Become the leading research centre for Irish Studies and all matters Irish and Anglo-Irish in Egypt, the Middle East, and Africa.
Engage in research and related activities with international partners, researchers and organisations to shape the research agenda in Egypt, the Arab speaking world and Africa; support academic advancement of early-mid career researchers, connect with the community, create cross-cultural links to heighten the aesthetic experience of a wide scope of audiences artistically and culturally.
Research Centre for Irish Studies (RCIS) is a campus based research centre established in October 2020 which aims to foster, promote and disseminate research related to all matters Irish in Social Sciences, Culture, the Arts and the Humanities.
International partnerships and networking are key objectives in order to stimulate international collaboration on Irish Studies between students, scholars, industry, and centers interested in Ireland and matters Irish, in Egypt, the Middle East and Africa.
RCIS further seeks to promote Irish culture and artistic interest in a broader sense for a wide variety of audiences.