Study Abroad in Egypt

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Egypt: Cairo


Study abroad for a year, semester or summer electing courses from the general course offerings of The American University in Cairo. AUC enrolls almost 6000 students and offers the largest number of courses on Egypt, Islam, the Middle East and Arab world taught in English of any institution in the world. While most students are local Egyptians, over 90 countries are represented by the student body at this truly international campus.


AUC is accredited in the United States; its Engineering and Computer Science programs are professionally accredited. Following the structure of an American university, AUC offers a broad choice of liberal arts and professional courses. It has in place student support systems that include an international student support office, residential housing, advising, counseling and medical services. Sports programs and extra curricular clubs are an important part of student life. Travel opportunities are plentiful.


Fall, Spring, Summer, Academic Year


Sept-Dec; Jan-May; June-July

Degree Level

Bachelors Degree (Undergraduate)

Subject Areas

  • Accounting
  • African Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Arabic
  • Archaeology
  • Art History
  • Art/fine Arts
  • Biology
  • Business Admin. & Management
  • Chemistry
  • Comm. (radio, Tv, & Film)
  • Communications
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer Science / It
  • Development Studies
  • Economics
  • Engineering (electrical)
  • Engineering (mechanical)
  • Environmental Studies
  • Finance
  • History
  • Humanities
  • Intensive Language
  • International Relations
  • Journalism / Broadcasting
  • Liberal Arts
  • Literature
  • Mathematics
  • Middle Eastern Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Photography
  • Physics
  • Political Science/politics
  • Psychology
  • Public Admin, Public Policy, Govt
  • Social Sciences
  • Sociology
  • Theater, Drama, Dance
  • Visual Arts

Cost in US$:

18,540 USD

Program Fees Include:

Tuition. Required fees, housing, personal and estimated food expenses per semester and travel not included.

Experience Required


This Program is open to

Worldwide Participants.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Group living

Participants Travel


Typically Participants Work


Scholarships are Available

Yes Highly qualified study abroad students interested in an Egyptology concentration for the fall or spring semesters, may apply before April 15 for a Simpson Scholarship in Egyptology.

Application Process Involves

  • Written Application
  • Letters of Reference
  • Transcript
  • Resume
  • Other

Typically The Application Process Time is

one month