The Scholars’ House

The IDEO offers students and researchers a home in a particularly favorable environment for research, the Scholars’ House. It bears the name of Father Gilles Couvreur, in recognition for his generosity for the IDEO.

Built in the peaceful garden of the convent of the Dominicans, directly connected to the library, the Scholars’ House is a comfortable and quiet place to stay in Cairo, next to al-Azhar and Islamic Cairo.

The IDEO offers preferably long stays of one to six months. Guests of the House have privileged access to the Library. They participate in a [regular seminar], with the IDEO research team. They are invited to submit articles to Mideo.

Staying at the Scholars’ House

The Scholars’ House offers, in a new building, 5 rooms (one of them is a double room) air-conditioned and soundproofed, with private bathroom. WiFi is available throughout the house. Lounge, kitchen, washing machine and satellite television are common. Guests of the House will have access all the time to the garden of the convent and to the Library.

The Scholars’ House negotiates special rates stay with its partner institutions. Out of these partnerships, the price requested is as follows:

              Single     Double
Students      25 €/day   35 €/day
Normal        35 €/day   55 €/day
Institutions  55 €/day   75 €/day

This rate is discussed again in the context of longer stays. It can be adapted to singular situations. It includes housing and services; meals are the responsibility of the guests.
To ask to stay in the Scholars’ House or more information, please send us an email: gro.o1539763083riac-1539763083oedi@1539763083nosia1539763083m1539763083.