American, Israeli and Palestinian negotiators during peace talks in 2013
The department's students in Ephesus, Turkey, during a study tour
Contemporary art of Bedouin women in the Negev, the Trumpeldor Gallery, Ben-Gurion University
Ongoing research in our department encompasses a multitude of fields
Courses on the history of Jewish and Christian communities in the Islamic world
Meet the people behind the researches
To capitalize on our unique expertise in interfaith relations, the department offers an intensive, one-year M.A. in Middle East studies with a focus on religious minorities
Learn Arabic in Arabic! Our department has the most advanced and innovative Arabic program in Israel.
A wide range of courses on Middle Eastern politics, economics, law, history, religions, cultures, and languages; from Morocco to Iran.
Leading academic department; comprehensive and exciting curriculum in Middle East Studies.
Touring courses overseas: come study with us in Morocco, Dubai, India and more!
New: we provide a teaching certificate in Arabic
We also offer courses in Persian and Turkish