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 Study Abroad in Egypt



Program Currently Suspended

Due to sustained unrest and instability, the program at the American University in Cairo continues to be suspended.  This suspension applies to all current programs. 

UCEAP's dedicated emergency management team monitors events 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. For updates and situation reports on Egypt, see our Worldwide Alerts​.

Recommended Alternative Destinations

UCEAP provides a diverse range of academic opportunities including courses for your major and the opportunity to study in English. Consider the following similar programs:

  • Jordan (Amman) – Find courses in English, advanced Arabic language,
    diplomacy and policy 

  • Morocco (Rabat) – Study Arabic language and culture with specialists
    at the Qalam Center for Arabic Studies

  • Israel (Jerusalem) – Access a flexible, interdisciplinary program comprising
    Hebrew or Arabic language, Jewish studies, and Israel/Middle East studies
    among a range of other options

  • Turkey (Istanbul)​ – Take courses in your major, with particularly strong
    offerings in political science at Bogazici University