In a major celebration held by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, the awards for the Best Egyptian University competition for the academic year 2020/2021 were announced, Prof. Dr. Khaled Abdel Ghaffar, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, announced that Ain Shams University ranked first as the best Egyptian university, headed by Prof. Dr. Mahmoud El-Metini, President of Ain Shams University and general supervision of Prof. Dr. Abdel Fattah Saoud, Vice President of Education and Student Affairs, Prof. Dr. Ayman Saleh, Vice President of Postgraduate Studies and Research, and Prof. Dr. Hisham Temraz, Vice President of Community Service and Environmental Development, where Ain Shams University won advanced positions in the competition organized by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research to choose the best university for the academic year 2020/2021, in which all Egyptian public universities and many research centers participated and held for the year the third in a row.
Ain Shams University won first place in the competition for the best university in receiving the academic year and facing Covid-19, and the university also won first place in the competition for the best university in applied research published in terms of creativity and its association with industry.
Ain Shams University won second place in the competition for the best website, and third place in the competition for the best environmentally friendly university.
This comes due to the qualitative boom that Ain Shams University has witnessed in recent years, according to an integrated strategic development plan that has been carefully developed to keep pace with the successive developments and become one of the fourth generation universities, in addition to retaining its historical heritage since its inception in the fifties of the last century, where Ain Shams University is one of the oldest and most prestigious Egyptian universities as an educational, research and service institution that embraces innovation.
The University was a pioneer in taking proactive steps to confront the global pandemic at all levels, and it succeeded through unprecedented measures in facing the challenges imposed by global health conditions even before the pandemic reached Egypt, which qualified it well to win advanced positions in various competitions launched by the Ministry of Higher Education and scientific research.
The university was able to perform all its academic, research, service and community roles at the highest level, which was praised by the evaluation and arbitration committees, which included experts from different disciplines.