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 Event

Christmas Book Fair – AUC Tahrir Square

On going from Thursday, November 30, 2023, 10:00 AM - Saturday, December 9, 2023, 06:00 AM
AUC Tahrir Square
Celebrate the joy of reading this Christmas at the AUC Bookstores! Enjoy a 20% discount on ALL books and grab special offers with discounts of up to 75%. Don't miss out!

Christmas Book Fair – AUC New Cairo

On going from Thursday, November 30, 2023, 09:30 AM - Thursday, December 7, 2023, 04:00 PM
AUC New Cairo
Celebrate the joy of reading this Christmas at the AUC Bookstores! Enjoy a 20% discount on ALL books and grab special offers with discounts of up to 75%. Don't miss out!


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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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Excellence Scholarships Recipients of Fall 2023

Mark Deets, Assistant Professor and Director of Prince AlWaleed Bin Talal Bin AbdulAziz AlSaud Center for American Studies and Research

Iftikhar Lodhi, Assistant Professor, Department of Public Policy and Administration

Unscripted Episode 1 - Tarek Shawki, AUC Counselor

AUC Trailblazers: Ayman Baky '96

Student Entrepreneurs: Nala Kamel

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

Reconstructing Journalism, Globally

AUC Climate Change Initiatives

Multimedia Journalism Video- Nadine El Sayed

Integrated Marketing Communication Video- Assistant professor, Ahmed Taher

Middle East Studies Major

Minor in Gender and Women's Studies

About the Global and Public Affairs Minor

Rana Hendy, Assistant professor, Department of Public Policy and Administration

Jessie Steinhauer, Graduate Student at The Middle East Studies Center