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Tanta University

Region: Tanta Country: Egypt

About The University
In 1962 the decree of United Arab Republic president No. 1647 was issued for establishing the Faculty of Medicine, University of Alexandria and its location is in the city of Tanta. In 1969 the decree of United Arab Republic president No. 1088 was issued for establishing some new faculties in some universities like the Faculty of Commerce, Tanta and its nucleus is the Higher Commercial Institute at Tanta of the Ministry of Higher Education, the faculties of science and teachers in Tanta, and the Faculty of Agriculture at Kafr El-Sheikh and its nucleus is the higher agricultural Institute at Kafr El-Sheikh's of Ministry of Higher Education, and all of them followed to Alexandria University.

In 1970 the decree of United Arab Republic president No. 1647 was issued for establishing branches of the universities of Cairo and Alexandria and Ain Shams, where the a branch of the University of Alexandria was establishment at Tanta includes the faculties of medicine, commerce, science teachers in Tanta and agriculture at Kafr El-Sheikh.

In 1972 the decree of United Arab Republic president No. 49 was issued for organizing the universities and for cancelling the previous law No. 184 in 1958 where the text of Article II, paragraph (e) provided for the establishment of the University of Central Delta, and its location in Tanta, which was subsequently renamed under Presidential Decree No. 54 of 1973 to the University of Tanta and thus become the fifth university in the Arab Republic of Egypt after Cairo University, Ain Shams , Alexandria and Assiut.

In 1974 issued a decree, of First Deputy Chairman of the Council of Ministers No. 12 was issued for establishing of the Faculty of Education at Shebeen City where it follows Tanta University and transferring the dependency Faculty of Agriculture, at shebeen EL-Kom University of Ain Shams to Tanta University.

In 1975 a decree of the President of Arab Republic of Egypt No. 809 was issued for the executive regulation of Law No. 49 of 1972 on the organization of universities (Part I - V), Tanta University has Faculties of Arts, Commerce, Science and Medicine (followed by sections of Dentistry and Pharmacy), Education and Agriculture at Kafr El-Sheikh, agriculture and education at shebin Kom , then the decree of the Prime Minister's 924 in the same year was issued for modifying the same list and add the faculties of Engineering and Technology at shebin Kom and Electronic Engineering at Menuf to the faculties of the University of Tanta.

In 1976 a decree of the Council of Ministers President No. 1142 on the amendment of the same Regulation which added the faculties of dentistry,pharmacy, law, engineering, agriculture and veterinary medicine, education at Kafr El-Sheikh and the Higher Institute of Nursing (followed to the Faculty of Medicine) of the University of Tanta, and by the independent of EL-Monofia University, faculties of Engineering and Technology at shebin EL- Kom and Electronic Engineering at Menuf , education and agriculture at shebin Kom from the University of Tanta.

In 1981 a decree of President of the Arab Republic of Egypt 278 was issued for the establishing the a branch of Tanta University at Kafr El-Sheikh and contained the faculties of agriculture, education, and in 1990 a decree was issued to transfer the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine to a branch of Tanta University, Kafr El-Sheikh.

In 1994 the decree of President of the Arab Republic of Egypt No. 287 was issued to add the Faculty of Physical Education (male - female) of the University of Tanta, and in 1996 decree of the Minister of Higher Education No. 1661 was issued for issuing the bylaws of the Technical Institute of Nursing which follows the Faculty of Medicine, Tanta University. In 1998 a decree the President of Arab Republic of Egypt No.329 was issued for adding the specific Education faculty to Tanta University, and another one for the branch of the University of Kafr El-Sheikh.

In 2000 Presidential Decree No. 200 of Arab was issued for the independence of the Higher Institute of Nursing Faculty of Medicine to become the faculty of Nursing. In 2006 a decree the President of Arab Republic of Egypt No. 129 was issued to repeal the Branch of Tanta University at Kafr El-Sheikh and the establishment of the University Kafr El-Sheikh where the University of Tanta was the axis and the basis for the establishment of the new university.

The University Council
The University Council is consisted of the President of the University, and the membership of: Vice-President of the University Deans of faculties and institutes of the University Four members of the most experienced in the affairs of university education and public affairs and they are appointed for a two renewable years by the President after consulting the Council of the University. It is forbidden to collect more than membership of boards of universities that related to the law
of organizing universities. The Secretary of the University attends the meetings of the council of the university , participates in its discussions, has a position of the secretariat of the Council. Article (22) the law of organizing universities The current Council of the University.

About the Faculty
The Faculty of Medicine was found in 1962/63. The Medicine student obtains after a 10 semester study the degree of Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (B.Sc.) in Medical sciences .The Faculty of comprises the departments of Orthopedic Surgery; Neuro Surgery; Urology; Anatomy And Embryology; Surgery; Anesthesiology; Clinical ; Pathology ; Radiology ; Radiological Treatment For Neoplasm; Dermatology; Venereology; Neuropsychiatry; Internal Medicine; Pediatrics; Gynecology And Obstetrics; oto-Laryng-Phonology; Ophthalmology; Public Health; Forensic Medicine & Toxicology; Pathology; Pstsdiyology; Pharmacology ; Histology; Biochemistry; Physiology Bacteriology; Tropical Medicine; Chest And Heart Surgery (A,B,C) And Physical Medicine .The faculty offers the opportunity to obtain Diploma, Master and Ph.D. degrees in the various specialization's in the above mentioned departments.

Student Treatment
Good news for patients of virus c from students and the University of Tanta workers: implementing the national program for the treatment of viral hepatitis "C"

Treatment in hospital of university:
The student must pay tuition fees.The student receive a transfer letter according to the rules of treatment for university students, university hospital.
In the absence of a university hospital treatment, the President of the Medical committee in faculty of Medicine must agree on the treatment of the student outside the hospital in accordance with the followed rules and regulations.

Open Education
System was established in order to contribute to the democratic education as a human right, that exceeding the limits of traditional education and taking advantage of the tremendous scientific advances in information technology and communications. The system makes the science accessible to students everywhere, it also gives the opportunity for those who missed the opportunity of university education for reasons beyond the scope, both in terms of their lack of access to all grades, which qualifies them for admission to college or the lack of material resources or having to work to improve their conditions and the physical conditions of their families.

Tanta University Degree Programs :


  • Bachelor Degree
  • MBBS
  • Master Degree
  • MD Anaesthesiology
  • MD Anatomy
  • MD Biochemistry
  • MD Community Medicine
  • MD Dermatology
  • MD Emergency Medicine
  • MD General Medicine
  • MD Microbiology
  • MD Paediatrics
  • MD Pathology
  • MD Pharmacology
  • MD Physiology
  • MD Psychiatry
  • MD Radiodiagnosis
  • MD Skin & V.D
  • MD TB & Chest Diseases
  • MS Anatomy
  • MS ENT
  • MS General Surgery
  • MS Ophthalmology
  • MS Orthopaedics
  • Master of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation
  • Master of Oncology and Nuclear Medicine
  • Master of Cardiology and Blood Vessels
  • Master of Bacteriology
  • Master of Diagnostic Radiology
  • Master of Forensic Medicine and Clinical Toxicology
  • Mater of Chest
  • Master of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Master of Pathology
  • Master of Tropical Medicine
  • Master of Orthopedic Surgery
  • Master of Internal Medicine
  • Master of General Surgery
  • Master of Urology
  • Master of Acoustics
  • Master of Phisiology
  • Master of Clinical Pathology
  • Master of Opthalmology
  • Master of Dermatology, Venerology and Andrology


  • Bachelor Degree
  • BDS
  • Master Degree
  • MDS


  • Bachelor Degree
  • Bachelor of Science (Nursing)
  • Master Degree
  • Master of Science in Nursing


  • Bachelor Degree
  • B.Pharm. (Bachelor of Pharmacy)
  • Master Degree
  • M.Pharm
  • Diploma Programmes
  • D.Pharm

Public Health

  • Master Degree
  • Master of Public Health

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Tanta University

Tanta University

Contact Details

Address:El-Geish Street,Tanta,,31527 El Gharbiya

20 (40) 337 7929

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