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M.A. in Islamic & Middle Eastern Studies

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Fast Facts

Language of Instruction:


Degree Earned:

Master of Arts

Career Outlook:

Foreign affairs, government, relevant NGOs, journalism, academia


One year (three consecutive semesters)

Start Dates:

August (Summer Ulpan, optional) or October (degree program); check the academic calendar


Bachelor’s degree in social sciences or humanities, academic background in Islamic and Middle Eastern studies is an advantage

Application Deadline:

July 1, 2020; late applications reviewed on a space-available basis.


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Why M.A. in Islamic & Middle Eastern Studies?

  • Study the Middle East from an interdisciplinary perspective.
  • Immerse yourself in Literary Arabic and other languages.
  • Study in the culturally rich city of Jerusalem.
  • Prepare for a career in government, NGOs, or journalism.


We’re happy you’ve chosen to apply to Hebrew University’s Rothberg International School. See our application guidelines or apply online now.


Questions about the Curriculum
Email Dr. Tawfiq Da’adli
Academic Head of the M.A. in Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies

Questions about Admission, Housing, and Other Practical Matters
Email the Division of Graduate Studies
Call us: +972 2 588 3184

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