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The October 6 University is the first private university in the Arab Republic of Egypt. O6U is instituted by the Republican Decree number 243 1996. The university is a member of the Association of Arab Universities and the Association of African Universities. The University includes fourteen Faculties, University Hospital, and two hotels for male and female students. It has also established a center for quality assurance and accreditation having units in all the faculties, to enhance and disseminate quality culture. The University comprises a modern library, equipped with state of the art audio/visual technology, a large collection of books and references, spacious conference and reading halls, and connected through the internet to several electronic library networks. Additionally, the university has established a center of excellence for training and human resources development to enhance and transfer practical expertise in all production generate graduates who combine both theory and practice.

The University campus consists of four educational buildings, hospital, gardens and playgrounds, as shown in the following figure. The total area of the campus amounts to 170,000 square meters. The total number of students in the university is about 13.000 drawn from 42 different nationalities which represent about third of the total number of students.