Faculty of Agriculture, Ain Shams University is one of Egypt’s most distinguished agricultural institutions with over 50 years of experience in education, research, and extension activities. It played an important role in the generation of new knowledge through research and other creative work, and in the preparation of thousands of mature scholars for Egypt, Arab world and African countries.
The Faculty includes academic staff members graduated from virtually every major university in North America, Europe and Japan, and many professors have served on the faculties of universities around the world. Among the faculty members are fellows of a number of the world most important academies and members of the most prestigious scientific associations.
The faculty of agriculture, Ain Shams University also was founded in 1942 as a higher agriculture academic institute in Shbin Elkom.
During 50 years it moved from shbin Elkom in 1954 to a new place in the Elkoba Republic Palace. The faculty is now located, since 1963, in the area of Shobra Elkhema next to the Mohammed Ali Palace. This location represents a unique site where the fertile Nile Delta in the northern side and Cairo in the south side. This site gives a message that the faculty plays an important historical role in resuming the Egyptian agricultural civilization between the past and the future.