Department of Middle Eastern Studies
Department of Middle Eastern Studies

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Housed in the College of Liberal Arts, the Department of Middle Eastern Studies offers language and content courses, and comprehensive undergraduate and graduate programs of study.  Housed within the Department are six specialized programs that offer additional degree programs, methods of study, events, and public resources.


Refugee Student Mentor Program
Four UT students talk about their personal experiences mentoring refugee students in the Austin Independent School District

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Arabic Flagship Program

Initiative for Communication on Media in the Middle East (ICOMME)

Arabic Summer Language Institute


Kamran Scot Aghaie

Chair, Department of Middle Eastern Studies

Kamran Scot Aghaie
What starts here, changes the world. We invite our alumni to take a look at UT Middle Eastern Studies today. We are one of the top Middle Eastern Studies programs in the country.  more...
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