The American University in Cairo School of Business

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1. The School

The American University in Cairo School of Business

Boasting an unrivaled reputation as the top private business school in Egypt and one of the best in Africa and the Arab world, the AUC School of Business is dedicated to transforming the young eager minds of today to the responsible change agents of tomorrow, all while developing relevance and leadership in an evolving ecosystem.

Situated within the top private university in Egypt and enjoying nearly seven decades' worth of history, the School offers a wide range of programs that extend beyond the classroom to provide a holistic and engaging learning experience.

The School’s foremost accomplishment is a seal of excellence achieved through the Triple Crown accreditation – placing the School among the top 1 percent of educational institutions worldwide to achieve the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the Association of MBAs (AMBA) and the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) accreditations. The School’s executive education programs are also recognized by the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training (ACCET) accreditation.


Key points

MIM programme at this school

At the American University in Cairo (AUC) school of business, we believe you should do more than ride the wave of change, we believe in empowering individuals capable of steering the tides of change and thriving in dynamic environments. During the course of your study at AUC, you will gain a great challenging experience inside and outside the classroom through a set of designed courses that give a hands-on experience of doing business in Africa and the Middle East through a set of experiential learning tools and a group of achieved academics that turn the classroom into a vibrant one. Our network of strong regional corporate partner would add to your experience the practical flavor and would allow you to get a deeper understanding of the business dynamics in our region. If you are looking for a gateway to the rich African and Arab Region with global relevance, AUC is the best place to be.

Living in the city

Ranked among the top 100 cities in the world for international students, Cairo is a unique and wondrous destination for students seeking an adventurous study-abroad experience. Merging ancient history and metropolitan living in a bustling, dynamic city, Cairo has something for everyone. The city blends the vibrant cultures of the Middle East, Africa and the Mediterranean and has long served as the cultural, political and social capital of the Arab region.

Choosing to study in Cairo provides the opportunity to immerse yourself in the Egyptian culture while learning about the region’s most pressing modern issues.

The Greater Cairo area has a population of 20 million people with the city sprawled along the longest river in the world, the Nile. Encompassing the Pyramids of Giza, magnificent mosques and churches and the largest museum in Egypt, the Arab world’s most populous city is teeming with life. Explore the winding streets of Cairo, and you will find a thriving art and music scene, an exquisite opera house, trendy cafes and plays as well as numerous off-the beaten-path marvels.

The dialect of Arabic spoken in Egypt is the most well-known and most understood in the Arab world, making Cairo a prime language-learning center in the Middle East. When you decide to study in Egypt, you open yourself to a new world filled with diverse cultures, histories, art and ideas.

Egyptians are known for their warm and welcoming hospitality. One thing you can look forward to is to be greeted with smiling faces and a generous attitude that will make you feel right at home. (Read more)

CEMS Club Cairo

Founded in September 2019, our CEMS Club Cairo is founded on two main pillars: Enriching the students’ experience at AUC and quickly merging international CEMS students with the AUC vibrant environment through organizing a set of events and projects that would engage both CEMS as well as non-CEMS students. The CCC is a major component of student’s life at AUC.


CEMS Programme manager
Farida Kholoussy
AUC Avenue P.O. Box 74, New Cairo, Egypt
Admission contact
2. Master of science and cems mim
1 March-1 April 2023

1 year

Beg. September



  • Master of International Management

Term dates for the Master Programme(s)

Term 1 From 3 September to 25 December 2023
Term 2 From 4 February to 26 May 2024
3. Programme offer

Academic year

  • Course code Title Type of course Teaching mode Start date End date View
    CEMS 5204 Advanced Financial Management: Cases from the Middle East Hard Skills / Exclusive In person 2023-09-03 2023-12-21 View
    CEMS 5205 Global Supply Chain Management Exclusive In person 2023-09-03 2023-12-21 View
    cems 5201 Global Strategy Course Strategy In person 2023-09-03 2023-12-21 View
    GREN 5201 Global Changes and Sustainable Development Elective In person 2023-09-03 2023-12-21 View
    CEMS 5203 Bottom of the Pyramid Marketing Exclusive In person 2023-09-03 2023-12-21 View
    ECON 5250 Economic Setting for Development I Elective In person 2023-09-03 2023-12-21 View
    EGPT 5110 Egypt in the 1st Millennium BC Elective In person 2023-09-03 2023-12-21 View
    PPAD 5143 Urban Infrastructure Development for Sustainability Elective In person 2023-09-03 2023-12-21 View
  • Title Start date End date View
    FinTech and Financial Inclusion in the Middle East and Africa 2023-09-07 2023-09-14 View
  • Title Start date End date Compagn(ies) ECTS Number of days View
    Business communication Skill Seminar 2023-10-03 2023-10-04 1 2 View