Helwan University is a public university based in Helwan, Egypt, which is part of Greater Cairo. It comprises 21 faculties as well as 50 research centers and productive units which connect the university with the problems of the Egyptian society.
It is generally known for its engineering and business study courses. Especially notable are its Faculties of Engineering, the Faculty of Commerce and Business Administration, with specialized departments dealing with foreign trade, international relations, and business information systems; the Faculty of Computers & Information; and the Faculty of Science.
Faculty of Medicine is the newest faculty of them all, the university hospital is at Badr City. Helwan university also has a Faculty of Nursing, and its Faculty of Pharmacy is known to be the first clinical pharmacy in Egypt.