The School of Global Affairs and Public Policy (GAPP) is the leading school in the Middle East in educating and empowering students committed to global affairs and public policy.

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Upcoming Events

24 Sep

Wellness Day

09:00 AM - 06:00 PM AUC New Cairo
Join us for a day dedicated to your health and well-being and enjoy various activities ranging from fitness competitions, free health check tests and exciting games. Open to all AUC community members.
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25 Sep

Media Usage for the Gifted

06:00 PM - 07:00 PM AUC Tahrir Square
Discover the transformative power of media with esteemed experts from around the world, exploring the intersection of media, technology and education and its impact on the lives of the gifted.
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Meet Our New Faculty

A warm welcome to all our new faculty! With research interests from international policy to visual storytelling, we are thrilled to have incoming faculty this fall who are experts in a range of disciplines. Read more about the wide array of knowledge they bring to AUC, and enjoy hearing a few fun facts – they may surprise you!

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Unscripted Episode 1 - Tarek Shawki, AUC Counselor

Fall 2023: New Students from Around the Globe

AUC Trailblazers: Ayman Baky '96

Freshmen Energized to Begin New Semester

Orientation Day Fall 2023

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New Policy Briefs Added!

Policy Brief 23

Health Policy Design

M Ramesh

Policy Brief 24

Innovations, and development, need bureaucracy

Rainer Kattel, Wolfgang Drechsler, Erkki Karo

Policy Brief 25

Improving Adaptability in Democratic Systems 

Alasdair Roberts

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Full Rankings

Eduniversal Best Masters ranking has awarded GAPP with several “Best Masters” rankings for 2022. Based on the analysis of the educational offerings of approximately 4000 schools and universities in 154 countries.
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First - Master of Global Affairs- International Management in Africa  2021 - 2022

First - Master of Public Administration - Management in Africa  2021-2022

Second - Master of Laws - International Business Law in Africa 2021-2022

Third - Master of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication - Corporate Communications in Africa 2021-2022

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Executive Education

Enrich Your Future

GAPP, Executive Education Program will challenge, motivate and inspire you for long-term success. The main goal of the program is to reinforce and reinvigorate leadership capacities within government agencies and public institutions in a challenging global environment within Egypt and the region. Its' trainers are experts in their field and include local, regional and international expertise. GAPP, Executive Education offers customized programs tailored to the specific needs of clients and open enrollment programs offered in collaboration with other institutions according to current trends and needs. The current main themes include transforming public service, media and communication, gender and youth, and diplomacy. 

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Our Publications

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The Cairo Review

The Cairo Review of Global Affairs is the quarterly journal of the School of Global Affairs and Public Policy (GAPP) at American University in Cairo (AUC). Its primary aim is to be a focal point for policymakers, officials, academics, experts, journalists, students, and others in the Middle East region who follow global affairs. It is also intended to be a platform that gives perspectives from the region a greater voice in international policy conversations and debates.

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Arab Media and Society

Arab Media & Society is a primary resource for media research in the region. The journal, published biannually online and in print, offers peer-reviewed scholarly research and analysis on a wide array of topics pertaining to the dynamic media landscape across the Arab world.

Policy Briefs Series

Policy Briefs

Policy Briefs address current issues pertaining to public policy, public administration, global affairs/development in Egypt and the MENA region, as well as in policy areas of interest to the community of PPAD/GAPP faculty and researchers.

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E Mobility Expo

AUC@COP27 Highlights

AUCTV Exclusive Interview with Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation, Hani Sewilam

President Ahmad Dallal's statement from #COP27 on #AUCClimateChange initiative for AUC TV

AUC Climate Change Initiatives

Exclusive Interview with Noha El-Mikawy, Dean of School of Global Affairs and Public Policy

Student Entrepreneurs: Nala Kamel

Reconstructing Journalism, Globally