Bibliotheca Orientalis

Bibliotheca Orientalis is a library which holds about 12,000 volumes. It Is specallzed In architecture and urban planning in Asia and Africa, including several rare pieces. Its concentration is on the architecture of Islamic and Eastern countries makes it unique. It is the only European specialised library in this field and its extensive collection is comparable only to the most important American collections. The Library is part of the FOUNDATION S.E.CA and is open to the public. It provides support to researchers in Puglia and is a centre for international scholarship. fostered by a consolidated network of relations with research and scientific institutions in Islamic countries.

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