AUC Moves to Online Instruction Effective March 22 until the end of the Summer Semester

For Students' Online Support, Click Here.

For Faculty Support, Click Here.

For IT Solutions, Click Here.

For Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates, Read More.

Media

 Learn more about AUC and follow our recent news and events through the resources on this page. We can assist you in finding and conducting interviews with AUC experts in a variety of fields.

Happening@AUC

campus conversation

Campus Conversation

Join us on Thursday, July 9 for the next Virtual Campus Conversation: Back to Fall to learn about plans for Fall 2020, including the approach to courses, operational guidelines and staff work policies. 

It will be moderated by Firas Al-Atraqchi '94, '97, associate professor of practice, chair of the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, and faculty adviser for The Caravan student newspaper.


Click here to submit questions prior to the event.

Click here to watch the event live through streaming.

Read More

Media Releases

A Statement from The American University in Cairo

In light of the stories circulating, we'd like to clarify that Ahmed Bassam Zaki is not a current student at The American University in Cairo.

AUC Holds Third Media Virtual Discussion on the Pandemic and Post-Pandemic Research and Innovation Initiative

The American University in Cairo (AUC) held yesterday the third Media Virtual Discussion, titled: AUC’s Pandemic and Post-Pandemic Research and Innovation Initiative.

AUC School of Business Executive Education Ranks Among Top Worldwide in 2020

The School of Business Executive Education open-enrollment programs at AUC have been ranked among the Financial Times (FT)’s top 75 open-enrollment executive education programs worldwide.

Photography Permits

The media unit assists photographers in getting original shots of AUC’s campuses, faculty, staff and students for media purposes and when appropriate.

Read More

Campus

Media Interviews

The Media Relations unit arranges for media interviews, print or TV, with AUC experts.

Read More
Media Interview

NEWS@AUC

Keep up-to-date with all the latest AUC news
blm-protests

'The World Will Never be the Same:' Faculty Share Insights on U.S. Protests, Black Lives Matter

“What we are seeing right now in the United States and around the world is a reckoning that has been coming for a long time,” said Mark Deets, assistant professor of African history. “It comes after a series of police murders and abusive conduct, but the murder of George Floyd was the proverbial straw that broke the camel's back.” 

Read More
Third Media Virtual Discussion

AUC Holds Third Virtual Media Discussion on Pandemic and Post-Pandemic Research and Innovation Initiative

AUC's third Virtual Media Discussion centered on the Pandemic and Post-Pandemic Research and Innovation Initiative.

Read More
Gemini

AUC Provides Mentorship for Gemini Uplift Initiative

AUC will be providing voluntary mentorship support for entrepreneurs as part of the Gemini Uplift initiative to support entrepreneurs during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The initiative, launched by Gemini Enterprises Africa, aims to revive the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Egypt and Africa during these difficult times through money, matchmaking and mentorship. Gemini focuses on supporting entrepreneurship in Africa, and particularly projects focused on social dimensions. 

Read More
History

History

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

Read More
Facts and Figures

Facts and Figures

AUC Facts and Figures

Read More
Flags

About AUC

Founded in 1919, AUC is a leading English-language, American-accredited institution of higher education and center of intellectual, social and cultural life of the Arab world. 

Read More
Flower

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.

Read More

AUC in Motion

Want the latest AUC news? Watch it here

Dr. Jackie Berry "Cooking, Currency, and Creativity"

July 3, Jackie Berry, a cognitive scientist and 2019-2020 Fulbright Scholar, discuss how people can find their personal currency in uncertain times, as part of the School of Continuing Education Public Videos.

“This Is Not a Concert” (series) — No. 9

Jun 30, Nesma Mahgoub '13, adjunct professor of voice, founder and director of the A caPop choir, and professional singer, sings Kifak Enta by Fairouz.

Student's Organizations

June 28, AUCTV's interview with The Insider and the AUC Latin Troupe student organizations about their operations during COVID-19.

Congratulations Class of #AUC2020

June 25, Some messages from our community to AUC's Class of 2020.

“This Is Not a Concert” (series) — No. 8

June 23, Dina Iskander, adjunct professor of voice and founder and director of the AUC Opera Ensemble, sing Zueignung by Richard Strauss for the eighth installment of This is Not a Concert.

Writers and Quarantine

June 23, AUCTV's interview with an AUC faculty member and other writers about how their jobs have changed during the pandemic.

AUC Master's Student interview

June 23, AUCTV's interview with a master's student about her experience with online learning.

Third Media Virtual Discussion on the Pandemic and Post-Pandemic Research and Innovation Initiative

June 21, The third Virtual Media Discussion, which invited journalists to hear from Alaa El-Din Adris, associate provost for research, innovation and creativity, and faculty members on AUC's Pandemic and Post-Pandemic Research and Innovation Initiative.

Stopping Ovarian Cancer - The Silent Killer

June 17, Stopping Ovarian Cancer - The Silent Killer was funded by a Bartlett Family Foundation Grant for Critical Challenges. The grant was issued to its principal investigator,  Asma Amleh (associate professor in the AUC Department of Biology and Director of the AUC Biotechnology Program), and to its co-investigator, Terri Ginsberg (assistant professor in the AUC Film Program), to support research that Amleh is conducting on the early detection of ovarian cancer. The video was directed by Francesca A. Andrade, who teaches film production in the AUC Film Program. It was edited by Mohamed Gawad, an occasional adjunct in the Film Program, and involved the participation of AUC Biology, Film, and Graphic Design students.

Contact Information

Rehab Saad

Senior Director, Media Relations and University Spokesperson

tel: +20.2.2615.3705
mobile: +20.10.6881.5048
rehabsaad@aucegypt.edu

Dena Rashed

Associate Director, Media Relations

tel: +20.2.2615.2383
mobile: +20.12.8000.9078
dena.rashed@aucegypt.edu