Yousef Jameel Science and Technology Research Center
The Science and Technology Research Center supports a variety of nanoscience and technology- oriented projects. Research activities are centered around generic imaging, analysis and fabrication equipment and focus on nanomaterials characterization and design and fabrication of micro-opto-electromechanical systems.
Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Alsaud Center for American Studies and Research
The Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Alsaud Center for American Studies and Research serves as a catalyst for independent research in American studies both within the university and with the outside community by providing intellectual and information resources to support those wishing to study the United States more fully.
The Center for Sustainable Development (CSD) helps Egypt face the challenges of sustainability. It integrates all the AUC schools and research bodies to develop innovative, creative and achievable green solutions for the challenges facing the sustainable development of Egypt and the region.
Cynthia Nelson Institute for Gender and Women's Studies
The Institute for Gender and Women's Studies is a multipurpose and interdisciplinary research center that serves scholars interested in gender and women's studies in the Middle East/North Africa, South Asia and Africa.
The American University in Cairo's Middle East Studies Center draws upon various methods and disciplines of study. The interdisciplinary nature of the Area Studies program provides students with exposure to a variety of curricula. Students are given the unique opportunity to study the Middle East through an array of historical, sociological, political and economic frameworks.
Kamal Adham Center for Television and Digital Journalism
The Kamal Adham Center for Television and Digital Journalism is home to the oldest and most respected graduate journalism program in the Arab world. It was founded in 1985 by Professor Emeritus Abdallah Schleifer with the generous support of AUC board member Sheikh Kamal Adham.
The Center for Migration and Refugee Studies (CMRS) was first established in 2000 as the Forced Migration and Refugee Studies program (FMRS) and was expanded in 2008 into a Regional Center encompassing all forms of international mobility, whether voluntary or forced, economic or political, individual or collective, temporary or permanent.
John D. Gerhart Center for Philanthropy and Civic Engagement and Responsible Business
Established in honor of AUC's former president, the John D. Gerhart Center for Philanthropy and Civic Engagement and Responsible Business consolidates university activities aimed at encouraging engaged citizenship and service and promotes philanthropic giving in the Arab region.
El Khazendar Business Research and Case Center provides world-class case studies and other educational services offering students outstanding participant-centered learning tools. KCC's services are dedicated to developing top caliber students, connecting businesses and students in the region and ultimately contributing to the betterment of the society through academic research and practical applications.
Economic and Business History Research Center (EBHRC)
The Economic and Business History Research Center (EBHRC) was established in early 2004 with the goal of creating a repository of primary recordings of first hand accounts to Egypt’s contemporary history with special emphasis on economic and business history.
RISE serves as a multidisciplinary institute dedicated to promoting research in sustainable environment in Egypt, the Middle East and North Africa. Housed on the New Cairo campus, RISE carries forward the Desert Development Center’s (DDC) legacy and many of its research and training activities. The institute represents a reaffirmation and strengthening of AUC’s commitment to sustainable environmental education and research in Egypt and the region.
The Social Research Center conducts and encourages multidisciplinary social science research in Egypt and the Arab region, trains researchers, guides and assists graduate students, scholars and organizations engaged in social science research in the region.
The AUC Forum applies respected academic standards to the analysis of policy-oriented issues. In addition, the AUC Forum highlights issues that bridge the Middle East and the wider world. To this end, the AUC Forum, alone or in collaboration with national, regional, and international institutions, holds conferences, international workshops, and panels on timely topics crucial to the region and the world in the twenty-first century.