Institute for Middle East Studies

Bachelor's Program

This Middle East Studies major builds upon the same multi-disciplinary core found in the International Affairs degree and moves quickly to focus on unique topics central to the Middle East. After four years of study, successful students will have knowledge of a modern regional language (Arabic, Hebrew, Persian and Turkish are offered at GW) and the basic intellectual tools they need to understand the region's history and contemporary dynamics. Students are encouraged to study in the Middle East through one of GW's formal partnerships with a regional university or their own self-designed study abroad program.
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For more information, or to schedule a meeting with a representative of the Middle Eastern Studies program, please contact:

Kate Getz
Middle Eastern Studies Program Assistant
1957 E Street, NW, Suite 512
Tel: 202-994-5582
E-mail: mesp@gwu.edu

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Upcoming Events

POMEPS Panel
"Rouhani's Iran"
Thursday, September 11th, 2014
12:00 PM
Lindner Family Commons (Room 602), Elliott School of Internaitonal Affairs
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POMEPS Book Launch
"Rebel Music: Race, Empire, and the New Muslim Youth Culture"
With Dr. Hisham Aidi
Thursday, September 18th, 2014
12:00 PM
Lindner Family Commons (Room 602), Elliott School of Internaitonal Affairs
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POMEPS Book Launch
"Shifting Sands: The United States in the Middle East"
With Dr. Joel Migdal
Friday, September 19th, 2014
12:00 PM
Room 505, Elliott School of Internaitonal Affairs
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POMEPS Book Launch
"Compassionate Communalism and The Politics of Non-state Social Welfare"
With Dr. Melani Cammett
Wednesday, September 24th, 2014
12:00 PM
Lindner Family Commons (Room 602), Elliott School of Internaitonal Affairs
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Phone: 202.994.9249
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Institute for Middle East Studies
1957 E Street, N.W., Suite 512
Washington, D.C. 20052