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Spring 2020

Cairo: Metropolis of the Arab World

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 00:00 to Monday, February 24, 2020 - 00:00
  • CL1099FB2 Modern To Contemporary In The Arab World
  • ME2010 Situating The Middle East I
  • ME2030 Encounters Between The Middle East And The West
  • CM4073 Media & Society In The Arab World
  • CM3033 Scripts for Travel

This trip, focused on Cairo, one of the largest, oldest, and most important cities in the Arab world, complements classroom study of the contemporary Middle East. Discover the history and development of the city,and visit cultural institutions and NGOs to understand contemporary events.

Led by Professors David Tresilian and Hannah Westley

Cost: 1350€ (includes round-trip air transportation, hotel accommodations with breakfast, on-site transportation, entrance fees, guided visits, professors’ trip costs and VAT)

Last day to register/cancel: January 19 • Late cancelation fee: 1350€

Payment for study trips must be made no later than January 31 for the Spring 2020 semester. Any concerns in this regard should be addressed to the Cultural Program & Student Accounting Services.

Registration for study trips is done the same way as registration for academic courses: through the registration portal on MyAUP Student Services: > MyAccount > My Student Services > Registration. Study trip payments can be sent the same way as tuition: online by credit card on, via bank transfer, or in person with cash/check.

 Study Trip Registration: January 11– January 19, in the registration portal

 Study Trip Cancelation: NO LATER than midnight January 19