The American University in Cairo is an independent, non-profit, apolitical, non-sectarian and equal-opportunity institution. It provides educational opportunities to students from all segments of Egyptian society as well as from other countries, and contributes to Egypt's cultural and intellectual life. The university offers programs at the undergraduate, graduate and professional levels as well as an extensive continuing education program. The university advances the ideals of American liberal arts and professional education and of life-long learning.
The AUC provides services and activities within their research centers. There are ten centers in the university, some of these centers have their own weblink that you can access through the AUC main website. These centers are:
Arabic Studies Bio-bibliographic Research Unit
Desert Development Center (DDC)
Forced Migration & Refugee Studies (FMRS)
Cynthia Nelson Institute for Gender and Women's Studies (IGWS)
Economic & Business History Research Center
The John D. Gerhart Center for Philanthropy & Civic Engagement
Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Alsaud Center for American Studies and Research
Science & Technology Research Center (STRC)
Sheikh Mohamed Bin Issa Al Jaber Center for Peace, Democracy and Sustainable Development
Social Research Center (SRC)
The AUC library offers a lot of information and publications. These are provided online with the facility of requesting documents online. The library has an E-catalogue to facilitate the online search and also an E-journal finder.
The AUC website includes more information about the university facilities, events, administration, employment and staff.