AUC is a leading English-language, American-accredited institution of higher education and center of intellectual, social and cultural life of the Arab world. 

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Francis J. Ricciardone will be inaugurated as AUC's 12th President.


Francis J. Ricciardone, AUC’s president, is leading AUC’s mission to be Egypt's global University.

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Hill House


AUC is making history every day. Learn about landmarks in AUC’s history, since its founding in 1919 until today.

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Out of 523 institutions worldwide that are accredited by MSCHE, only 17 — including AUC — are outside of the United States, with four in the Middle East. AUC is the only University in Egypt that holds this accreditation –– a global hallmark of quality.

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Strategy Management

Strategy Management and Institutional Effectiveness

Strategy Management and Institutional Effectiveness comprise different functions that work together to advance AUC’s mission and promote effective decision making.

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Sustainable AUC

Sustainable AUC

AUC is supporting academic research to address climate change, but we also know it’s just as important to create a sustainable environment at home. 

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State-of-the-Art Campus

Check out the state-of-the-art facilities at our 260-acre, award-winning green campus.

AUC New Cairo

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. 

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.

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.

In Service of Egypt

In 2019, The American University in Cairo will celebrate its 100th anniversary. Honoring our past and looking to the future, our vision for sustaining AUC’s identity as Egypt’s global University is as clear as ever. For nearly a century, our most distinguishing asset and greatest competitive edge has been our global identity — an identity built on the fact that AUC has powerfully attracted the world to come to Egypt.

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In Service of Egypt