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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:

Government service, relevant NGOs, journalism


One year (three consecutive semesters)

Start Dates:

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


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

Application Deadline:

May 15; late applications reviewed on a case-by-case basis


For financial information, see Tuition & Fees for Graduate students

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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