Department of Microbiology

Micropology Department of began operation in 1974 as a branch of Department of botany in the faculty of Agriculture. In 1993 the Department became indpendent. Since then, it has developed very fast to be one of the leading centers for education and research in Micropology in Egypt.

It offers a broad program leading to the Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy Degrees and prepares for careers in teaching, research or extension services.


The Department is housed in the main building of the College of Agriculture. It is well equipped for graduate work , in the Branch of Agriculture Microbiology , field plots and greenhouses are used in teaching and research. The Department has a good collection of Staff Members specialized in micro-organisms (fungal, bacteria and virs), as well as a good number of dissertations.The Department orgnized many National and International Conferences and Workshops.

Field of Specialization

Active research programs give emphasis to biofertilizers by nitrogen fixers bacteria and microhyza.

Stuents entering the Department of Microbiology should have strong basic scientific background of fermentation biochemestry and pail microbiology.

Master's Degree

The Master of Science (M.Sc.) Degree is recommended as an interim degree for students working towards the Ph.D. degree, and it also serves as Master`s holders. A minimum of 24 credits must be earned , at least six of which must be gained in other Departments. The candidate must pass a comprehensive oral examination after which the Degree is honored. Fulfillment of all requirements for M.Sc. degree usually requires three full years.

Ph.D. Degree

The Doctor of philosophy Degree requires an organized program of study and research following the same system as in M.Sc. The minimum credits required are 32 while eight of them must be gained in other Departments . Normally four years of graduate work are necessary to complete the reguirements for the

Scientific Departments

Department of Agricultural Engineering

Department of Economic Entomology

Department of Animal Production

Department of Poultry Production

Department of Vegetables& Floriculture

Department of Agronomy

Department of Pomology

Department of Microbiology

Department of Genetics

Department of Pesticides

Department of Chemistry

Department of Soil

Academic Programs

Agricultural Engineering & Bio systems

Economic & Social Sciences Agricultural

Animal & Poultry & Fish production

Soil & Water

Plant Protection

Botany production

Agricultural Biotechnology

Food Science & Technology

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Mansoura - 60 Elgomhoria st - Mansoura University - Faculty of Agriculture - 35516

 +20 (50) 2202254

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