University of Michigan

College of Literature, Sciences and the Arts (LS&A)

Near Eastern Studies


University of Michigan

426 Thompson St.

Ann Arbor, MI 48109

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ph.D., M.A.

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Department of Near Eastern Studies offers concentrations in Ancient and Biblical Studies, Arabic, Armenian, Persian, Turkish and Islamic Studies, Hebrew and Judaic Culture Studies, Arabic Linguistics, and Teaching Arabic as a Foreign Language; the Department's language offerings provide the foundation for the academic study of the literatures, histories and cultures of the region. The University Library Near Eastern Division catalogue includes over 320,000 volumes; Graduate Student Instructor positions and fellowships are available.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 40,000+

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