Galala University was inaugurated in 2020 in accordance with a presidential decree issued by President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi.

The university is located in the city of Al Galala in the Governorate of Suez. The university accommodates 25,000 students.

The university also includes a teaching hospital as well as a dormitory for students and faculty members, in addition to the transportation service provided for the students as well as the staff members. It is divided into fifteen faculties offering more than 65 distinct programs.  Fourteen fields were opened this year, divided into 29 programs in various fields, including Medicine, Media Production, Physical Therapy, Social Sciences and Humanities, Managerial Sciences, Basic Sciences, Pharmacy, Engineering Sciences, Architecture, Art and Design, Applied Health Sciences Technology, Dentistry , Nursing Science, Computer Science and Engineering.