Mon, 26 Aug 2013 07:00:00 GMT
Khufu papyri on show at Egyptian Museum Thursday - Ancient Egypt - Heritage  Ahram Online

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Wed, 13 Jul 2016 07:00:00 GMT
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Sat, 06 Jun 2015 07:00:00 GMT
Egypt's Feminist Union Undergoing Reincarnation  Women's eNews

The venerable Egyptian women's rights advocacy, the Egyptian Feminist Union, is coming back to life amid a flowering of civil-society groups. But the road ...

Sun, 29 Jan 2012 08:00:00 GMT
New mosaics at Cairo's Faculty of Fine Arts - Stage & Street - Arts & Culture  Ahram Online

Students contemplate the future of art in Egypt as they wait for their graduation projects to be marked at the Faculty of Fine Arts, Helwan University in Cairo.

Tue, 10 Jul 2012 07:00:00 GMT

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Arts & Humanities

This university may be offering any one or all degrees such as PreBachelor, Bachelor, Master or Doctoral degree in at least one of the following subjects:
  • Applied Arts
  • Classics
  • Design
  • Education
  • Fine Arts
  • History
  • Literature
  • Museum Studies
  • Performing Arts
  • Philosophy
  • Religion and Theology
  • Visual arts
  • Other Arts & Humanities Studies


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  • Accounting / Finance
  • Anthropology / Archaeology
  • Business / Commerce / Management
  • Communication and Media Studies
  • Development Studies
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • Law
  • Library and Information Science
  • Physical Education / Sport Science
  • Political and International Studies
  • Social Policy / Public Administration
  • Social Work
  • Sociology / Psychology
  • Tourism / Hospitality
  • Other Business & Social Science Studies


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  • Aboriginal / Indigenous People Studies
  • African Studies
  • American & Caribbean Studies
  • Ancient and Modern Languages
  • Asian Studies
  • English Studies
  • European Studies
  • French Studies
  • Germanic Studies
  • Indian / South Asian Studies
  • Italian Studies
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  • Orthopaedics
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  • Pediatrics
  • Pathology
  • Podiatry
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  • Radiography
  • Speech / Rehabilitation / Physiotherapy
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  • Aeronautical Engineering
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Architectural Engineering
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Computer and IT Engineering
  • Electronic and Electrical Engineering
  • General Engineering
  • Geological Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Mechanical / Manufacturing Engineering
  • Mining and Metallurgical Engineering
  • Other Engineering Studies


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  • Architecture
  • Aviation
  • Biology / Biochemistry / Microbiology
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