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.
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.
Skills Program Transforms Women’s Lives No wonder, then, that the two-year-old program featured prominently at the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM)’s recent high-level conference, “Women for the Mediterranean: Driving Force for Development and Stability.” The assembled ministers,...
Strengthening Basic Education in Palestine Building on these successes, the Leadership and Teacher Development (LTD) Program was launched with USAID funding in 2012 to support MOEHE’s priority of improving classroom instruction in order to increase access to basic education, raise literacy...
Far from a Brain Drain ― Fulbright Alumni Are Giving Back Adnan Saddiqi, Counselor for Public Affairs at the U.S. embassy in Cairo, set the tone for the conference when he opened by saying, “Some of the most important natural resources are human resources.” How true this is for the Fulbright program....
Expanding Our Scholarship Efforts in Egypt AMIDEAST aims to provide access to higher education for as many students as possible. With this in mind, it is fundraising for 10 additional scholarships to Egyptian public university excellence programs—beyond what has already been funded under...
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.
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.