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.

  • AMIDEAST Celebrates 50 Years of Service in Lebanon The significant funds raised at the event will enable AMIDEAST to expand initiatives benefiting youth in Lebanon. AMIDEAST is grateful to individual donors as well as the corporate sponsors of the event: SMLC – Pepsi, INDEVCO, District S, IMP...
  • Egypt on the Rise: Helping Young Entrepreneurs Succeed Their timing couldn’t have been better. Soon after launching Marj3 in July 2016, they heard of the Youth Entrepreneurship Program (YEP), an initiative that AMIDEAST launched in partnership with Citi Foundation to help aspiring young Egyptian...
  • AMIDEAST Education Abroad Programs Resume in Egypt, Tunisia Like most full-service third-party study-abroad providers operating in Egypt and Tunisia during the turmoil of 2011, AMIDEAST had little choice but to close its programs in these countries although they were in demand and great sources of pride for...
  • Student Spotlight: Overcoming the Odds Some obstacles for Yemeni students are not new. With a pre-war per capita GDP of less than $2,000 per year, almost no Yemeni family can afford to send a child abroad for higher education. Only the few opportunities currently extant for Yemeni...
  • Welcoming the DKSSF Class of 2018! EGYPTAlaa Adel Abdelhamid is driven by his passion for the sciences. During his senior year at the STEM High School for Boys, he created a YouTube channel about science, which he manages and writes scripts for, and cofounded the physics group at his...
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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