Helwan University was founded on July 26th ,1975 as a result of the development of some higher technical institutes which had been affiliated to the Ministry of Higher Education. It comprises some of the oldest educational institutions in Egypt, dating back to the early eighteenth century. Helwan University is considered a unique model among Egyptian Universities as it encompasses Arts, Fine arts, Applied arts, Art education, Music education and Physical Education Faculties. The main campus is in Ain Helwan, Cairo. A number of faculties have been moved there, while others are still located in Zamalek, Boulaq, Giza, El Manyal. Huge buildings are constructed at Ain Helwan so that ultimately all the university faculties would have one location.