Freestanding courses

Every spring CMES offered courses to any student aspiring a deeper understanding of the political, social, cultural, economic and religious developments of the contemporary Middle East. These courses have a limited number of seats. Bellow is a list of courses offered spring 2018. To apply visit

Application period mid-September to mid-October

Elective courses

MOSN06: Environment and sustainable development in the Middle East, coordinator Ronny Berndtsson

MOSN10: Islam form a Religion, Cultural and Political Perspective, coordinator Anders Ackfeldt & Mark LeVine

MOSN19: Citizenship & Multiculturalism in Middle Eastern Societies, coordinator Umut Özkirimli

MOSN23: Political Economy and Development in the Middle East, coordinator Darcy Thompson

MOSN33: Perceptions and Politics of Migration, Asylum and Integration, coordinator Dalia Abdelhady