AUC has a state-of-the-art sports center with facilities for everything from karate to basketball to yoga.  AUC also has 22 athletic programs and sports teams that compete against other universities throughout Egypt and the region. The programs promote a healthy lifestyle, discipline, teamwork and leadership development, as well as high standards of ethical conduct and sportsmanship. The sports program emphasizes health and enjoyment through recreation, fitness, competitions and sound physical habits.