October 6 University

October 6 University (O6U) is a private university in Egypt. It was established by the Republican Decree no. 243 in 1996.

O6U is in the 6th Of October City, 32 km from downtown Cairo. The campus consists of four education buildings, the teaching hospital, and the hostel for female students, while the central library and male students hostel are 150 meters from the campus.

All the awarded degrees are accredited and validated by the Egyptian Supreme Council of Universities.O6U is a member of the Association of Arab Universitiessince 1997and the Association of African Universities.

An academic cooperation agreement was signed between many government universities and October 6 University (O6U). It was endorsed by the supreme council of national and private universities on June 4, 2011 by which O6U is allowed to offer postgraduate programs in collaboration with Theses Universities and degrees will be granted by them. The hospital is built on a surface area of 45000 square meters. It has a capacity of 360 beds, 20% out of them offer free-of-charge service for education purposes.

The university has many institutes of higher education under the name Culture & Science City.

The Culture and Science City has two campuses: the first is in 6 October City and the second is in Sheraton and distributed per the following locations:

6 October Campus

  • Higher Institute of Engineering
  • Higher Institute for Mass Media and Communication Techniques
  • Higher Institute for Computer Science and Information Systems
  • Higher Institute of Languages
  • Higher Institute of Administrative Sciences
  • Higher Institute of Economics and Environment
  • Higher Institute for Social Work

Sheraton Campus

  • Higher Institute for Optics Technology
  • Egyptian Higher Institute for Tourism and Hotels
  • Higher Institute for Languages (Sheraton Buildings)

Six October University Library (SOUL) is considered as one of the largest, well–stocked university libraries in Egypt. SOUL is outside the university campus (150 m from it) and is designed to be an integrated and all–embracing cultural complex to support the instructional and research needs of university community and beyond. SOUL learning technology consists of the libraries, academic computing services, center for learning and teaching.SOUL offers online and offline access to databases, e-books and imprint. It houses thousands of volumes, microfilms, digital collection, multimedia materials, and serial titles.

Address – 6th of October city,Giza Governorate.

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