|President||Prof. Ahmed M. B. Shehab El-Din|
|Location||Mansoura, Dakahliya, Egypt|
Mansoura University was founded in 1972 in Mansoura city, Egypt. Now, it also has a branch in Damietta. It is one of the biggest Egyptian universities and has contributed much to the cultural and scientific life in Mansoura and Egypt.
The faculty of medicine was founded in 1962 as a branch of Cairo University. In 1972, a presidential decree announced the establishment of the University under the name "East Delta University". Later on, its name was changed to Mansoura University in 1973.
The main Campus is located in Mansoura city. It comprises the following faculties:
The University also provides a number of students' services within the campus which include:
Four faculties are located off campus, which are:
The Damietta branch has eight faculties:
Mansoura University is famous for its specialized Medical centers, which provide both medical and academic services. They include the main mansoura university hospital, the children hospital, the specialized hospital for general internal diseases, the ophthalmology center, the digestive system center and the Urology and Nephrology center. The latter is the biggest of its kind in the Middle East.
According to the 2008 Webometrics World Universities rankings, Mansoura University is ranked 3rd in Egypt and 15th in Africa.