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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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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 and Institutional Effectiveness

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

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Years Serving Egypt and the World

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Alumni in 128 Countries

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Education and Training for Sustainability Conference at AUC New Cairo

Sustainable AUC

We believe that having a meaningful impact on climate change starts at home. Learn about how we are creating a “clean and green” campus.

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Neighborhood Initiative

The establishment of a Neighborhood Initiative on AUC's Tahrir and New Cairo campuses presents an opportunity for AUC to reflect on place-based strategies that combine elements of civic engagement and anchor strategies relevant to the region.

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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.
Visitor Info

Visitor Information

Maybe you’ve seen pictures, but nothing compares to stepping foot onto our campuses. Get more information about experiencing the American University in Cairo first hand.

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.

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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, to arrange a tour.