New Cairo Campus

Designed to accommodate 5,500 full-time students and 1,500 faculty and staff, AUC’s $400 million, 260-acre campus is technologically advanced and environmentally sensitive. Offering state-of-the-art resources to students and faculty from around the world, the campus weaves Egyptian urban and architectural traditions into a modern campus and is designed to be accessible to persons with disabilities.





AUC New Cairo Background

AUC New Cairo was built using 24,000 tons of reinforcing steel, as well as 115,000 square meters of stone, marble, granite cladding and flooring. More than 7,000 workers worked two shifts on the construction site.

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AUC New Cairo Architects

In 2009, AUC received a special award from the Urban Land Institute for the construction and design of its New Cairo Campus, selected from among 39 entries representing 17 countries.

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Large Meeting Rooms

Campus at night

Small Meeting Rooms


Meeting Facilities

walking students

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.

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Campus Access

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

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Changing the Neighborhood

The introduction of the campus to New Cairo breathed life into the community and sparked an influx of public performances, plays, exhibitions and special events, extending Cairo’s rich arts scene to the area and making AUC the new city’s bona fide culture hub.

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Indigenous trees were grown at the AUC Desert Development Center


Smart Classrooms


Laboratories outfitted with cutting-edge lab equipment


Treated water to irrigate the campus

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AUC is the only university in the region featured in the UNEP's Greening Universities Toolkit

AUC's Green Campus: Global Exemplar of Sustainability in UN Universities Toolkit

AUC’s sustainable campus practices have been featured in the United Nations Environment Programme’s (UNEP) Greening Universities Toolkit as a global example of a green, low-carbon institution. AUC is one of only two universities from Africa featured in the toolkit.

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AUC has been named to The Princeton Review's 2015 Green Colleges Guide

AUC Only College Outside North America in Princeton Review Green Guide

AUC is the only higher education institution outside of North America that has been named to The Princeton Review’s 2015 Green Colleges Guide, which highlights the “most environmentally responsible ‘green’ colleges.” There are 353 colleges listed: 347 are in the United States, five in Canada and AUC is the only one in Egypt.  

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AUC Only College Outside North America in Princeton Review’s Green Guide for Third Consecutive Year

For the third year in a row, AUC is the only higher education institution outside of North America to be featured in The Princeton Review’s 2017 Guide to Green Colleges.

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Campus Maps

Designed to accommodate 5,500 full-time students and 1,500 faculty and staff members, AUC’s 260-acre, state-of-the-art campus is technologically advanced and environmentally sensitive. 

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Printable Campus Map

Campus Map
Campus Outline


AUC Avenue, P.O. Box 74
New Cairo 11835, Egypt
t 20.2.2615.1000

Campus Outline


113 Kasr El Aini St., P.O. Box 2511
Cairo, 11511, Egypt
t 20.2.2615.1000

Skyscraper Outline


200 Park Avenue - Suite 1700
New York, NY 10166