The AUC Bookstores and Partner Stores

The AUC Press today operates in Cairo five 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.


Tahrir Bookstore

Location: AUC Tahrir Square Campus, Sheikh Rihan Street, corner of Tahrir Square (valid photo ID required)
Hours: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm daily; closed Friday
Tel: (20-2) 2797 5370 or 2797 5371
Access through Mohamed Mahmoud Gate

The AUC Tahrir Square Bookstore offers a complete selection of AUC Press publications, as well as a wide range of English-language books.

The AUC Tahrir Bookstore offers a 20% discount on all books every first Saturday of the month.

Click here to see the flyer. To read more about the AUC Press Tahrir Square bookstore, click here.




AUC Bookstore at CSA

Location: 4 Road 21, Maadi
Hours: 9:00 am – 7:00 pm daily (except Friday), Saturday 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Tel: (20-2) 358 4879 

For a map to CSA, click here.


Official partner bookstore in Zamalek

Diwan Bookstore

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

Email: info@diwanegypt.com

Diwa Bookstore in Zamalek carries an extensive range of AUC Press books. Diwan also sell AUC Press books in their other stores. 

There is a 20% discount on all AUC Press books every first Saturday of the month.

The AUC Zamalek Bookstore closed in 2015.


AUC New Cairo Campus Shop and Bookshop 

Location:  New Cairo Campus, Campus Center, beside Food Court
Hours: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm daily; closed Friday and Saturday
Tel: (20-2) 2615 4188

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

  AUC New Cairo Textbook Store


Location: New Cairo Campus, Bartlett Plaza, Campus Center
Hours: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm daily; closed Friday and Saturday
Tel: (20-2) 2615 1303

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


Partner Bookstore Port Ghalib in Marsa Alam

Location: Port Ghalib Bookshop No# 66-023, Marina City Port Ghalib, Marsa Alam, Red Sea, Egypt
Hours: 10:00 am - 11:00 pm daily
Tel: (+0020 0)10 6644 4608 or (+00 20 0)12 2581 0085
Email: Bookshop_portghalib@yahoo.com

It carries the complete AUC Press stocklist, in addition to a wide selection of titles on the Red Sea marine life, as well as diving and snorkeling guides by other publishers, in different languages, including English, German, Italian, French, and Russian.


The Bibliotheca Alexandrina Bookshop

Location: Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Egypt 
Hours: 11:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday through Thursday; 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm on Saturday; closed on Friday
Tel: (+0020 3) 4839 999 Ext:1562 
Fax: (+0020 3) 4820 476
Email: khaled.elkordy@bibalex.org 
Website: www.bibalex.org

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, focusing on promoting the Library, Alexandria, and Egypt.



Special Orders

The AUC Bookstores will order any book in print published in the United States or the United Kingdom. It generally takes from four to six weeks to receive special book order unless courier deliveries are specified. Customers wishing to place special orders should visit or call the Tahrir Bookstore. A deposit is required before orders are placed.

Friends of the AUC Bookstores

Members of the Friends of the AUC Bookstores are entitled to 10% discount on all Bookstore purchases (except textbooks), in return for an annual fee of LE 50.


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