Media Releases and Statements

November 2019

AUC’s New Data Science Major, First in Egypt and Arab World

June 11, 2019, Cairo – The American University in Cairo (AUC) is introducing an undergraduate data science program, the first-of-its-kind in Egypt and the Arab world, in September 2019, leading to a Bachelor of Science in data science.

May 2019

Statement on Allegations of Academic Infringement 

May 18, 2019, Cairo – The American University in Cairo confirms its unequivocal commitment to both religious freedom and academic freedom.

March 2019

AUC Commemorates Egypt’s 1919 Revolution

March 10, 2019, Cairo – The American University in Cairo (AUC) hosted yesterday a tribute as part of its yearlong centennial celebrations, in commemoration of Egypt’s 1919 Revolution and the inspiring art of the legendary Sayed Darwish.

AUC and USAID Celebrate the Inauguration of Sohag University Center for Career Development

March 7, 2019, Sohag- The American University in Cairo (AUC) celebrated today the launch of the University Center for Career Development (UCCD) at The University of Sohag, funded by The United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

AUC Celebrates Centennial International Day-Spring Festival

March 5, 2019, Cairo – The American University in Cairo (AUC) celebrated yesterday

February 2019

AUC Appoints Mahmoud Abdallah as Senior Advisor to the President for Enterprise Risk Management and Strategy

The American University in Cairo (AUC) announced today the appointment of Mahmoud Abdallah, a world-renowned expert in the insurance and financial industries and former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of MISR Insurance Holding Company and Exec

AUC Expands Legacy With $100 Million Campaign

February 12, 2019, Cairo – To expand its legacy of excellence for a second century in Egypt, The American University in Cairo (AUC) announced the launch of “AUC Centennial Campaign: A New Century of Impact”, with a goal of raising $100 million.

AUC Celebrates One Hundred Years In Egypt

February 10, 2019, Cairo – The American University in Cairo (AUC) celebrated yesterday a century of excellence, innovation, service and distinctive community in Egypt.

AUC Hosts Two Major Exhibitions by Artists Huda Lutfi and Sherin Guirguis

February 6, 2019, Cairo – The American University in Cairo (AUC) announced the opening of two major exhibitions by the renowned artists, Huda Lutfi and Sherin Guirguis, in the soon-to-be inaugurated Tahrir Cultural Center (TCC) at AUC Tahrir Campus.