Considering the ongoing developments surrounding Covid-19 in Egypt and in accordance with Leiden University regulations, we have decided to cancel the Dutch courses for the time being. We will reevaluate the situation in September 2021 the soonest.
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic situation, the Archaeology/Egyptology programme for this year comes in a new form. It is all-digital; consisting of virtual museum tours, Arabic classes, and Egyptology lectures!
Dear library friends,
A word from our director
Dear NVIC friends,
As we are working towards a soft reopening of our institute and library, we have decided to open on Mondays and Wednesdays from 9 am to 3 pm, for a limited number of people, by personal appointment, from the 9th of September on.
Important update: the Dutch courses have been cancelled for the upcoming round of September-December 2020, in line with Leiden University regulations. There will not be an online replacement course. We will reassess the situation again for the next round, in January 2021.
In accordance with the present travel advice issued by Leiden University and KU Leuven concerning student mobility abroad, it is highly unlikely that the ‘Egyptology in the Field’ programme will be able to take place as normal in Egypt during the 2020-2021 academic year
Dear friends of the institute,
In the following statement we would like to inform you of a ransomware incident at the Netherlands-Flemish Institute in Cairo (NVIC) in which your personal information might have been involved. The University of Leiden administrates this institute.
Related to the transition to working from home as a result of the corona crisis, the investigation into this incident has been delayed. This statement is issued later than under normal circumstances would have been the case, for which we ask your understanding.