Study Abroad in Egypt at the American University in Cairo

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OVERALL RATING 4.5
Based on 46 Reviews
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November 07, 2021 Life Changing Experience
I got to experience a whole different culture and a way to study thta i have never done before. - The American University in Cairo View Entire Review
Being exposed to different cultures besides the Egyptian culture. - The American University in Cairo View Entire Review
So worth it ! - The American University in Cairo View Entire Review
Learned that I won't be treated the same way I am treated in my home country and that life is all about experiences. - The American University in Cairo View Entire Review
November 04, 2021 Clowning In Cairo
It was definitely worthwhile. I made a lot of friends, experienced new cultures I otherwise would have been completely ignorant and oblivious of. At no point did I feel like I was too far out of my comfort zone. - University of New Mexico View Entire Review
November 04, 2021 Diverse
The social complexities of the region. - Freie Universität Berlin View Entire Review
My time at AUC, was majorly online as such I benefited solely from the excellent online learning from the campus - Sciences Po Paris View Entire Review
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April 15, 2019 Becoming Egyptian
Very worthwhile, able to truly embrace a new culture - American University of Paris View Entire Review
Cairo is a wonderful place to live! The city is chaotic, charming and diverse. So much to experience. Living in Cairo and studying at AUC has been a great way to get insight into life in the middle east, and I have also been very satisfied with the academic opportunities at AUC. Definitely worth it! - University of Bergen / UiB View Entire Review
I learned a lot about cultural exchanges. Found familiarity in customs, beliefs, values and idioms share with my Mexican American culture. - University of the Incarnate Word View Entire Review
All my classes very really interesting and of high quality. I was making a lot of progress in my Arabic class. The locals are very curious and easy-going most of the time, I had no trouble integrating. I had a lot of fun and a really good experience The only (slightly) negative thing I can think of is that the university can so... - Université de Genève / University of Geneva View Entire Review
Everyone told me it was going to be hard living in Cairo, but honestly now after 4 months I’m still wondering what they were referring to. It’s been very different, and nothing is as it’s “supposed” to be but everything get done and sorted anyway, just never in the way you assumed. Which is what makes everyday in Cairo exciting.... View Entire Review
Past Review Not As Expected
I became more responsible as I had to survive on a little bit of money. I believe this experience well-prepared me for life. - The American University in Cairo View Entire Review
friendships, and self-discovery. I learned more about other cultures and got to see Egypt from a different point of view. the experience also helped me grow on a personal level. - The American University in Cairo View Entire Review
November 07, 2021 Egypt
I learned a lot about myself and was able to meet so many people from everywhere, it was very worthwhile - University of Colorado - Boulder View Entire Review
I loved the AUC for its multifaceted areas of activities. It always encourages students to reach out and do more. Not only academic wise but also with extracurriculars. - The American University in Cairo View Entire Review
November 04, 2021 A Unique Experience
I improved my cultural awareness and intercultural competence since the community is diverse. - The American University in Cairo View Entire Review
November 04, 2021 Great Friends!
I learned more Arabic and was able to use sometimes. - The American University in Cairo View Entire Review
November 04, 2021 Amazing!
So many great friends! - University of Colorado - Boulder View Entire Review
April 15, 2019 Thank You !
lots of fun , knowledge about the country and amazing international and one or two local friends View Entire Review
April 14, 2019 Good Stuff
debt, sadness, new perspective on pollution, and a free hoodie. - Bard College View Entire Review
It was very much worthwhile! I learned a lot from my experience - about my self and about other people that I met. I learned to stay more openminded to (difficult) challenges. I have learned several new ways of being a student, methods of studying etc. - Aarhus University View Entire Review
i gained responsibility in addition to learning about different cultures - The American University in Cairo View Entire Review
It was definitely worth it! I learned so much about the world and people. Not necessarily from the classes I took, but just by living and being emerged in this country. View Entire Review
Past Review Nice Time
Learned Arabic, learned to feel comfortable in a new environment, learned to put myself out into the community - Freie Universität Berlin View Entire Review

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With more than 35 undergraduate and 40 graduate programs, you are sure to find the right one for you. At AUC, we offer a wide and diverse range of U.S. and globally accredited academic programs, designed to meet the needs of all types of learners. Explore sociology, Egyptology, gender and women’s studies or comparative religion; enroll in the region’s top Middle East studies program; study your preferred field of engineering; or learn how to start up a green business in our sustainable development program.

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