Ain Shams University is an institute of higher education located in Cairo, Egypt. Founded in 1950, the university provides education at the undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate levels.HistoryAin Shams University was founded in July 1950, the third-oldest non-sectarian native public Egyptian university (ancient Islamic universities such as Al-Azhar and private institutions such as the American University in Cairo are older), under the name of Ibrahim Pasha's University. The two earlier universities of this kind are Cairo University (Fuad I university) and Alexandria University (Farouk I university). When it was first established, Ain Shams University had a number of faculties and academic institutes, which were later developed into a university. The university's academic structure includes 14 faculties, 1 college and 2 high institutes plus 12 centers and special units.Faculties, colleges and institutes Faculty of Agriculture Faculty of Arts Faculty of Commerce Faculty of Computer and Information Science Faculty of Education Faculty of Dentistry Faculty of Languages (Al Alsun) Faculty of Law Faculty of Medicine Faculty of Nursing Faculty of Pharmacy Faculty of Engineering Faculty of Science Faculty of Specific Education Women's College Institute of Environmental Studies and Research Institute of Postgraduate Childhood The Higher Institute of Cooperative & Managerial Studies
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