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Between Hamas & ISIS:
Radical Islamic Movements in a Changing Middle East

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Between Hamas and ISIS (SPME2011/48782)

Teaching Faculty:

Mr. Adam Hoffman

Language of Instruction:



Academic hours: 60
Credits: 4

Course Dates:

June 29-July 23, 2020


Undergraduate and graduate students; mature learners with an academic background

Application Deadline:

May 1, 2020


Application Fee: US $80
Tuition: US $1,900 (includes health insurance)
Housing: US $850

Relevant Academic Fields:

International politics, international relations, sociology, counterterrorism, military theory


  • Introduces students to key terms and debates about the nature and characteristics of radical Islam.
  • Examines the evolution and ideological discourse of major contemporary Islamist movements and ideologies from both an academic and policy-oriented approach.
  • Offers students and understanding of the diversity of modern Islamism and Jihadism in a global context.


Please note:

  • Please note that you may switch between summer courses up until five days before the summer session begins.
  • Students who complete their application by February 15, 2020, and who complete payment by March 15, 2020, are eligible for a 10% discount on the course tuition.  Students who apply for more than one summer course will receive the 10% discount on one of the summer courses only.
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