Founded 1942 as State University, incorporating former branches of the Faculties of Arts, Law, and Engineering of Fouad I University (Cairo), and known as Farouk University until 1953. Faculty of Medicine and Colleges of Education at Tanta detached 1972 to form new University.
- Engineering FacultyFields of study: Hydraulic Engineering, Textile Technology, Transport Engineering, Computer Education, Marine Engineering, Building Technologies, Petroleum and Gas Engineering, Production Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering, Architecture, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Physics, Mathematics
- Medicine FacultyFields of study: Parasitology, Dermatology, Cardiology, Orthopaedics, Oncology, Toxicology, Ophthalmology, Anaesthesiology, Community Health, Paediatrics, Pathology, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Anatomy, Physiology, Pharmacology, Surgery, Microbiology, Public Health, Biochemistry, Health Sciences, Medicine
- Nursing FacultyFields of study: Nursing
- Physical Education for Girls FacultyFields of study: Physical Education
- Admission details: Secondary school certificate or equivalent