Institute for Middle East Studies

Visiting Scholars

The Institute for Middle East Studies regularly hosts scholars from other academic institutions and organizations. Visiting scholars play an important role in enriching the intellectual community here at IMES.


About IMES Visiting Scholars

Scholars may be in residence at IMES for one semester or one academic year. All will have access to a shared office and computer located in the Institute's office suite in the Elliott School for International Affairs. Scholars will also have library privileges and access to GW's new collection of Middle East rare books.

  • Applicants must have a doctoral degree or be recognized as experts in their field.
  • Applicants should have outside funding.
  • In your application, please indicate the intended period of residence.

Application Deadlines

IMES is not accepting applications for visiting scholars at this time. Please check back in the Fall 2014 semester for application deadlines for the 2015-2016 academic year.