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College of Liberal Arts

Encouraging the Study of the Middle East

and its diverse peoples, cultures, and histories 

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College of Liberal Arts

Our Undergraduate Program

Those who choose to major in MES graduate from UT ready to enter graduate school, the business world, the non-profit sector, and government service.

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Our Graduate Program

The PhD program in Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures and the MA program in Middle Eastern Studies encompass a wide variety of critical methodologies and approaches to the Middle East.

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Our Languages

The Department of Middle Eastern Studies offers first- through third-year courses in Arabic, modern Hebrew, Persian, and Turkish.  
Our language programs are some of the best in the nation, taught by highly skilled and dedicated faculty.

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Housed in the College of Liberal Arts, the Department of Middle Eastern Studies and the Center for Middle Eastern Studies offer language and content courses, and comprehensive undergraduate and graduate programs of study.