opening hours:
The BA is open Sunday through Thursday, from 11:00AM to 7:00PM, and on Saturday, from 12:00PM to 4:00PM. Fridays are off.
A program co-funded by the European Union



A Free Comprehensive BA Book Fair Guide for Mobile Phones

In response to the Book Fair visitors’ needs, a free mobile application has been made available to the public by the BA to help guide them through each wing of the Book Fair. The application includes the location of each publishing house, a list of the books being distributed in the Fair, as well as the locations of all the cultural activities taking place inside. The application, which can be downloaded through the following link:, allows visitors to view a map of the Book Fair and check out its activities and cultural events.


BA International Book Fair 2015

The BA, in cooperation with the Egyptian Publishers Association, is organizing the 2015 International Book Fair. The Book Fair will host many Egyptian, Arab, and International publishing houses and organizations. A variety of cultural activities will be held, featuring renowned writers, thinkers, and artists, in addition to book signing events. Furthermore, the BA and the King Faisal Center for Research and Islamic Studies (this year’s guest of honor) will be gifting 1,500 books to Fair visitors. Daily competitions will be held for visitors followed by the distribution of both institutions’ publications.