Founded in 1932, NEST is an institution of higher learning for the theological training of students within the Reformation traditions. Located in the bustling Hamra quarter of Beirut, Lebanon, NEST provides a unique opportunity for scholars and visitors to explore Protestant Heritage in the Middle East. A map showing NEST's location can be found here.


The NEST archives are open Monday to Friday, 8:00 to 16:00, but we ask that you notify NEST before your visit. The NEST Library is open every day. Please check the NEST Library website for more information regarding hours of operation. 


A small, non-refundable donation is requested from all archive users. All personal items must be left at the NEST Library front desk. Limited digital photography is allowed upon permission of the Librarian. A full catalogue of archival items is available onsite. No items can be removed from the library. Manuscripts will be viewed digitally unless special permission is granted.