Agora (n.) is a Greek word that means assembly of the people. This central space found in ancient prominent cities of the East, like Alexandria and Athens, was a medium for people to gather and exchange ideas and relate on a daily basis. The Agora of Alexandria particularly, situated a few steps away from the ancient library of Alexandria, was a hub for philosophers, esteemed teachers, creative thinkers, and inquisitive students who were eager to advance human knowledge and impact their communities.
Today, the scholarly community at Agora University aims to do just that: become the assembly point for holistic persons and academic excellence. My vision was to create a platform for equipping students to not only excel academically but to also learn how to use their vocations to transform and serve their communities. In the process, our students would become whole. We are committed to restoring academic authenticity by responding to the lacuna found in our contemporary communities.
I invite you to join our Agora family which has already produced impactful leaders who are reshaping their communities.
Listen to our Chairman Mr. Naguib Sawiris’ message and vision for Agora University.