Cancer is a global epidemic, with an estimated 14.1 million cancer cases diagnosed around the world in 2012. This number is expected to rise to 21.7 million by 2030. Calling the global community to action, World Cancer Day challenges us all to unite in the fight against cancer. AUC is helping to...
Liberal arts approach allows you to study across disciplines and encourages critical, creative thinking
AUC has a state-of-the-art Sports Center with facilities for everything from karate to basketball to yoga.
AUC’s oldest building, the Khairy Pasha Palace, has overlooked Cairo’s downtown area for nearly 150 years. Perhaps best known for its impressive architectural style, the palace also boasts a rich history of its own. A cornerstone in AUC’s history, it connects the University community to Egypt’s...
Trust sits at the heart of the business world, according to Mohamad Al-Ississ, assistant professor of economics. “Most relationships within our modern economy are based on trust,” he said. A critical factor in economic growth and development, trust has a sweeping impact on society, explained Al-...
Nature Index 2015 Ranks AUC Top Scientific Research Institution in Egypt
With an estimated 15 to 20 percent of the Egyptian population affected by hepatitis C, the infection rate is the highest in the world. Hepatitis C is sometimes coined the silent disease because infected people may carry the virus for as long as 20 years before facing liver failure. Because infected...
Is Cancer Genetic?
Is cancer genetic? Is cancer a modern disease? In this video Salima Ikram, professor of Egyptology at The American University in Cairo, explores the existence of cancer in ancient Egypt.
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