American University in Cairo (AUC)

The American University in Cairo is Egypt’s only U.S.-accredited liberal arts institute and the intellectual, social and cultural hub of the Arab world.

For over 100 years, AUC has served as a vital bridge between East and West, linking Egypt and the region to the world through scholarly research, partnerships with academic and research institutions and study-abroad programs. Its diverse community of students, faculty, staff and alumni represents more than 60 countries across the globe.

The University offers 39 undergraduate, 54 master’s and two PhD programs rooted in a liberal arts education that encourages students to think critically and find creative solutions to conflicts and challenges facing both the region and the world.

The University provides small classes, professional development opportunities, internships, career advising and an array of community outreach programs to fulfill the needs of its diverse student body. Almost 43,000 active AUC alumni form a powerful global network of leaders, creators and innovators in more than 130 countries around the world.

Ranked the top green campus in Africa, AUC’s contemporary, 260-acre campus in New Cairo constitutes a visionary investment in the future of Cairo, Egypt and the region. A state-of-the-art facility for advanced research, innovative teaching, lifelong learning and civic engagement, it is ranked the top green campus in Africa and boasts smart classrooms, cutting-edge labs and research centers, the largest English-language academic library collection in Egypt, world-class student residences and modern sports facilities.

Through impactful research, community engagement, women's empowerment and environmentally sustainable thinking, AUC’s community of scientists, business leaders, artists and humanitarians is focused on addressing the most pressing challenges facing our region and world.

Chartered and fully accredited in the United States and Egypt, AUC is an independent, not-for-profit, equal-opportunity institution.



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