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Summer@AUC: Islamic Studies in the Heart of Cairo

This summer, 15 students from prominent U.S. universities — including Columbia, Princeton and Emory — stepped onto AUC Tahrir Square as the first cohort of the newly launched Summer@AUC Islamic Studies Institute, a four-week program taught by world-class faculty in the heart of Cairo.  

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O'Kane Authors The 100 Most Iconic Islamic Houses of Worship

Bernard O'Kane, professor in the Department of Arab and Islamic Civilizations, has released his latest book Mosques: The 100 Most Iconic Islamic Houses of Worship, where he went on a journey through different centuries and continents to explore 100 of the most iconic and beautifully made architectural designs that are also meant to be home to worshippers in Islam. 

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AUC Students Reflect on 1919 Revolution Through Music

“I've always loved the projects that bring a fresh look at history,” said Nagla Samir, associate professor of practice, Department of the Arts.

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Building a Planet on Earth

For Mohamed Zaghoo ‘08, his first introduction to science as a child was when he got his hands on an Arabic copy of the magazine, Scientific American. It was a special edition about the famed Cassini–Huygens space mission, an international collaboration to send a probe to study the planet Saturn.

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AUC100 Alumni Interviews: Mohamed Shelbaya

Watch Mohamed Shelbaya, CEO of PepsiCo Egypt, tell us what it’s like to be a student athlete and talk about his “fondest” AUC memories. #AUC100 #MakingAUCProud

Centennial Benefit Dinner: Ghada Wali

At AUC's eighth annual benefit dinner at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Ghada Wali, Egypt's minister of Social Solidarity gave a speech about the significance of AUC and strong higher education institutions in Egypt.

Centennial Benefit Dinner: Radwa Hamed '17 and Mohammad El Shafie '17

At AUC's eighth annual benefit dinner at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Distinguished Alumni Award was presented to Radwa Hamed ‘17, 2019 Knight-Hennessy Scholar at Stanford University and Mohammad El Shafie ‘17, Harvard Law School Candidate for JD ‘20. Listen to their speeches here.

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AUC, A Safe Experience

At AUC, we recognize that a university campus serves as the center of a student’s academic and cultural experience, and our Office of Safety and Security is committed to providing a safe, secure and welcoming campus environment for our global community of students from more than 50 countries.

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Cairo, Our City

AUC’s 260-acre technologically advanced and environmentally sensitive campus is located in the heart of New Cairo – a secure residential suburb in Cairo and a vibrant, historical city in the heart of the Middle East. 

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Egypt, A Safe Experience

Egypt was recently ranked the safest country in Africa — higher than both the United States and the United Kingdom, coming in 16th out 135 countries worldwide, according to the 2018 Gallup Global Law and Order Report

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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. 

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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.

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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 enrolauc@aucegypt.edu, to arrange a tour.

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AUC NEW CAIRO

AUC Avenue, P.O. Box 74
New Cairo 11835, Egypt
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113 Kasr El Aini St., P.O. Box 2511
Cairo, 11511, Egypt
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