Director's Message

Serageldin with Former President Mandela

The world is going through a major explosion in the domain of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT). In the next few years, by 2020, the world is going to be qualitatively different than what we know today, so fast is the expansion we are going to witness in these next few years. Let us reflect on the expansion of the world’s internet traffic in the last 20-25 years.

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Ismail Serageldin
Director of the Library of Alexandria

Alexandrian Activities

The Bibliotheca Alexandrina (BA) continually organizes new projects, as well as more than 1000 cultural and scientific events, every year, such as annual book fairs, art exhibitions, conferences, seminars, concerts, and theatrical performances.

Calendar of planned events