Middle Eastern Studies
Middle Eastern Studies (M.A.)
The Master’s degree program in Middle Eastern Studies offers you a unique opportunity to explore the cultural, religious, political, and economic developments in the Middle East. Explore the global interconnections of these societies, for example transregional migration between the Middle East and Europe. Through cross-cultural and transnational perspectives, you will gain in-depth knowledge in a variety of disciplines including Oriental philology, Islamic studies, cultural geography, political science, economics, law, and the cultural history of Middle Eastern Christianity.
What is the degree program about?
The Master’s degree program in Middle Eastern Studies deals with cultural, religious, political, and economic developments of Middle Eastern societies as well as the global interconnections of these societies, for example transregional migration between Europe and the Middle East in a comparative intercultural and transnational perspective. It is supported by a number of subjects – Oriental Philology, Islamic Studies, Cultural Geography, Political Science, Economics, Law, as well as the Cultural History of Oriental Christianity. Due to the regional focus, it is possible to develop an individual study profile with a subject specialization.
There is also the possibility to use the study offer of the Otto-Friedrich-University Bamberg in the field of Oriental Studies / Islamic Studies. On the basis of international teaching and research cooperation, the Master’s degree program also offers the possibility of integrating a semester abroad into the program.
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