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.

  • Youth Take on Challenges in Yemen Abyan is a rural governorate of Yemen that is still recovering from the conflict of 2011–2012 that damaged homes, livelihoods, businesses, schools and youth centers. One of Yemen’s leading producers of fruits and vegetables, Abyan is representative...
  • Breaking Gender Barriers to Employment Initial training rounds of Skills for Success®—Employability Skills for Women, an initiative implemented by AMIDEAST in partnership with the Union for the Mediterranean, ended in January in Jordan and Morocco. A total of 180 women completed the...
  • Women Succeeding as Entrepreneurs In 2014, AWEP was offered in Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, and Morocco. This year, AWEP training rounds are taking place in Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, and Morocco. The results are paying off!  Here are just a few of the stories of these impressive women....
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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