The Department provides a broad-based understanding of the region and its diverse communities.
 
The Department of Middle East Studies offers:
 
v Jama – a unique, peer-reviewed Hebrew academic journal edited by our students
v Cultural Club – cultural activities, such as musical performances featuring Persian and Arabic singers, and food fairs serving Middle Eastern dishes
v Outstanding cooperation between Jewish and Arab students
v Unusual approach – while most of academia views Israel as distinct from other Middle Eastern countries, we see it as an integral part of the region
v Teaching – we view students as the faculty of the future. Many of our students continue on to elite universities worldwide or as faculty members at BGU