Courses for the General Public

Throughout the year, NVIC offers courses that are open to the general public. The following courses are now open for registration: Beginners Course Egyptian Colloquial Arabic and Dutch course.

Weekly Lectures & Films

The NVIC organises weekly lectures (on Thursday) and films (on Sunday) on a variety of subjects. We are looking forward to welcoming you at the institute!

The Silent Book Club

Come and do nothing but read! The NVIC Library will be hosting the *eleventh* get-together of the Silent Book Club • Cairo Chapter.


Upcoming: Symposium "Children as Current and Future Citizens"

On Sunday, 26 November 2017 our annual Cleveringa Lecture will take place. This year the lecture will be read by Prof. Dr. Judi Mesman with the title " Parenting towards Freedom ". The lecture will be preceded by a symposium under the title " Children as Current and Future Citizens ". A variety of international and local academics will present their work at the symposium and a panel discussion will take place with a panel consisting of teenagers. The programme will start at 8:30 and will end at 16:00. To register for this symposium, please send an email to

Wanderings: Tilly Mulder Art Exhibition

On 15 and 16 September, the institute will host an exhibition of Tilly Mulder's art work. Her art will be for sale and half of the proceeds will go to a good cause of Tilly’s choice: "The Running Girls". The exhibition will be open on both days from 2:00 until 8:00 pm.