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The School of Humanities and Social Sciences (HUSS) is the home to the core disciplines in the humanities, social sciences, and arts at AUC. HUSS comprises 10 departments: Applied Linguistics, Arab and Islamic Civilizations, Arts, Educational Studies, English and Comparative Literature, History, Philosophy, Political Science and Sociology, Anthropology, Psychology, and Egyptology. 

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Welcome to HUSS

Dean's Welcome


Message from the Dean

What makes AUC unique in Egypt is our commitment to a liberal arts education – and the School of Humanities and Social Sciences (HUSS) has always been central to that mission. The courses, programs, and majors offered by the faculty and departments of HUSS provide discipline-based expertise in a wide range of fields. 

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Upcoming Events

AUC Open Day

Tuesday, March 7, 2023, 09:30 AM - 03:00 PM
AUC New Cairo
Discover AUC and our programs, student and campus life. Meet faculty from every department and get the insights you need to choose your path. Tour the AUC New Cairo campus and engage with student leaders. Hear from influential alumni about their AUC experience and how it jumpstarted their careers and opened opportunities. To access AUC Open Day, pre-registration is required.
21 Feb

Theater Performance: Piece of Mind

07:00 PM - 08:00 PM AUC New Cairo
Come watch this fantastic bilingual theatrical performance of five original 10-minute plays created by the AUC community and for the AUC community.
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Important Links And Resources

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Departments Contact List

HUSS is available to support you and answer your questions Sunday through Thursday 9 am- 3 pm. Kindly find below each individual department contact information.

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AUC Library Services

Get access to the AUC library's range of services including databases, electronic books and special collections. 

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A History of World Egyptology

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Book Cover in STEM in Science Education

STEM in Science Education and S in STEM

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A History of Arab Graphic Design

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Egypt 1919: The Revolution in Literature and Film

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Kingship, Power, and Legitimacy in Ancient Egypt

Kingship, Power, And Legitimacy in Ancient Egypt

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Western Theatre in Global Contexts, Directing and Teaching Culturally Inclusive Drama Around the World

Western Theatre in Global Contexts

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Language of Tomorrow

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Important Facts

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Graduate and Undergraduate Programs


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HUSS in Motion

AUC Faculty Munira Khayyat Publishes Book on War in South Lebanon

Heaven and Hell in the Anthropocene: Faculty Art Installation at COP27

Christmas Celebrations at AUC, performances by A CaPop choir, led by Nesma Maghoub '13, in addition to an alumni bazaar, games and activities.

AUC community members share their excitement and showcase their impactful climate change research as active participants in COP27.

Course on Sustainability Engages Students with Their Community

Earth Turns: The Climate Crisis Takes Center Stage

The Earth Turns Play

AUC Prepares for COP27

Message from the Dean

What is Liberal Arts?

AUC's Theatre program presents the play, Ancient Games

Tracing the Past

HUSS Outreach Takes Ancient Games Play to Local Schools

Ancient Games and Set in Stone

Contact Us

AUC New Cairo, AUC Avenue, P.O.BOX 74, New Cairo 11835, Egypt

School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Room 1070, Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud Hall (HUSS)

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