AUC Bookstores


The AUC Press currently operates in Cairo three bookstores, unique for their extensive English-language selection of more than 20,000 titles, their longstanding tradition of international bookselling experience, and their professional staff.

The AUC Bookstores deliver the highest quality of services to AUC students, faculty, and staff, as well as to the wider Cairo community and travelers to Egypt.

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Tahrir Bookstore

Location: AUC Tahrir Square Campus, off Tahrir Square, entrance from the corner of Kasr El Aini Street and Sheikh Rihan Street, Cairo
(Valid photo ID required)
Hours: 10:00am–6:00pm daily; closed Friday
Phone: (20 2) 2797 5929
The Tahrir Bookstore offers a complete selection of AUC Press publications, as well as a wide range of English-language books.


Official partner bookstore in Zamalek

Diwan Bookstore
Location: 159, 26th July St., Zamalek, Cairo
Hours: 9:00am–11:30pm
Phone: (20) (0)122 2407 084; (20) (0)100 0775 760




New Cairo Textbook Store

Location: New Cairo Campus, Bartlett Plaza, Campus Center
Hours: 9:00 am–4:00 pm; closed Friday & Saturday
Phone: (20 2) 2615 1303

The New Cairo Textbook Store sells all assigned AUC textbooks and student stationery.




New Cairo Campus Shop

Location: New Cairo Campus, Campus Center, beside Food Court
Hours: 9:00 am–4:00 pm; closed Friday & Saturday
Phone: (20 2) 2615 1305

The New Cairo Campus Shop carries all AUC Press titles and offers AUC-branded gifts, AUC sportswear, school and office supplies, postcards, gift stationery, gift books, and guides.



AUC Bookstore at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo

Location: Tahrir Square, Cairo
Hours: 10:00am–5:00pm daily
The AUC Bookstore offers a selection of AUC Press publications.





Partner Bookstore Aboudi Bookstore

Location: 28 Luxor Temple Street, behind Luxor Temple, Luxor
Hours: 9:00 am–10:00 pm daily
Phone: (20 9) 5237 2390

Founded in 1909, Aboudi Bookstore offers the largest selection of Egyptology books in Upper Egypt, including AUC Press titles in different languages.



The Bibliotheca Alexandrina Bookshop

Location: Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Alexandria
Hours: 9:30 am–3:30 pm Sunday through Thursday; closed Friday and Saturday
Phone: (20 3) 4839 999 Ext:1562
Fax: (20 3) 4820 476

The BA Bookshop provides a wide variety of products, Egyptian handicrafts, and books from well-known national and international publishers, including AUC Press, targeting both Egyptians and non-Egyptians, and focusing on promoting the Library, Alexandria, and Egypt.