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International Association
for Coptic Studies

The IACS is a non-profit organization designed to encourage and contribute to the progress of all aspects of Coptic studies.


The IACS promotes international cooperation among individuals as well as among organizations and institutions. It advances the dissemination of information about work in progress, new discoveries, and new results, organizes the periodic International Congresses of Coptic Studies, and publishes the annual Journal of Coptic Studies.

The Association facilitates full access to and the rapid publication of source materials, identifies priorities for research at a given time, brings to the attention of younger scholars the whole range of Coptic studies, etc.

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