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Message from the Chair

Welcome to AUC’s PPAD – the Public Policy and Administration Department.  AUC is Egypt’s global university, and PPAD takes pride in being its hub for the study of global and public affairs. PPAD is a relatively young department that championed quality academic education in less than ten years.  Yes, in less than ten years since the establishment of the Department in 2009, PPAD became the first in the world to receive Triple Crown accreditation in public affairs education. 

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Dr Ghada Barsoum


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Master of Global Affairs (MGA)

The program prepares students for professional careers at the national and international level wi

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Master of Public Administration (MPA)

The program prepares students for leadership and upper management positions in public service.

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Graduate Diploma in Public Policy

The graduate diploma will help students learn to assess policy alternatives, develop effective pr

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Contact Information


Department of Public Policy and Administration 
Abdul Latif Jameel Hall, Second Floor, AUC New Cairo
t 2615.3330/3344/2703

Mailing Address 

The American University in Cairo 
Department of Public Policy and Administration
AUC Avenue, P.O. Box 74 
New Cairo 11835, Egypt