About Alex Med
The Alexandria and Mediterranean Research Center (Alex Med) documents and researches the tangible and intangible heritage of Alexandria and the Mediterranean, whilst aiming to promote dialogue and exchange in the region. It seeks both to preserve the past and to promote the future development of the city of Alexandria.
These objectives are covered by a wide range of activities including local and international projects on urban development and heritage preservation, as well as events such as seminars, conferences and exhibitions.
As part of its documentation and dissemination program, Alex Med publishes for both researchers and the wider public. In addition, it provides a number of specialized databases including maps, reports, bibliographies and photographs.
Moreover, international cooperation is a key factor in many areas.