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Recognizing the challenges facing Egypt and the region, the Graduate School of Education (GSE) contributes to education reform by providing theoretical and applied components needed to build the capacity of professionals and policymakers in the education system. GSE consists of various academic and professional development programs, as well as research centers. GSE is an integral part of the academic community at The American University in Cairo. Read more



 About GSE       Department of International and Comparative Education


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MA in International and Comparative Education

MA in Educational Leadership

MA in Educational Leadership (Blended Format)

Master in Education for Teaching and Learning


Undergraduate Minor in Educational Studies


Graduate Diploma in International & Comparative Education

Graduate Diploma in Educational Leadership

Graduate Diploma in Inclusive Education


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Upcoming Events



GSE/ITU/UNESCO Digital Inclusion Tech-Talks Read more 


 Sept. 12

 “Inclusive Education in the Middle East: The Big Picture” public lecture by DVP Eman Gaad, read more




 "Policy Borrowing and Lending: Globalization and Private-public Partnerships in Education". A public lecture by Professor Gita Steiner-Khamisi, read more

 March 10

"National Development Through Education: Western, Egyptian and Middle Eastern Education and the Rise of Cross-Cultural Practices". A public lecture by Professor Theodores G. Zervas, read more

April 8

"Coming to a Common Consensus on Who We Are? Comparing National Identity Formation in American, Greek and Egyptian Schools". A public lecture by Professor Theodores G. Zervas, read more


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