Alexandria University Council headed by the University President Dr. Essam El-Kurdy during its last session approved the proposal of accepting 21,424 students in the coming academic year (2017-2018). The university accepts the students who have obtained general secondary certificate or equivalent. The council also approved accepting 646 students in university faculties in Matrouh branch.

The Council discussed faculties' preparations for exams and emphasized taking all necessary precautions for the exams.


Dr. Hisham Gaber, the vice president of Alexandria University for Education and Students Affairs declared that all university faculties had finished the second semester exams.

He stated that the exams were implemented smoothly while faculty members will announce the results as soon as possible. He added that there were 584 cribs during the current exams almost of them were in the faculty of Law.

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Within the role of Alexandria University in building strategic partnership with African universities, a delegation from AU is visiting Gamal Abdel-Naser University in Guinea Conakry. The delegation is headed by Dr. Hesham Gaber, AU vice-president for Education and Students Affairs. The delegation included Dr. Ibrahim Rehab the university Advisor for African affairs, Dr. Ahmed Othman the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Dr. Abdel Aziz Qonswa the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering.

The delegation was received by the Rector and deans of the Guinean universities in addition to the Guinean ambassador in Cairo.

The meeting discussed the available opportunities of cooperation between the two sides and the activation of the signed agreement in education and scientific research. The two sides agreed to give the priority to the fields of energy, water, health and environmental issues.

It is worth to mention that AU has two branches in South Sudan and Chad and has strong cooperation with many African countries like Kenya, Ethiopia, Tanzania and others. The university also provides 35 grants in graduate studies every year for students from Nile basin countries



The Council of Education and Students Affairs headed by Dr. Hisham Gaber reviewed the second semester exams in university faculties. Dr. Gaber stressed on providing all facilities for the students to perform well in the exams in appropriate atmosphere. He called too provide equal opportunities for students and to take legal action with any fraud cases.

The university vice President called to activate the role of Academic Coordinator for foreign students in order to provide care, guidance and support for them and help them to adapt with university community and public life. He also praised the sports day and cultural day organized by the Faculty of Medicine for foreign students from all colleges with participation of 2000 students and attended by cultural attachés of and Consuls of some diplomatic missions.



Dr. Hesham Gaber, AU vice-president for Education and Students Affairs has met the President of Gamal Abdel-Naser University in Guinea in presence of the Guinean ambassador in Cairo Sorbia Kamarah. The meeting came within the visit AlexandriaUniversity delegation to the Guinean university.

The meeting agenda covered the Guinean side requirements in fields of education, training, scientific research, students exchange and information technology.

The sides discussed the cooperation between Medicine faculties to qualify teaching staff through training courses to be held via webinars using the project of Pan-Africa satellites. Also a discussion took place on accepting students in the French program in AU Faculty of Medicine and providing training and study grants for graduate level in clinical specializations.

In the engineering field, AU delegation consisted of Dr. Ibrahim Rehab the university Advisor for African affairs, Dr. Ahmed Othman the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Dr. Abdel Aziz Qonswa the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering reviewed cooperation chances between faculties of Engineering in both universities in various specializations. They also presented the vision of developing curriculum of Master's degree in the Guinean university in Medical Engineering, Communication, Energy and Automatic control fields.

Both sides discussed the request of the Guinean university to provide Master's and PhD grants in AlexandriaUniversity and cooperation in graduation projects.