American University in Cairo | Eqypt
The American University in Cairo was founded in 1919 by Americans devoted to education and community service in the Middle East. Today, AUC is the region’s premier English-language university — and an essential contributor to the social, political and cultural life of the Arab world. AUC also serves as a crossroads for the world’s cultures: a vital, vibrant forum for reasoned argument, spirited debate and global understanding. AUC is an independent, nonprofit, apolitical, non-sectarian and equal-opportunity institution, fully accredited in Egypt and the United States. The academic program is rooted in liberal education and focused practice. The university’s rigorous core curriculum offers an intensive investigation of fundamental questions in every major discipline. American University in Cairos nearly 5,000 undergraduate students come from every corner of Egypt and from one hundred countries around the world. When they graduate, they will join a worldwide network of more than 30,000 AUC alumni, leaders in finance and commerce, law and engineering, politics and culture, community service and computer science.