Aswan university was constructed as a governmental university by the presidential decree no. 311 of 11th of June 2013 and it now including 15 faculties: engineering, science, energy engineering, social work, arts, education, veterinary medicine, agriculture, nursing, languages and translation, medicine, fisheries technology, commerce, specific education and archaeology. The university main campus is located in Sahary City, Airport Road which occupies 400 acres in addition to the new headquarters in Aswan Al-Gadeda that occupies 98.5 acres. The university provides an integrated care programme for its students, intended to provide housing, study and recreational facilities to best suit their needs. The university also includes a number of dedicated advanced research facilities for the graduate students. Aswan university ranked the first place for citations in the world university ranking 2020 and the university records one of the best 301-400 universities over the world for engineering and technology.