General Information:

"Located in the heart of the Middle East, The American University in Cairo (AUC) is a state-of-the-art, US-accredited, English-language University. Established 100 years ago, AUC is one of the oldest liberal arts institutions in the region. Located in the most populous and one of the most vibrant cities in the Arab world, AUC is an ideal place to explore your academic interests while you become immersed in a new culture. AUC is Egypt’s global university, allowing study abroad students to build relationships with a diverse student body and gain important global perspectives."

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Admission: Faculty of Arts, all programmes

Language Requirements: English B2/C1 because AUC offers a wide range of courses, all taught in English except for the Arabic language courses. AUC offers a wide array of Arabic language courses and even teaches a non-credit course in “survival” Arabic to help newcomers find their way around Cairo. 

Additonal Admission Requirements: none

Number of places available: ​​​​​​​4

Accomodation: Providing the kind of comfort and convenience befitting community, AUC’s on-campus halls are just a five-to-seven-minute walk to classes, and residents of near-campus halls can take a complimentary shuttle right to the campus gate for an equally short walk to class.  On-campus halls are also close to many food options and supermarkets, both on and off-campus. With bus service to other areas of the city leaving from campus throughout the day, students can expand their experiences in the region. You need to apply as soon as you receive your acceptance letter to ensure availability. This is not obligatory, but students are strongly recommended to live on campus.

Visa: You are strongly recommended to get your tourist visa before your arrival. Check the visa process and follow it. Once you are on campus, the Business Support Office will help you obtain your student residency. Check the procedures and the required documents.

Sports: There is a sports complex. All students with AUC ID can access it. For more information about facilities and reservations, sports schedules, membership, sports academies, daily working hours, and locker rental service, visit the Office of Athletics.

Term: The first semester begins in the end of August and ends shortly before Christmas. On the other hand, the second semester begins in the end of Jnauary and ends in the end of May.

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