Sohag Univ

Background

Sohag University is a regional university which has a general strategic aim which is covering the needs of the national and local labor market from the qualified graduates scientifically and practically. It also aims at preparing a generation of the distinguished scientists. Worthy mentioning is that the history of Sohag University extends from the history of the construction of the first faculty which is faculty of education in 1971. After this the construction of faculty of scinece,faculty of arts and faculty of medicine came ,these faculties were subordinate to Assuit University then they became subordinate to South valley University. In 2006 Sohag University was set up to comprise all the faculties of Sohag governorate. The first higher education center in Sohag governorate was the Faculty of Education, established in 1971. In 1975, Faculties of Arts and Science were established. This center started as a branch of Assuit University 1980 with the establishment of the Faculty of Commerce. In 1992, Faculty of Medicine was established. In 1995, Sohag Branch became a branch of South Valley University in Qena. In 1996, Faculty of Agriculture was established. Shortly after President Mohamed Hosni Mubarak's decree of establishing Sohag University in 2006, Faculties of Industrial Education and Nursing were added to the university. Finally, in2008, a presidential decree of establishing Faculties of Engineering and Veterinary Medicine was issued, raising the number to ten faculties Sohag University Presidential decree (No.129/ 2006) was issued on 19/4/2006 for establishing Sohag University. Hence, relevant regulations of Egyptian universities law were modified. Besides, a presidential decree of appointing Prof. Dr. Mustafa Mohamed Kamal as the first President of Sohag University was issued. On 11/6/2008, Prof. Dr. Mohamed Sayed Ibrahim has been appointed President of Sohag University according to presidential decree No. 181, 2008.

Goals

Develop the spiritual and the moral values, increase the national awareness and raise the belonging and loyalty values

Polish the talents and develop the abilities and the skills

Form the families and the scientific clubs

VISION

Sohag University is looking forward to be a cultural and educational center in Egypt and an example of a world university that works to serve its local community and provide a kind of education that is related to the market need
-The University aims at preparing well-qualified graduates who could compete in the job market and could help the community to solve society problems.

MISSION

Sohag University is looking forward to be a cultural and educational center in Egypt and an example of a world university that works to serve its local community and provide a kind of education that is related to the market needs -The University aims at preparing well-qualified graduates who could compete in the job market and could help the community to solve society problems

 The head’s speech

The head’s speech

The university aspires to be a center for the civilized and the cultural radiation and to get its place on the universal map as a model of the university which gives the education opportunities on the national and local levels. The university also aspires to perform its effective role, in the enlightenment, renaissance and the Lasting development through the programs, the scientific researches and the participation, in solving the society and the environment

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