About SVU

University Profile

South Valley University (SVU), covers a large area in Upper Egypt and distributed in three Governorates (Qena, Luxor, and the Red Sea).
SVU main campus is located in Qena, a city which is 600 km south Cairo. Other campuses are in Luxor and Hurghada (The Red Sea). The University includes a total of (18) Faculties and one Institute.
South Valley University  began the study on October 1970 ,as a branch of Assiut University,  and separated  on January 2, 1995 by decree No.142.
 SVU is committed to provide a big  role of community service in the region of Upper Egypt. SVU is a vibrant, nationally recognized student-centered, research institution with an enrolment of 50827 in the Academic Year 2017/2018. The University attracts students from every governorate of Egypt and some other countries. Its more than 1733 academic staff have been trained at  the best international foundations, and they brought to the University a global perspective that enhances the educational environment.
As a matter of fact, SVU is an independent university, so it commits to provide the mission through culture and educational services. Needless to say, being a good neighbor and a valued member of the community and one of its highest priorities.


Scientific leadership to establish knowledge community and sustainable development.


South Valley University (SVU) seeks to provide education according to the community needs  and creative, inn addition to scientific researches through providing a good educational climate for preparing proficient graduates according to regional and international criteria. Besides, SVU supports scientific research and effective partnership that meet the aspiration of the South Valley community.

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