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Fulbright Awarded to Graduate Student Alex Kreger (CMES | Ethnomusicology)
Kamran Scot Aghaie, Chair CAL 528 | 204 W 21st St F9400 | Austin, TX 78712-1029 • 512-471-3881

The Middle Eastern Studies programs bring together more than fifty scholars in over a dozen departments throughout the University, who offer nearly 300 language and area studies courses each year covering the Arab world, Iran, Israel, and Turkey.

Housed within the Department are five specialized programs:

Arabic Flagship Program

Specializing in intensive Arabic instruction for students from all majors.

Center for Middle Eastern Studies

Serving scholars campus-wide, and the community beyond.

Institute for Communication on Media in the Middle East

Furthering discussion of the role of media in representing the region.

Israel Studies Program

Fostering the study of Israel in its historic and contemporary contexts.

Intensive Summer Language Institutes

Providing the equivalent of a year's instruction in Arabic or Persian over the summer.

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