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.

  • A New Home for AMIDEAST in the UAE AMIDEAST’s main UAE office has moved to a new home. The large, modern quarters in the heart of Abu Dhabi’s commercial quarters will allow it to serve an increasing number of students and professionals looking to AMIDEAST for a range of educational...
  • Accessing a Ladder of Opportunity Meet two bright young women who have been on a path of achievement since they joined the English Access Microscholarship (Access) Program. Hadeel, a junior at AUB from Yemen, says, "The Access Program is definitely my starting point to becoming the...
  • English for Iraqi IDP Teens In Iraq, AMIDEAST is helping young Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) improve their English language skills, while also introducing them to aspects of American culture. A group of bright teenagers from Mosul recently completed an English training...
  • What Is the "Access" Program? "Educational," "exciting," "useful," and "fun" — four adjectives that stand out in a cloud of words that Lebanese youth chose to describe the English Access Microscholarship (Access) Program, a high-impact initiative that AMIDEAST administers in...

Faces of AMIDEAST

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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