Outgoing Study Abroad

The American University in Cairo is proud to be part of a longstanding and deep commitment to international education to help students become active leaders and conscientious members of an increasingly global society.

The Office of International Programs and Services (IPSO) administers the announcement, recruitment, and selection of AUC students for exchange opportunities, provided in light of the University agreements with partner universities across the globe. Through this program, we aim to add to the students' academic and professional experience. We also hope to send students who can represent AUC abroad, and bring back valuable experiences to our campus, which will eventually promote the internationalization of AUC. 

Our students are driven to explore the world, and AUC’s ambitious study-abroad program makes that happen.

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Hear From Our Students

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One of the reasons I chose AUC was the opportunity to study abroad. The Office of International Programs and Services made everything possible. And AUC’s partnership with Sciences Po—one of the most prestigious universities in the world for studying the social sciences—was a huge benefit. My experience taught me that I can do everything and be everything that I want to be.

Darin Hany
Study Abroad: Sciences Po, France
abdallah ashraf

Coming back from Norway, I was recharged by the endless experiences and stories that I went through. Through reflections, conversations and mentorship, I had more clarity about the type of career I want to follow and, more importantly, the means to do so. I also felt excited to get back and share my learnings not only from the courses but from the sustainable lifestyle Norway promotes.

Abdalla Ashraf ’22
Study Abroad: University of Oslo, Norway
menna elzahar

I liked Florida because of its diversity mainly. I got exposed to people from different backgrounds, ethnicities and religions, each with their unique insights, ideas and experiences.

Menna Elzahar Study Abroad
Study Abroad: University of Central Florida, United States

Study Abroad and Exchange Program for Undergraduate Students

AUC offers its students a wide variety of study-abroad opportunities, mostly on an exchange basis, for a semester or an academic year. International study is an enriching experience that is valuable for students’ personal growth and career prospects.

Exchange Program for Graduate Students

AUC provides exchange opportunities for study abroad at a partner university for one semester only to its graduate students.

Summer Study Abroad Program

If you’re interested in studying abroad, but not sure if you can handle a whole semester or a year away from home, a summer abroad is a good option for your first taste of a unique educational experience that will stay with you for the rest of your life. It's likely to make you want to embark on another study-abroad adventure.

Ambassador Program

The Study Abroad Student Ambassador Program (SASAP) is a co-curricular activity that aims at preparing students to become representatives of AUC during their exchange/study abroad experience.

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