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Welcome to the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication.

The department’s mission is to provide outstanding undergraduate and graduate education and professional training in the evolving fields of journalism and mass communication. A solid grounding in the liberal arts, combined with hands-on training in a cross-cultural environment, prepares students for successful careers in media and related fields worldwide. It also enables them to pursue a lifetime of contribution to their communities as critical and creative thinkers, proficient and accurate communicators, and culturally tolerant and responsible members of society.

Letter from the Chair

The Department of Journalism and Mass Communication at the American University in Cairo is a regional leader in research and hands-on training, drawing from the diverse strengths of its multinational faculty.

We are situated within the School of Global Affairs and Public Policy at one of the Middle East and North Africa's premier universities, the American University in Cairo, giving us the advantage of having a living history at our doorstep.

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Faculty Members


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BA in Multimedia Journalism (MJ)

The journalism major involves the merging of the current print and broadcast sequences into a sin

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BA in Communication and Media Arts (CMA)

The new major in communication and media arts (CMA) combines solid communication skills with emer

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BA in Integrated Marketing Communication (IMC)

Integrated marketing communication (IMC) is the integration of all marketing communication tools

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JRMC Alumni

Mona El Shazly

Mona ElShazly '96

Mona has a Bachelor of Arts in journalism and mass communication. She hosts her own program, Ma3kom Mona El Shazly, on the famous Egyptian TV channel, CBC. She was a former TV Presenter, "El Ashera Masaan" Program, Dream TV and Gomla Mofeeda Program, MBC Masr and MBC TV.

Ramy Radwan

Ramy Radwan '06

Ramy has gained his Bachelor of Arts, Journalism and Mass Communication in 2006. He is now a TV presenter in DMC and was a former TV presenter in ONTV.

Farida Temraza

Farida Temraza '12

Farida graduated from AUC in 2012 with a BA in mass communication as the highest GPA on the honors roll. She has finished her master's degree with the highest honors. Temraza is also the Founder and Designer-in-Chief of the International brand Temraza. She has been selected as Director and Ambassador of the Council of International Fashion Designers in The US as the North African. 

Contact Information

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Location Abdul Latif Jameel Hall, Room P034
AUC New Cairo

t  20.2.2615.3430/ 3426