About Us

Who we are?

Zahi Hawass Institute of Egyptology is a center for research, education and training established in February 2018 by Dr. Mostafa el Feki, the director the Library of Alexandria. The center was named after Zahi Hawass, a high profile Egyptologist. It is located in the Center for Cultural and Natural Heritage at the Smart Village in Cairo.


The Center will focus on the following activities
  • Museology.
  • Professional training for archaeologists, as well as for museum and heritage management professionals.
  • Raising the awareness about cultural and natural heritage.
  • Archaeology and heritage-related projects.
  • Non-destructive methods for the study, documentation and conservation of archaeological assets.
  • Capacity building and promotion of distinguished scholars in the fields of Egyptology and heritage conservation.


The center aims to conduct research, provide education and training on both national and regional levels. In addition, the center focuses on raising the public awareness about archaeological heritage and means to protect it.

Interested in supporting us?

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Your support is vital in enabling our center to fulfill its mission. The Library of Alexandria is non-lucrative establishment. Therefore the center is keen on securing additional resources through the patronage of individuals, foundations and companies to fund its activities and projects.

You can make your donation through the following bank account. In your donation receipt, please specify that it is for the Zahi Hawass Center of Egyptology.