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AUC Celebrates Successful Reaccreditation by MSCHE

September 27, 2018, Cairo – The American University in Cairo (AUC) celebrated today the successfu

AUC Signs an Agreement with Businessman Naguib Sawiris to Support Establishment of AUC Tahrir Cultural Center

September 10, 2018, Cairo – The American University in Cairo (AUC) signed today an agreement with

AUC Welcomes Students for 2018 Fall Semester

September 5, 2018, Cairo – The American University in Cairo (AUC) welcomed 1,110 students for the

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The media unit assists photographers in getting original shots of AUC’s campuses, faculty, staff and students for media purposes and when appropriate.

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For the fifth consecutive year, AUC is one of the top 3 to 5 percent of higher education institutions worldwide that are included in global rankings

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The media relation unit office arranges for media interviews, whether print or TV, with AUC experts. 

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Noha Bakr ’87, 91’, adjunct faculty member in the Department of Political Science: "It might look bleak. However, there are also opportunities among all of [Egypt's economic] challenges

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Forbes Names Alumnae Among Region's Most Influential Women of 2018

Working in diverse fields, from banking and trade to business management and telecommunications, 14 AUC alumnae are named by Forbes Middle East among The Middle East's Most Influential Women of 2018. Focusing on women in executive business and finance positions, as well as women in government departments, this annual list considers the title, scope and impact of the women's work, as well as the revenues of the companies they lead. AUC alumnae continually impress, making important contributions in a variety of sectors and fields within Egypt and abroad. 

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Designing Landmarks: Students to Beautify Egypt's First Decorated Water Tower

In what promises to be the first beautified water tower in Egypt, AUC has partnered with TAMEER, a real estate and development company, to transform the water tower outside campus into a work of art, with approval from the municipality. And instead of hiring a designer, AUC students will be the designers. A competition for the best student team design for the water tower will commence on October 17.

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Camp David at 40: An Inside Look

“Carter looked at us and said, ‘This issue is not nearly as complicated as you think. We are going to bring these two leaders together, and we are going to realize the historic importance of this moment and they will rise to the occasion and show the best side of both.”

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AUC's Accreditation Reaffirmed

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) has reaffirmed its accreditation of AUC through the 2026-2027 academic year.

5 Reasons To Study Abroad in Cairo

Studying in Egypt offers you a unique, once-in-a-lifetime experience – inside and outside the classroom – that you CAN’T get anywhere else. Learn why American University in Cairo should be your number one study abroad choice.

Scholarships Changing Lives

With the support of Fellowships for Refugees, Randa Bashlah, a current master's student and Syrian refugee, has had the opportunity to pursue studies at AUC in the hopes of developing the academic background necessary to help her community in the future.

The history of the Palace Building at AUC's Tahrir Square campus dates back to the 1870s. Photo courtesy of the  AUC University Archives

History

AUC is making history every day. Learn about landmarks in AUC’s history, from its founding in 1919 until today.

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Facts and Figures

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About AUC

Founded in 1919, AUC is a leading English-language, American-accredited institution of higher education and center of intellectual, social and cultural life of the Arab world. 

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Hassan is a winner of the #AUCinBloom photo contest, showcasing the New Cairo campus in full spring bloom

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Rehab Saad

Director, Media Relations

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rehabsaad@aucegypt.edu

Dena Rashed

Assistant Director, Media Relations

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