Media Releases and Statements

September 2020

AUC’s Center of Excellence for Water Offers Scholarships for Public University Engineering Students

The Center of Excellence for Water at AUC is offering scholarships for public university engineering students to study water engineering at Ain Shams and Alexandria universities. The scholarships provide a full four-year university study opportunity for undergraduate students to study civil engineering with a focus on water in one of the study tracks in the credit hour programs for water engineering at Alexandria and Ain Shams universities.

AUC Welcomes Students for 2020 Fall Semester, Begins Hybrid Classes

AUC started its first day of classes last Thursday, implementing a hybrid model of classes with an emphasis on maintaining a low-density campus. This move comes as one of several precautionary measures that the University is taking in an effort to help limit the spread of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19).

July 2020

In Partnership with USAID, AUC Provides Scholarships to Egyptian Public School Students, Manages Scholarships Program in Six Egyptian Universities

In partnership with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), The American University in Cairo (AUC) is offering scholarships to Egyptian public school students through the USAID Scholars Activity program.

AUC Hosts Maya Morsy ’95, President of Egypt’s NCW, in a Virtual Discussion on Preventing and Combating Sexual Harassment

AUC hosted today, in a virtual discussion, Maya Morsy '95, the President of Egypt’s National Council for Women (NCW) and AUC President Francis Ricciardone to discuss the latest measures and efforts to combat sexual harassment.

AUC Home to Newly Established Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab in the Middle East and North Africa

AUC, together with The Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), the Community Jameel, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), has announced the launch of J-PAL MENA.

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.

June 2020

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.

May 2020

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.

AUC Holds Second Media Virtual Discussion On The World Order Post COVID-19

The American University in Cairo (AUC) held yesterday the second Media Virtual Discussion, titled: “The World Order Post COVID-19”.