The branch of the Hellenic Foundation for Culture in Egypt was founded in 1994 and is housed in the neoclassical building of the former Averofio Greek School in Alexandria. It has a lending library open for the public, as well as areas for exhibitions, lectures and Greek language lessons. Greek language is taught in the branch, which also functions as a certification center. As part of its activities, it organizes lectures, exhibitions, concerts, while also participating in the Cairo International Book Fair and other cultural events in the country.