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.

  • 12 Years of Reforming Education in Palestine What students needed, Palestinian leaders recognized in the mid-2000s, were schools for the 21st century. Since 2007, AMIDEAST has responded, working in partnership with the Palestinian Ministry of Education and Higher Education (MoEHE) to implement...
  • YES Program Marks 15th Anniversary Of Building Understanding AMIDEAST is proud to have been a partner on YES since the beginning, recruiting, selecting, and supporting over 2,700 high school students from the Middle East and North Africa for an academic year exchange in the U.S. Throughout these 15 years,...
  • Congratulations to Our 2018 Hope Fund Graduates!  Tala Anchassi graduated in May from Georgetown University with a B.S. in Foreign Service. After a summer internship with Anera, she will return to Georgetown in fall to enter a competitive accelerated program leading to a master’s of science degree...
  • Congratulating Our 2018 DKSSF Graduates EGYPTFarida Sabry graduated from Smith College with a B.S. in engineering and a B.A. in computer science. She stood out as a NeXXt Scholar and GHC Scholar, awards that recognized her outstanding achievements in STEM, and took advantage of...
  • 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,...
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.
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