Media Releases and Statements

September 2021

AUC Press Faculty Review Board Launched

The American University in Cairo (AUC) Press recently established a Faculty Review Board to examine new projects and external peer reviews, ensuring that the highest standards of quality and rigorous critique are reflected in forthcoming books carrying the AUC imprimatur to readers around the world.

10 Facts About the Return to Face-To-Face Instruction at AUC

The American University in Cairo (AUC) begins the Fall 2021 semester on September 5 with full face-to-face instruction after more than a year of hybrid and remote instruction due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

August 2021

AUC Offers Fifteen Scholarships for Thanawiya Amma Students

There are fifteen vacant scholarships offered by The American University in Cairo (AUC) to thanawiya amma students in Fall 2021.

AUC Prepares for a Full Return to Campus this Fall

AUC is preparing for a return to full face-to-face instruction for all undergraduate and graduate classes this fall. To ensure the health and safety of AUC community members, plans for a full return to campus include maintaining social distancing and wearing face masks, along with providing proof of COVID-19 vaccinations.

Co-Founded by Mostafa Kandil ’15, Egyptian Startup Swvl- Accelerated by AUC Venture Lab- Becomes the Middle East’s First Unicorn to List on Nasdaq

Accelerated at The American University in Cairo (AUC) Venture Lab, Swvl is now the first $1 billion-plus Middle East unicorn to list on Nasdaq and the largest African unicorn debut on any U.S.-listed exchange.

AUC Students and Alumni Compete in this Year's 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games

A number of students and alumni of The American University in Cairo (AUC) have taken part in this year's 2020 Tokyo Olympic games and some are about to get started.

Tomorrow’s Leaders Graduate Students Program at AUC Provides Fellowships for Students from Jordan, Iraq And Morocco

Tomorrow’s Leaders Graduate (TLG) students program at The American University in Cairo (AUC) is providing fellowships for students from Jordan, Iraq and Morocco to earn a master’s degree at the University in one of the following graduate programs: economics, international and comparative education, migration and refugee studies and nanotechnology.

July 2021

AUC's Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation Signs Agreement with the International Financial Corporation

The Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CEI) at The American University in Cairo (AUC) signed an agreement with the International Financial Corporation (IFC) to adapt the MIT Venture Mentoring Services to the Egyptian Market.

AUC School of Business, valU and Paymob Enter into a Partnership Agreement to Offer Financing Plans for the School’s Executive Education Programs

The American University in Cairo (AUC) School of Business announced today the launch of a new partnership with valU, the leading fin-tech buy-now pay-later platform (BNPL), and Paymob, the leading payment facilitator in Egypt, that will see ValU offer convenient financing plans for individuals seeking to pursue the school’s executive education programs.