Cornell University

Near Eastern Studies


410 Thurston Ave

Ithaca, NY 14850

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

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

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The graduate program in Near Eastern studies emphasizes the languages, literatures, history, and culture of the Near East, with a particular focus on the ancient, classical, and medieval periods.
The program is designed to help students acquaint themselves with the fundamental elements of these cultures, and also to acquire a high degree of specialization in one of the following areas: ancient Near Eastern and biblical studies; ancient, medieval, and modern Jewish history; Islamic history and law; Ottoman history; and medieval Hebrew and Arabic literature.
For an application, visit the Graduate School's website at Cornell University.


Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

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Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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