Top-notch facilities, world-renowned faculty and bright young minds; that's what makes up AUC's rich culture of research. Our goal is to give you the resources to address challenges that confront Egypt, the region and the world.
16 research centers operating in diverse fields.
For Professor Sir Magdi Yacoub, science and creativity go hand in hand. In fact, creativity fosters science and vice versa. “Science and medicine offer unprecedented opportunities for discovery and, most importantly, alleviating human suffering, … and creativity and innovation … [are] essential for...
The AUC Venture Lab, Egypt’s first University-based startup incubator and accelerator, recently celebrated its fifth anniversary. During those five years, the V-Lab incubated 115 startups that generated EGP 88 million in revenues, raised more than EGP 220 million in investments and created more...
AUC Venture Lab, Egypt's first University-based incubator, ranked among the top five university incubators in Africa.
Life in the Unlivable
Utilizing metagenomics, a contemporary approach to instigate biological life, Rania Siam, associate professor of biology, and her team explore microbial life in several brine pools in the Red Sea to identify novel microbes and bacterial communities and their associated genes, as well as map new genes that have diverse biotechnological and pharmaceutical applications.
At AUC’s Libraries, our savvy staff and top-notch resources support learning, research, and teaching at every level. The Main Library is located at AUC New Cairo and houses the Rare Books and Special Collections Library, an archive of historical materials from Egypt and the Middle East. A second library location at AUC Tahrir Square gives you all of the resources of AUC's libraries, without leaving downtown Cairo.