Al-Azhar University

Al-Azhar University


The School of Medicine at Al-Azhar University is one of Egypt’s oldest and most prestigious medical schools. It was founded in 1964 in the El-Gamhoria district of Cairo. The school offers a 6-year MBBS program that leads to the Doctor of Medicine degree. Al-Azhar University is accredited by the Egyptian Ministry of Higher Education and the World Health Organization. The school is also a member of the Association of Medical Schools in the Middle East and North Africa (AMMENA).

The school’s curriculum includes courses on Islamic law and ethics and studies on traditional Islamic medicine. Highly qualified faculty and offers a modern curriculum that is based on the latest medical advances.

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Programs Offered

Doctor of Medicine

Bachelor of Nursing

Bachelor of Pharmacy

Bachelor of Physiotherapy

Bachelor of Dentistry

Bachelor of Optometry

Bachelor of Speech-Language Pathology (BS-SLP)

Bachelor of Health Administration


Al-Azhar University

The African Medical School, give students the opportunity to pursue a world-class education in medicine and healthcare.

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