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Top-notch facilities, world-renowned faculty and bright young minds; that's what makes up AUC's rich culture of research. 



AUC Students Victorious at 2022 Johns Hopkins Healthcare Design Competition

Graduating seniors Maha Shatta, Fatema Lokma, Mostafa Nosseir, Ahmed Elghoul and Seif Ahmed ‘21 from AUC’s Department of Electronics and Communications Engineering (ECNG) won first place worldwide in the 2022 Johns Ho

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Award-Winning Faculty Spotlight: Mohamed Salama

June15, Associate Professor Mohamed Salama, one of AUC's awarded-winning faculty members, discusses his most recent awards: the SOT Arab Toxicologists Association SIG Outstanding Professional Award and the 2022 ideal physician prize by the Egyptian Medical Syndicate, and sheds light on his work toward finding external and internal determinants of diseases.

AUC Research Fights the Climate Change Crisis

April 20, Find out how the negative effects of climate change impact children’s health and how research at AUC contributes to solving this critical issue.

Moustafa Youssef’s Research in Location Detection Technology Hailed Globally

March 23, Moustafa Youssef, professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, has made considerable strides in his research on employing mobile devices for location tracking technology — gaining recognition from top educational and scientific institutions, as well as major tech companies.

Our Research

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Undergraduate Research

As an undergraduate student, you have the opportunity to participate in AUC's tradition of research and development and make significant contributions in your field. 


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The AUC TTO fosters commercial investment in and licensing of inventions and discoveries flowing from the research at the American University in Cairo.



Research Centers

Research centers and institutes are among the most essential ways AUC encourages collaboration across disciplines.

Policies and Grants



Read about the wide variety of grant opportunities available for faculty and graduate students, requirements and how to apply.

Faculty Support Grants

Undergraduate Support Grants

Graduate Student Support Grants


AUC Forum Mena Databank

This Databank is AUC Forum’s most dis-aggregated Databank, covering over 30 well-established indicators for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Region.

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AUC Students

Interactive Factbook

The AUC Factbook Dashboard provides a comprehensive overview of admissions, enrollment, and graduation data for all AUC students–excluding students enrolled in the School of Continuing Education.

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