In accordance with the Law No. 70 of 1975, Helwan University was established on 26/7/1975. The foundation stone was laid in 1975. On 8/1/1985, the contract of the first-phase establishment was concluded. Then it was established, and HU faculties began to be brought together within one Campus after long years of being off-Campus in different places.
HU is 350 acres located in Ein Helwan. HU (Future University) comprises 20 faculties, 58 self-sponsored units and a number of new facilities. HU is marked by unique specific faculties (Applied Arts, Art Education, Music Education) which do not exist in other Egyptian Universities. There are also mother faculties (Fine Arts, Physical Educations for Men, Physical Education for Women, Home Economics) from which similar faculties in other Universities have been emerged.
Since Helwan University was established in Ein Helwan- Helwan City, all the surrounding areas such as Ezbet El-Walda and Ein Helwan have been given full attention, through conferences and symposiums held to improve those areas. When established, HU has been a real milestone in the development of the University Education concept in Egypt. HU is considered the permanent Future University and its development represents the educational process promotion and the society development in Egypt.