The High Institution of Physical Education for Female Teachers was established in 1954 as belonging to Ministry of Education.
The study duration was three years; it was increased to four years in 1958 in order to grant the Bachelor Degree.
Helwan University was established in 197 to included the high institutions, so the High Institution for Physical Education became under the umbrella of Helwan University with the name of "Faculty of Physical Education for Girls in Alexandria" 

Deans of the faculty
     

 

Prof. Hekmat Hussein Hossny​19541974
Prof. Fatma Aly Hassan ​1974 ​1978
Prof. Afaf Abdel kareem Hassan Abdel kareem ​1978 ​1983
Prof. Dalal Ahmed Fahmy ​1983 ​1984
Prof. Soheir Bedaer Moussa 1984 ​1990
Prof. Nabila Ahmed Abedel Rahman ​1990 1999​
Prof. Saadia Abedel Gawad Shiha ​1999 2003​
Prof. Hania Mahmoud El kashef ​2003 ​2009
Prof. Magda Mohamed Salah Eldean El Shazly ​2009  2014
 Prof. Maha Mahmoud Shafik Obeid
 2014 ​​Till Now