Courses for the General Public

Throughout the year, NVIC offers courses that are open to the general public. The following courses are now open for registration: Introduction to Ancient Egypt, Teaching Arabic as a Foreign Language, Intensive Beginner's Course Egyptian Colloquial Arabic, and Survival Arabic Group Lessons.

Weekly Lectures & Films

The NVIC organises weekly lectures (on Thursday) and films (on Sunday) on a variety of subjects. During May, the 'Palestine Month', we try to present part of the rich cultural memory and traditions which Palestinians tirelessly try to uphold, defend and preserve. Moreover, we take a look at the current situation from different angles.


Tutankhamun Conference 2016

On Friday the 6th of May - on the first day of a three-day conference - two eminent scholars, professor Dr Olaf Kaper of Leiden University and Dr Gillian Vogelsang of the Textile Research Centre in Leiden, presented their lectures on textiles and embroidery found in the tomb of Tutankhamun.

Spring Book Fair 2016

On 29 March 2016, the library of the Netherlands-Flemish Institute in Cairo organised the very first edition of the Spring Book Fair. It turned out to be a great success!