Fields of Study

The IOS focuses on the economic, political and cultural effects globalisation has on the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) through four main interdisciplinary fields of study:

Near Eastern History and Culture
The field of study Near Eastern History and Culture – staffed with one professorship and one assistant professorship – offers introductory seminars that give students a sound competence and a broad knowledge of the history, religions, civilizations, and literatures of the Near East. In addition, the department offers advanced seminars that aim at the analysis of political, social, and cultural dynamics within a specific geographical area or historical period of the Near East.
Arabic Language and Translation
This subject is for both minor and major studies as well as Diploma Study Interpretor/Translator for Arabic Language candidates.
Islamic Law
last update: April 03, 2018