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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:

July 1-25, 2019


Undergraduate and graduate students; mature learners with an academic background

Application Deadline:

Extended to June 1, 2019


Tuition: US$ 1,810
Housing : US$ 840

Relevant Academic Fields:

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


  • Examine major contemporary Islamist movements and ideologies from both an academic and policy-oriented approach.
  • Understand the diversity of modern Islamism and Jihadism in a global context.
  • Explore differences in ideology and how they influence political and militant behavior in the Middle East, Western Europe, and Central Asia.
  • Take part in workshops in leading think tanks.


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