Sociology - Anthropology from The American University in Cairo offers a unique opportunity for students to conduct original research amidst an intellectually stimulating environment. Its longstanding tradition of combining scholarship with a commitment to social, economic and political justice makes the program a dynamic environment for learning and research.
We also offer a diploma-level program. The program seeks to provide a thorough foundation in the principles of Sociology and Anthropology while also developing critical skills for a wide range of real-world professional situations.
Students at Sociology - Anthropology from The American University in Cairo will:
- gain a thorough grounding in the theory and research methods of both disciplines.
- conduct original research amidst an intellectually stimulating environment.
- be prepared for doctoral programs in the social sciences at universities in North America, Europe and the Global South, as well as other career paths in social research, NGOs, development agencies and international and nonprofit organizations.
- Migration and Refugee Studies
- Special Topics in Migration and Refugee Issues
- Migration, Integration and Citizenship
- Problems in Sociology-Anthropology
- Kin, Friends and Neighbors
- Gender and Sexuality
- Religion, Ideology and Society
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
- Apply before
24-30 depending on the chosen track
DisciplinesArchaeology Anthropology Sociology
- An overall grade of gayyid giddan or a grade point average of 3.0 or above.
- Applicants for graduate study must have an accredited Bachelor’s degree with an academic record at a level sufficient to qualify for full or provisional admission.
- An online application for graduate studies
- Online payment of the application fee
- A statement of purpose
- An updated resume (CV)
- At least two online letters of recommendation from persons familiar with your academic or professional background
- Official academic records, of which one must be a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with proof of degree completion.
- Satisfactory English language proficiency test results
- Graduate students may be asked to demonstrate minimum competency in the use of computers and academic libraries as they relate to graduate study and research
- One recent passport size photograph (a clear electronic copy)
International17640 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 735 USD per credit during 12 months.
National14328 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 597 USD per credit during 12 months.
Living costs for Cairo
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.