Master the latest financial tools and technologies, delve into a wealth of financial information through financial resources and databases, and get a real taste of the trading ring through our interactive trading sessions.

Established in 2006, The Qalaa Financial Services Lab offers a state-of-the-art instructional facility that aims to integrate hands-on financial services practice with classroom financial concepts, such as securities trading, risk management, and asset allocation. This first-of-its-kind center in the region offers students, researchers and professionals access to real-time financial data, professional research tools, and leading analytical software, replicating a real-life trading room environment.


We assist research through access to a world-class portfolio of financial databases and statistical software programs. Our highly advanced research environment is reinforced by permanent research assistants and the best in modern technology.

Student Services

  • Mini-classes to assist students in using and understanding financial technology and databases

  • Interactive trading sessions to help students construct informed and well-researched investment portfolios

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Faculty and researchers

  • Data and software facilities

  • Permanent lab assistants

  • Standard and customized financial training programs to improve performance and enhance the know-how of finance professionals

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Refinitiv Financial Databases

  • Refinitiv Eikon-Designed to help users get more powerful search, faster access to news and better answers to their queries.

  • Refinitiv DataStream Professional-A comprehensive database that enables sophisticated analysis and mapping of historical trends and relationships across a broad range of financial instruments.

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Contact Us

Qalaa Financial Services Lab
AUC Avenue P.O. Box 74, New Cairo, 11835, Egypt 
t: +20.2.2615.2793