Harvard University

Middle Eastern Studies


Harvard Graduate School of Education, 321 Longfellow Hall, Appian Way

13 Appian Way

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ph.D. - Middle Eastern Studies;, A.M. - Middle Eastern Studies;

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies was established in 1954 for the purpose of supporting research and teaching in the languages, literatures, history, governments, economics, and cultures of North Africa, the Middle East, and Central and South Asia,with the emphasis on the modern period. At the core of its teaching and research is the pursuit of firsthand knowledge about the Middle East based on literacy in its languages and an understanding of its political and economic realities, its culture and traditions.


New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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