Zagazig University | MBBS in Egypt

Zagazig University, Egypt

Zagazig University, Egypt is a global university for higher medical education. It is located in Zagazig, Sharqi. The university was established as a branch of Ain Shams university, but after some time, it became an independent university.


University at a Glance: 

Established: Founded in 1970

University Type: Public University

Number of International Students: 1843

Hostel Type: No hostel 

Climate: Dry and Hot

Yearly Tuition Fee:  Not Available (Tuition Fee/ Semester), $285-504/Month (Hostel fee)

Eligibility: 10+2 with at least 50% in PCB + Medical Certificate

ECFMG Approval: Approved 

Last Date to Apply: August every year 


University Introduction:

Zagazig University is a renowned regional and international university for medical education, and offers several courses. The university is recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education of Egypt. The university ranked 1009 internationally, 32 in Africa, and 8 nationally. The university has 148243 undergraduate students, and 7432 graduate students. Zagzig university has more than 7700 highly professional and skilled teachers.



The university has several faculties including the Faculty of internal medicine, Faculty of Microbiology, Faculty of Pediatrics, Faculty of General Surgery, Faculty of Cardiology, Faculty of Medical Biochemistry, Faculty of Orthopedics, and many more. The university has an independent central library for students and faculty practices. Other than this, the university has an emergency hospital, University hospital, and Student hospital established by The General Directorate of Medical Affairs. 


Campus Life

The university work towards providing pioneer education and outstanding research knowledge to the students. The university conducts international conferences on medical science. The university Student hospital offers medical clinics for medical practices. The university gives access to a global database, central library, digital library, and message library to students. These are the perfect gateway to get the information relevant to medical researches.



The Zangazig university does not have its dormitories. However, Egypt is a well-known location for comfortable private hostels. Students can get an independent and shared room at an affordable price. All the hostels have facilities like a sports club, Jogging track, mess, TV area, and a shared kitchen. Most of the hostels are situated near the university, and have 24*7 internet access through Wi-Fi. 


Why should I study at The Zangazig university, Egypt?

  • Offers scholarships and financial aid to its students.
  • Autonomous center of Hand Surgery and Microsurgery.
  • Center for development of leadership capabilities.
  • World-class faculty.
  • Links with international organizations.
  • Digital platform for students’ queries.
  • Separate committee and area for recreational activities.
  • Student council to participate in community services.
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