Top-notch facilities, world-renowned faculty and bright young minds; that's what makes up AUC's rich culture of research. Our goal is to give you the resources to address challenges that confront Egypt, the region and the world.
A group of volunteers from Egypt and the United Arab Emirates were still waking up as they settled onto couches in a downtown Cairo office on a Wednesday morning in late November. The group was preparing to head to Fa youm for a four-day volunteering trip as part of the Research Institute for a...
16 research centers operating in diverse fields.
As AUC’s first Regional Symposium in Neuroethics approaches, community members are asking, what does the term “neuroethics” actually mean? How does it apply to the University’s academic programs and culture of research? The symposium’s panelists will attempt to broach challenging questions of...
Continuing to make its imprint as an innovative institution with extensive reach in the community, AUC has recently launched a strategic partnership for the RiseUp Summit, the largest innovation and entrepreneurship summit in the MENA region, taking place in the heart of downtown Cairo annually. As...
AUC Venture Lab, Egypt's first University-based incubator, ranked among the top five university incubators in Africa.
Life in the Unlivable
Utilizing metagenomics, a contemporary approach to instigate biological life, Rania Siam, associate professor of biology, and her team explore microbial life in several brine pools in the Red Sea to identify novel microbes and bacterial communities and their associated genes, as well as map new genes that have diverse biotechnological and pharmaceutical applications.
At AUC’s Libraries, our savvy staff and top-notch resources support learning, research, and teaching at every level. The Main Library is located at AUC New Cairo and houses the Rare Books and Special Collections Library, an archive of historical materials from Egypt and the Middle East. A second library location at AUC Tahrir Square gives you all of the resources of AUC's libraries, without leaving downtown Cairo.