ACPC  Arab & Africa Collegiate Programming Championship
The Arab Academy for Science and Technology through its Regional Informatics center is the Headquarter for the ICPC Foundation Competitions for University students in Africa and Arab Countries hosting and organizing the national competitions under ministries of education and telecommunication in every country.
AAST received the global impact Award from ICPC foundation,
This award is presented to Arab Academy for Science, Technology, and Maritime Transport for leadership uniting the leading academic institutions throughout North Africa and the Middle East to empower the next generation of problem solvers in the computing sciences and engineering. In eight years, participation has grown from 66 teams from 27 universities to 1036 teams from 191 universities with 9 country-level competitions advancing to a spectacular final, the ACPC.