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Ain Shams University Cairo Egypt Brief introduction

World Ranking 401-500

Shanghai Ranked

QS  medicine golden Ranking 150-200

QS 4 stars ⭐️ 🌟 🌟 🌟 Rating

Ranked 8th in Arcica (CWTSLEIDEN)


Demerdash Hospital was Established in 1928 with a donation from Mr. Rahim Demerdash Pasha, and established the Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University in 1947 and was called the Medical College Demerdash and was affiliated with the Cairo University ) and then annexed to the Ain Shams University in 1950 to be the third medical school in Egypt after Cairo ,Alexandria Medicine, and attached to a teaching hospital is Demerdash Hospital and includes most of the surgical departments.


Ain shams university faculty of medicine is one of the largest educational medical institution in MENA region. More than 12000 post-graduate students. More than 7000 under-graduate students. 3107 staff members and 1197 teacher assistants.


39 departments 12 basic science and 27 clinical. Recognized as the reliable section that has a positive and significant impact on academic and non-academic international students, lives in the Middle east and Africa.


It offers the Non Arabic Speaking students an English speaking learning environment to overcome the language barrier and to expand the walls of faculty of medicine Ain shams University to include African and Asian students.


Faculty of medicine, Ain shams university, is dedicated to develop a crew of trained physicians embedded with competitive skills, capable of lifelong learning, teaching and training committed to professional conduct and ethics.


The institution upholds ongoing development of programmes curricula and scientific research, with special emphasis on applied researches and health care programme to satisfy community needs.

For the new undergraduate(MBBS)programme will consist of total of 215 credit hours (5+internship), Innovated program that drives and leads change, Adopts a number of core clinical cases, Early clinical integration, Spiral revisits.


List of programmes offered by the university, PhD degree, 50master degree ,35 diplomas, 84 professional diplomas ,2 Fellowship, 1 interdisciplinary degree .


Teaching Hospital

Faculty of Medicine Educational Hospital (internal medicine and surgery) consists of an outpatient clinic and inpatient department. Both have approximately 4500 beds with more than 10,000 staff working in all departments and serving about 2,000,000 patients from all over Egypt annually.


It is managed by doctors who are professors of medicine and the other faculty staff in all specializations. Medical Centres and Outpatient Clinics, Institute  of Psychiatry Hospital, Poison Control Centre, Radiation Oncology & Nuclear Medicine Centre, Outpatient Clinics, Emergency Departments


Ain Shams University Specialized Hospital

Established in 1984 as a self sponsored unit to provide advanced medical care service.


The Cardiac Surgery Academy (CSA)

CSA is an independent establishment belongs to Ain Shams University, with a 400 bed capacity, most of them are surgical, also provides many free services.


Intensive care units

Internal Medicine, Geriatrics, Surgical, Trauma & Surgical ER, Neurology, Department of Neurosurgery, Toxicology, Coronary, Pediatric Cardiology, Respiratory system, Burns, Cardiothoracic surgery, Pediatric surgery, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pediatrics, Neonatal.Referral hospitals providing all levels of medical care, 7 hospitals, 6 medical centres,4000 beds, 1.5 millions of outpatients per year, 150000 inpatients per year.


The first and only geriatrics hospital in the MENA region, First centre of respiratory Endoscopy in Egypt .


One Of the first hospital in the MENA region to establish heart care, High success rates in liver transplantation. Outstanding   psychiatry centre.


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