Visitor Information

Visiting the University is the best way to get a feel for our vibrant campus environment, learn about our facilities, and meet students, faculty and staff.  We have two campuses: AUC New Cairo, a stunning, modern oasis outside of the city; and AUC Tahrir Square, a treasured, historic landmark in downtown Cairo.

AUC Portal Garden

AUC New Cairo

The AUC New Cairo campus weaves together Egyptian urban and architectural traditions into a breathtaking modern campus with state-of-the-art resources.

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AUC Tahrir Square

The historic Tahrir Square campus has been the center of cultural and social life in Cairo for nearly 100 years.

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New York Office

The University's administrative office in New York manages its outreach to U.S.-based constituents. 

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Event Planning

AUC offers meeting space on two campuses - AUC New Cairo and AUC Tahrir Square – that are ideal for academic conferences, executive classes, dinner seminars, and public lectures.

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Campus Access

No fees are charged for accessing AUC campuses; however access to campuses is authorized by different offices.   

Campus Tours

Campus Tours

AUC offers on-campus tours at select dates during the academic year and the summer. Interested high school students and their parents can email, to arrange a tour.

Campus Map

Campus Maps

AUC’s 260-acre, state-of-the-art campus is technologically advanced and environmentally sensitive. Check out our interactive map, jogging and cycling map and our directional map.

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

Tahrir Cultural Center

Starting its new 100 years, The American University in Cairo is enriching the cultural scene in Egypt. Tahrir Cultural Center - TCC - is launched in the iconic AUC Tahrir Square Campus to offer an array of cultural activities, events and services that will serve the entire Egyptian community. The mission is to spread, create and preserve culture.

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