Humanities and Social Sciences

Degree and Title:
Bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Anthropology
Bachelor’s degree in Psychology
Bachelor’s degree in Geography
Bachelor’s degree in Archaeology
Bachelor’s degree in Informatics of Libraries and Archives
Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy
Bachelor’s degree in Media
Bachelor’s degree in Islamic Studies

Study Hours/Academic Levels:
144 credit hours/4 academic levels

Meet the Dean

Professor Ahmed A. Zayed

Prof. Zayed is a Professor of Sociology and ex-dean of the Faculty of Arts, Cairo University. He graduated from Cairo University and completed part of his Ph.D. studies at the University of East Anglia, England. Apart from Cairo University, he taught Sociology at different Arab universities in Qatar, UAE, Sudan, and worked as a research fellow at Benfield University, Germany. He attended and organized conferences in Egypt and all Arab countries as well as Europe, Asia, Africa, and Latin America.

He authored different works including books, conference articles, journal articles, and translated books. He also publishes opinion articles every two weeks in Al- Ahram journal.

Apart from his deanship, he occupied different administrative and chair positions including cultural consular at Ryad, Saudi Arabia, Head of the Department of Sociology. at Arab Studies Institute, (AlECSO), Head of the Council of Social Science (Academy of Science), Chair of Sociology and Anthropology Committee (at the Supreme Council of Culture), and Chair of the social science committee, (National committee of UNESCO). He also worked on different assignments in the Ministry of Higher Education and Supreme Council of Universities. He is now a member of the Egyptian Senate.

Know More


The School of Humanities and Social Sciences at BUC aims at qualifying distinguished and competitive cadres in the labor market in the field of humanities and social sciences, as well as providing a distinguished academic educational environment in the field by building an educational environment that encourages scientific and critical thinking and continuous self-learning, supports scientific and social research, and operates in positive communication with the community.

Academic Majors and Departments

  • Sociology and Anthropology
  • Psychology
  • Geography
  • Archaeology
  • Informatics of Libraries and Archives
  • Philosophy
  • Media
  • Islamic Studies

Dean’s Word

It is my pleasure to welcome you all to the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, at BUC.

The school’s vision stresses achieving excellence and good practice in teaching human and social sciences. It also relates academic knowledge with practical skills. Our graduates are expected to be distinguished practitioners in different fields including social and psychological research, GIS, regional planning, mass communication, archology, informatics of libraries and archives, and Islamic studies.

We believe that social science constitutes an important component in the process of development and nation-building. Therefore, our graduates are going to be pioneers in this process.

I wish you a fruitful and successful learning experience and a happy university life.

Professor Ahmed A. Zayed

Dean of Humanities and Social Sciences

Career Opportunities

During the school’s bylaw creation, we were mindful of the developments in contemporary scientific branches in various disciplines and the changes in the labor market.

The school majors’ open doors for various job opportunities as follows:

  • Scientific Research in the Field of Social Sciences
  • Psychological and Social Counseling
  • The Medical Field
  • The Criminal Justice Field
  • Use of Geographic Information Systems
  • Maps and Cadastral Systems
  • Restoration and Management of Antiquities and Archaeological Tourism Guidance
  • Modern Media Systems
  • Digital Governance and Library Management
  • Islamic Studies

News & Events


Badr University Among the World’s Top 201 Universities


Prof. Dr. Mahmoud Fahmy Elsabahy, Vice Dean of the School of Biotechnology, wins the State Award for Excellence in Advanced Technological Sciences – 2021


Biotechnology Students Score Among the Best Teams in The Youth Leaders Competition


School of Biotechnology Second Year Student Scored the Highest Points at The 2nd National Research Centre Conference

Applied Arts

The ESCAPISM Project Came First in The Foundation Wadhwani Competition


“Preparation of Self-study, and Programs Descriptions” Quality Workshop