Stairs inside AUC Tahrir Square Campus


Photo of trio performing at Cairo Jazz Festival

Prominent American Jazz Musicians Tour Egypt with AUC's School of Continuing Education

It's been all about jazz these days at AUC’s School of Continuing Education (SCE). In partnership with the U.S. Embassy in Cairo, SCE hosted acclaimed American musicians in Egypt during the 14th edition of the annual Cairo Jazz Festival. 

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Wael Aboulmagd speaks at AUC COP27 event

Special Representative of COP27 President-Designate Wael Aboulmagd Discusses COP27, Climate Solutions at AUC

Special Representative of COP27 President-Designate Wael Aboulmagd took the stage at AUC Tahrir Square this week to discuss the significance of the upcoming COP27 conference, which will be hosted by Egypt in Sharm El Sheikh this November.

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Liquid Gaze

In Photos: AUC's Eye-Catching Senior Art Exhibition 'Liquid Gaze'

Towering in the middle of AUC’s Tahrir Cultural Center (TCC) is a metal sculpture containing intricate shapes made of iron, accompanied by three paintings on a nearby wall. Visual arts major Nour Tawfik ‘22, describes the installation, “Nostalgia is a Dirty Liar…” — which took her a year’s worth of research and creativity to make for her senior project:

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AUC-Azza Fahmy Collaboration Brings Jewelry Business Studies for Creative Entrepreneurs

Collaborating with the Design Studio by Azza Fahmy, AUC’s School of Continuing Education (SCE) is launching a new 14-week course that will empower jewelry artists with the skills and business knowledge they need to launch a successful and sustainable business.

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E7na Summit

E7na Initiative Partners With AUC For 2nd Annual Anti-Sexual Harassment Summit

After a highly successful virtual launch of the E7na summit in 2020, AUC alum Dania Younis ‘12, co-founder of the E7na initiative, has partnered with AUC to expand the second edition of the summit’s reach beyond the computer screen and into Ewart Memorial Hall at AUC Tahrir Square.

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Van Leo

In Photos: Van Leo's Legacy Exhibition

An exhibition honoring the legendary photographer Van Leo is taking place now through February 20, 2022 at the Future Gallery in AUC Tahrir Square.  Photos courtesy of Mohamed Ashour  

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Mervat Abou Oaf Cairo International Film Festival

AUC Central Hub for Screenings, Experiential Learning in First Official Partnership with Cairo International Film Festival

Since last week, AUC Tahrir Square has been abuzz with the excitement of the 43rd edition of the Cairo International Film Festival. This year is the first official AUC-CIFF collaboration that will present students and festival goers with a central hub for screenings, workshops and other activities.

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Jacaranda Magazine

Jacaranda: Advancing the Arts

For Tarek Atia, director of AUC's Tahrir Cultural Center, the arts in Egypt have a shining opportunity to reach the global stage. He directed the production of the TCC’s latest project, Jacaranda, a new platform for showcasing and discussing the arts, with that in mind — to help advance innovations in Egyptian arts by delving deep into the sector’s diversified areas.

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A Boundless Drop to A Boundless Ocean

A collaboration between the Orlando Museum of Art and The American University in Cairo, A Boundless Drop to a Boundless Ocean, will feature artworks by US-based artists of Arab and Iranian heritage in simultaneous exhibitions in Orlando and Cairo. Curated by Dr.

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Anthony Sattin

Anthony Sattin Lists AUC's Tahrir Cultural Center as One of the Top Places to Visit in Cairo

In an artistic narrative on Egypt's boom back into tourism, British journalist Anthony Sattin lists AUC's Tahrir Cultural Center as one of the top places to visit in Cairo. Read about his take on the efforts of Minister Rania Al-Mashat '95 at reviving the industry and how some books by Salima Ikram (YAB '86), distinguished University professor of Egyptology, will hel

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Meet Tarek Atia: Managing Director of AUC's Tahrir Cultural Center and Campus

Tarek Atia (SAB '90) came to AUC 30 years ago as an exchange student for a semester abroad at AUC Tahrir Square. Now he's back to AUC as the managing director of Tahrir Cultural Center (TCC) and Campus. "AUC was one of the things which drew me back to Egypt like a magnet." Learn more about Atia's vision for the Tahrir Cultural Center and his plan to make it "the coolest place in downtown Cairo." #PeopleOfAUC

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Opening of AUC Tahrir Cafeteria

The newly renovated Tahrir Cultural Center celebrated the opening of the new cafeteria last night with a reception and concert. 

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Tahrir Cultural Center

The Tahrir Cultural Center Would Love to Welcome You Home

As our first step into the cultural community, Tahrir cultural center made sure to highlight its main objective in building a platform that connects talents, opportunities and audience. It’s role in celebrating culture through art by combining 35 different artists in the first group exhibition in Tahrir Cultural Center. The exhibition was a living proof of the beauty in difference; through combining various art mediums from painting, drawing, sculpture, installation, object, ceramics and photography.

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Tahrir Cultural Center

The Story of the Premises Goes Way Back

The monumental premises that is now Tahrir Cultural Center has been a cornerstone of downtown Cairo for over 150 years This building has had a connection to education long before it turned into a university.

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Celebrating Egypt's 1919 Revolution

To commemorate Egypt's 1919 Revolution, AUC hosted a day packed with events at its historic Tahrir Square campus to discussed the eruption of the 1919 revolution; the impactful role of women; and the aftermath and the socio-economic and public forces landscape at the time.

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