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The American University in Cairo

The campus of the American University in Cairo (AUC).
The campus of the American University in Cairo (AUC).

Founded in 1919, The American University of Cairo (AUC) is one of the region’s leading English-language universities and a center of the intellectual, social and cultural life of the Arab world. With a community of students and faculty members representing more than 60 countries, AUC is a crossroads for the world’s cultures and a vibrant forum for reasoned argument, spirited debate and understanding across cultures.

AUC offers 36 undergraduate, 44 master’s and two PhD programs rooted in a liberal arts education that encourages students to think critically and find creative solutions to conflicts and challenges facing both the region and the world.

The university boasts the largest English-language library collection in Egypt, the fully equipped Kamal Adham Center for Television & Digital Journalism, three modern theaters and 13 cross-discipline research centers. The university’s modern, 260-acre New Cairo campus represents a major investment in the future of the city, the country and the region – a state-of-the-art facility for advanced research, innovative teaching and civic engagement.

Chartered and accredited in the USA and Egypt, AUC is an independent, not-for-profit, equal-opportunity institution.

Cairo, Egypt
Khaled Tarabieh
Khaled Tarabieh

Khaled Tarabieh is Assistant Professor of Sustainable Design at The American University in Cairo (AUC), Egypt.

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