AUC to Celebrate the Reaffirmation of the Accreditation by NAQAAE

Press release
Published March 9th, 2020 - 12:29 GMT
AUC became the first University in Egypt to be accredited at the institutional level by the National Authority for Quality Assurance and Accreditation of Education
AUC became the first University in Egypt to be accredited at the institutional level by the National Authority for Quality Assurance and Accreditation of Education
Highlights
AUC’s celebration of the reaffirmation of the accreditation by the National Authority for Quality Assurance and Accreditation of Education (NAQAAE).

AUC’s celebration of the reaffirmation of the accreditation by the National Authority for Quality Assurance and Accreditation of Education (NAQAAE). The decision was issued in January 2020 after the evaluation visit by a committee of local and international experts in higher education that visited AUC in October 2019. 

In December 2010, AUC became the first University in Egypt to be accredited at the institutional level by the National Authority for Quality Assurance and Accreditation of Education (NAQAAE), a government body formed in 2007 with the purpose of establishing quality standards for Egypt's educational institutions. AUC's School of Sciences and Engineering also received NAQAAE accreditation at the school level.

A bus will be available at 10:30 am in front of AUC Tahrir campus in Mohamed Mahmoud Street to AUC New Cairo campus and back.  

WHO

Youhansen Eid, president of NAQAAE; Francis Ricciardone, AUC president; Ashraf Hatem, AUC counsellor; Ehab Abdel Rahman, AUC provost; and Eman Megahed, AUC chief knowledge and strategy officer.

WHEN
Thursday, March 12, 2020; 12:00 pm

WHERE

Watson House, AUC New Cairo

MEDIA COVERAGE

Media interested in coverage should contact Rehab Saad at +202.2615.3705; 01068815048; rehabsaad@aucegypt.edu, RSVP required and press will be required to present valid credentials.

AUC is a tobacco-free community. Smoking is only permitted in designated areas.

A photo ID is required for entry. Facial recognition is required at all times.

Background Information

American University of Cairo

Founded in 1919, AUC is a leading English-language, American-accredited institution of higher education and center of intellectual, social and cultural life of the Arab world. Its community of students, parents, faculty and staff, trustees, alumni and other generous sponsors represent more than 60 countries. The University stands as a crossroads for the world’s cultures and a vibrant forum for reasoned argument, spirited debate and understanding across the diversity of languages, facilities and human experiences.

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