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As a leading research University in the Middle East, AUC drives state-of-the-art research with global reach. Top-performing students can contribute to critical research and discovery across important topics ranging from Migration and Refugee Studies to Nanoelectronics.

About Research

AUC is renowned for its groundbreaking research that tackles some of the most complex global challenges of our time, such as climate change, poverty and public health. From developing sustainable energy solutions to promoting social justice and human rights, AUC researchers are at the forefront of innovation and discovery. The University’s research initiatives are not only contributing to knowledge production but also making a real-world impact and shaping the course of our collective future.


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    AUC Collaborates with Davos Alzheimer's Collaborative and UCL

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    Faculty at the Forefront; Sherif Aly

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    Student Highlight: Sustainable Tactiles on Campus

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    AUC at the African Engineering and Technology (Afretec) Network

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    EURECA 2023 Winners

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    Chemistry: The Central Science

Innovation and Initiatives

Research Support Grants

AUC helps fund research through internal and external research support grants. Whether you are an undergraduate student, graduate student, or faculty member, you will find the support you need to turn your ideas into reality.

Featured Faculty

Distinguished faculty of scholars and researchers impacting the world!

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Research Conferences

AUC Research Conferences bring together diverse research, design, entrepreneurship, innovation, and creativity activities that have demonstrated growth and success.