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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.
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BA Joins MIT and Harvard University’s edX Program

Dr. Ismail Serageldin, Director of the BA, and Wendy Cebula, edX President and COO, have signed a partnership agreement which states that the BA will provide free educational materials through the edX program website: This partnership is considered to be a major contribution to e-learning using the Massive Open Online Course method (MOOC). The BA will provide the edX website with free educational materials and lectures in Arabic and English, making them available to students and researchers around the world and encouraging Egyptian youth to continue learning and gaining new skills and experiences. edX is a free online educational program established by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard University in 2012. The aim of the program is to provide free online educational lectures in different languages. These lectures are offered by over 60 universities and international institutions and cover different fields, such as architecture, physics, chemistry, among others. These courses are accessible anywhere in the world, and more than three million students are currently using edX, which now offers over 300 different courses.


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.