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 50 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 our 23 offices in 13 countries in the Middle East and North Africa, AMIDEAST provides a number of additional services to American and local educational institutions, individuals, and public and private organizations.

  • Reaching Out to Syrian Refugees  The scope of the crisis is immense. Enrollment of Syrian refugees in formal education at the beginning of the 2014 school year was about 25 percent in Lebanon (with 102,000 Syrian children enrolled, out of an estimated 408,000 school-age children...
  • Responding to Crisis in Yemen Soon after the onset of hostilities in late March, our staff in Yemen, Jordan, and the United States exhibited dedication as they lost little time in launching a fundraising effort to assist Yemeni exchange students in the United States at risk of...
  • Celebrating 42 Years with a New Facility in Tunisia The new five-story building will serve as the headquarters for AMIDEAST’s operations in Tunisia and replaces two aging structures that housed the Tunis office for 18 years.  In addition to consolidating the administration and teaching faculty under...
Entrepreneurship Training
Through training, support activities and mentoring networks, AMIDEAST is working with local and international partners to empower aspiring entrepreneurs across the Middle East and North Africa. Click here for more.
Teacher Development
For over 50 years, AMIDEAST has worked to train English language professionals. AMIDEAST will soon offer 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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