Institutional Development and Capacity Building

We are working with local, regional, and international partners to assist efforts to strengthen and build institutional capacity across the Middle East and North Africa region.

Academic and Cultural Exchange

For over 60 years, we have supported thousands of individuals from the Middle East and North Africa who have come to this country on scholarship and exchange programs to study for long and short periods of time.

English Language and Work Force Skills

Through English language training and professional skills development, AMIDEAST is helping to develop global communication and workforce skills necessary to support successful regional economies.

Educational Services

Through more than 20 offices in 11 countries in the Middle East and North Africa, AMIDEAST provides additional services to American and local educational institutions, individuals, and public and private organizations.

  • Developing Skills for Success “Before the program, I had a dream, and now I have the knowledge to make this dream come true.” — Yara, EgyptAs a scalable, customizable program, Skills for Success has proven to be effective for reaching trainees within the 16–30 age range,...
  • Youth Restoring Hope in Yemen “The Nahdhat Shabab project is opening doors for women, too," says Maha Awad, who learned how to fix mobile phones and other "skills that make me count in my community."​"I'm now an engineer at the beginning of the road in computer maintenance,”...
  • Exploring English Language Priorities in Algeria “The English Language Forum was an enriching and fruitful experience, which provided us with an opportunity to share ideas and to exchange views about key issues relevant to our field of practice.”Recognizing the challenge facing Algeria, AMIDAST...
  • Fulbrighters Give Back Basima exemplifies the impact that the outstanding young men and women selected for the Fulbright Program are having once they complete their studies and return home. One way that this prestigious program supports local impact is through Alumni...
  • Gala Raises Scholarship Funds for Lebanon AMIDEAST’s First Annual Education Hero Award Gala, held October 14, 2017, in Beverly Hills, California, was a great success. The event grossed nearly one million dollars and attracted 700 supporters from across the United States, Lebanon, and...
Employability Skills Training
Through targeted training, AMIDEAST is helping recent college graduates and entry-level professionals across the Middle East and North Africa acquire skills that will improve their job prospects. Click here for more.
Teacher Development
For over 50 years, AMIDEAST has worked to train English language professionals. AMIDEAST offers the highly accredited PCELT Teacher Certification course to qualified individuals. Click here for more.
Developing Future Leaders
The Fulbright Foreign Student Program is one of several exchange, scholarship and internship programs designed to help potential leaders meet the challenges of the future. Click here for more.
Our Partners
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