Tanta University is located in the center of Nile Delta at Al-Gharbiyah governorate, Egypt. It was founded in 1962 as a branch of University of Alexandria. In 1972 it became an independent University with the name University of the Middle Delta. In 1973, the name was changed to Tanta University. Tanta University has 13 faculties. It has more than 80000 students.
The University seeks to be distinctive locally, regionally and internationally as well as being pioneer in fields of education, scientific research, community service and environmental development.
Tanta University is keen on creating an effective academic environment through continuous development of academic programs in various specializations, in the light of the needs of development plans and meeting students’ needs of knowledge and skills in the framework of social values and traditions, in addition to offering learning opportunities and professional development for graduates in various sectors in order to keep up with progress and realize the aspirations of labor market.
Moreover, the University is committed to providing fundamentals of creativity in different areas of serious methodical scientific research so as to develop science, knowledge and sustainable development as well as solving community problems.