Egypt (IFMSA - Egypt) - Azhar University - Cairo
LC GENERAL INFORMATION
9788533
5400
Internal Medicine, Plastic surgery, Cardiology, Pediatrics, Gynaecology/Obsteristcs
July, Augest, September
12 SCOPE STUDENTS
8 SCORE STUDENTS
1 Meal per day at the hospital
Student apartment
Please follow the instructions given by the exchange team regarding Safety Measures & Dress code.
Www.amsa-azhar.org
LEOs
Muhammad Eid
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OVERVIEW

About Cairo
Cairo is the capital of Egypt and the largest city in the Middle East and 2nd largest in
Africa. Located near Nile Delta it was founded in 969 CE. Nicknamed the city of a
thousand minarets for its preponderance of Islamic architecture. Cairo has long been
a center of political and cultural life, Cairo was founded by Jawhar El-seqilli “the
Sicilian “of the Fatimid dynasty in the tenth century but the land composing the presetday
city was the site of national capitals whose remnants remain visible in parts of old
Cairo.
Cairo was also associated with ancient Egypt as it is close to the ancient cities of
Memphis, Giza, and Fustat which are near the Great Sphinx and the pyramids of Giza, it
has the world’s second-oldest institution of higher learning “Al-Azhar University “, and it
is in the Heart of Egypt it is much close to all of the other Governorates in the North,
Southeast and West.

About Al-Azhar university
Al-Azhar University:
I"The Noble Azhar University" is an educational institute in Cairo, Egypt. Founded in
970~972 as a madrasa, it is the chief center of Arabic literature and Islamic learning in
the world. It is the oldest degree-granting University in Egypt. In 1961 non-religious
subjects were added to its curriculum. It is associated With Al-Azhar Mosque in Islamic
Cairo. The university’s mission includes the propagation of Islamic religion and culture.
Its library is considered second in importance in Egypt only to the Egyptian National
Library and archives.
[citation needed] In May 2005, Al-Azhar in partnership with a Dubai information
technology Enterprise.
Al-Azhar University too has branches outside Egypt,
Al-Azhar University – Gaza
Al-Azhar University – Doha

UNIVERSITY AND HOSPITALS

we have 3 university hospitals:

1- Al Hussein Hospital.

2- Al Said Galal Hospital.

3- Al-Azhar specialized hospital. 

In addition to the Islamic cardiac center for cardiology.

RESEARCH PROJECTS AND LABS

at both the college labs & the hospital

Value of 3D speckle tracking echocardiography in assessment of left ventricular (LV) systolic Dysfunction in hypertensive patients.

BOARDING
1 meal per day at  the hospital
LODGING
at a student apartment
TRANSPORTATION
Uber, Taxi and the public transportation(buses and minibuses)
SOCIAL PROGRAM

AMSA social program
Every month we make a schedule for our social program which is formed of two parts:
1- Inside Cairo:
we offer the incoming students a daily outing after the hospital to explore different places in Cairo (The pyramids, The Egyptian Museum, Salah El Den citadel, Al-Azhar park, El Hussein area, khan el Khalili, El Moez Street, the bowling center, el cobra, city stars shopping mall, Cairo festival mall, Mall of Arabia, downtown outing, Cairo tour, Nile cruise and so many more…)
2- Outside Cairo: Every weekend, we have a trip to one of the amazing Egyptian cities like Alexandria, Sharm el sheikh, Siwa, Luxor&Aswan, Hurghada, White and Black desert, Dahab)

A cool social team from AMSA members will be there throughout the social program to help you get the most out of experience.

You can check here our social program booklet:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1CksYjNFY2UexsrnLmM2nBojyND2iR6uU/view?usp=sharing

MUST SEE
Inside Cairo
  • Giza Pyramids.
  • Grand Egyptian Museum.
  • National Museum of Egyptian civilization.
  • Cairo tower
  • Nile cruise
  • Downtown
  • El Moez Street
  • Khan el Khalili
  • Cairo citadel
  • Religious complex
  • Nile kayaking
Outside Cairo
  • Dahab
  • Siwa Oasis
  • Luxor & Aswan
  • North Coast
  • Red sea
  • Alexandria
OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION
Muhammad Eid (LEO/LORE)
Email: [email protected]
Cell: +201142938789
WhatsApp : +201142938789
Address: Abbas El Akkad, Nasr City, Cairo.