Graduate Studies

The University admits outstanding graduate students, who demonstrate the ability to do creative and original work. With its state-of-the-art campus, top-notch faculty, quality research facilities, and progressive spirit, AUC is distinguished by its interdisciplinary curricula that bring students and faculty from different academic disciplines together to address challenges in the Middle East and across the world.

AUC offers master's programs and PhD programs, in addition to various graduate diplomas. For a complete list of the graduate programs, click here.


Why Graduate Studies

  • 13 master’s programs topping the 2019 Eduniversal Rankings, with 6 being ranked the first in Africa and all among the top 200 worldwide
  • A globally recognized graduate degree from a U.S.-accredited University
  • Small classes, professional development opportunities and community engagement
  • The largest English-language academic library in Egypt
  • University-based startup accelerator and incubator: AUC Venture Lab accelerated more than 170 startups and created more than 8,000 jobs
  • First University in the region to offer a blended degree in partnership with MIT and Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education
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Applying to Graduate Studies


Program Selection

Choose your program of interest from 50 master’s and two PhD programs in addition to graduate diplomas. You may apply for two programs per admission cycle.


Graduate Admission Requirements

Learn the admission requirements and whether you fulfill them. Note that there are both general and program-specific requirements.


Funding Opportunities

Identify fellowship and financial aid opportunities for which you are eligible. You may apply for three fellowships per application cycle. Deadlines for applications vary. Fellowship support and Financial Aid are not mutually exclusive.

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The Egyptian Graduate Fellowship

The Egyptian Graduate fellowship is a full institutional fellowship to support accomplished, highly qualified graduate degree-seeking Egyptian students. This fellowship is offered to students who wish to pursue full-time study, nine credits per semester, toward a master's degree in one of the graduate programs at AUC.

Deadline: April 15 for the fall semester and October 17 for the spring semester.

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Hear From Our Graduates

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Tomorrow’s Leaders Graduate Program

Tomorrow’s Leaders Graduate (TLG) Program is a joint effort between the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs (NEA/AC) and AUC. TLG equips academically qualified and economically deserving students with the professional qualifications and experience needed to advance knowledge and contribute to the achievement of socially relevant outcomes.

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Graduate Studies Brochure

Explore, Innovate, and Expand Your Future Opportunities

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