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 Book Launch
"Official Stories: Politics and National Narratives in Egypt and Algeria"
With Dr. Laurie Brand
Wednesday, October 15th, 2014
12:00 PM
Lindner Family Commons (Room 602), Elliott School of International Affairs
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IMES Title VI Journalism Initiative
"Reporting from Yemen"
With Laura Kasinof
Thursday, October 16th, 2014
12:00 PM
Room 505, Elliott School of International Affairs
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Middle East Policy Forum
"No End in Sight"
With Paul Hughes, Barbara Bodine, and Lawrence Wilkerson

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014
5:00 PM
Lindner Family Commons (Room 602), Elliott School of International Affairs
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Middle East Policy Forum
"Iranian Policy toward the Iraqi and Syrian Crises"
With Dr. Jubin Goodarzi

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014
5:30 PM
Room 505, Elliott School of International Affairs
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Institute for Middle East Studies
1957 E Street, N.W., Suite 512
Washington, D.C. 20052