Real learning doesn’t only happen in the classroom.  At AUC, we have a wide-range of services to support your success, and connect you with peers and professors. Our experts in the writing center, multi-media library collection, job-savvy advisors in the career center, and opportunities for study abroad are all available for you to take your education to the next level of learning

Faculty Support Grants

In an effort to support faculty in innovative research and advancements in teaching and education, AUC provides its faculty members with various types of research, conference and teaching enhancement grants.  Read More


Sponsored Programs

The Office of Sponsored Programs oversees externally-funded awards for activities, which can include research, instruction, conferences, public events, and library grants.  The office assists faculty in finding funding opportunities, preparing proposals and applications, and monitors the distribution of funds. 



AUC's main library boasts nearly 500,000 print volumes, 130 electronic journal subscriptions, 340 PCs and laptops, and the view of our garden isn't bad either.  Home to the largest English-language collection in Egypt, the AUC New Cairo library is the hub of study, research and investigation on campus.  The library is home to the Learning Commons, your go-to spot for research and technology help. Expert research librarians are always available to assist you in hunting down information, whether in a book, online, or in a document in another library across the world.

Tahrir Square Library:

AUC’s Tahrir Square library gives you all of the resources of AUC's libraries, without leaving downtown Cairo.

Take advantage of the following services:

  • Access to AUC Library's catalog
  • Access to all electronic academic databases
  • Check out and return books to the AUC New Cairo library
  • Requesting materials to be delivered to AUC Tahrir from AUC New Cairo
  • Five computers for internet access
  • Reading area

Rare Books:

The Rare Books and Special Collections Library has a remarkable archive of documents from the arts, culture, and society of Egypt and the Middle East.  You can explore not just books and periodicals, but also manuscripts, photographs and slides, maps, architectural drawing, memorabilia and artifacts, and audio-visual media.  The library also houses the University archives.

For External Users

The following can apply for membership at AUC libraries:

Researchers in Egypt

Visiting international researchers (faculty and graduate students)




Textbook, cookbook, picture book; whatever book you're looking for, you'll find it at the AUC Bookstore.  At our five bookstore locations, you can browse more than 20,000 titles covering both English language academic texts and general interest books, as well as Arabic literature in translation.  At the AUC New Cairo bookstore, you can also find AUC gear, sportswear, and gifts.  The AUC Bookstores are owned and operated by the AUC Press, the leading English-language publishing house in the Middle East.  Contact us at