Top-notch facilities, world-renowned faculty and bright young minds; that's what makes up AUC's rich culture of research. Our goal is to give you the resources to address challenges that confront Egypt, the region and the world.
This semester, AUC has witnessed students achieve feats in a variety of fields, succeeding in local and regional competitions that qualify them to move on to represent AUC, Egypt and the MENA region in competitions at the international level. The CFA Institute Research Challenge The AUC team,...
More than 15 research centers operating in diverse fields
Egypt's first University spinoff, D-Kimia, provides affordable diagnostics for the detection of Hepatitis C, cancer and infectious agents
At AUC’s Libraries, our savvy staff and top-notch resources support learning, research, and teaching at every level. The Main Library is located at AUC New Cairo and houses the Rare Books and Special Collections Library, an archive of historical materials from Egypt and the Middle East. A second library location at AUC Tahrir Square gives you all of the resources of AUC's libraries, without leaving downtown Cairo.
Life in the Unlivable
Utilizing metagenomics, a contemporary approach to instigate biological life, Rania Siam, associate professor of biology, and her team explore microbial life in several brine pools in the Red Sea to identify novel microbes and bacterial communities and their associated genes, as well as map new genes that have diverse biotechnological and pharmaceutical applications.
Mohamed El-Geish ’07 wrote his first computer program at just 10 years old, after stumbling upon a book about BASIC (Beginner’s All-Purpose Symbolic Instruction Code). With the help of a tutorial, he created a simple quiz game in which players are prompted to identify the correct countries based on...