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This page is for students who started the MA in Middle Eastern Studies in 2018 and earlier. For students who started the program in 2019, please see the Graduate School website.

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies is a part of Lund University. This means that students have full access to services provided by the University. Services include International Desk, Student Health, LU Accommodation, IT service and support, Career Services and more.

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Student services at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies is coordinated by the Education Coordinator.

Programme Overview:

For students who began the programme in September 2018, please see the following programme syllabus:

Programme Syllabus student cohort 2018 (PDF)

Semester three

During the third semester students choose to do research internships, field work, internships or study abroad, for the first half of the semester.  The second half aims to introduce and include students in the research conducted at the Center of Middle Eastern Studies `The Middle East in the Contemporary World´ (MECW). Students will choose two elective courses related to our research domains:     

A) Democratization and Social Development in the Middle East B) Environment and sustainable Development in the Middle East C) Middle East Migrations: diasporas and Minorities in Globalized Societies D) Religion, Processes of Interpretation, and Identity formation in the Middle East     

Semester four

In the fourth and last semester, students work towards presenting their research through their Master thesis, 30.0 credits.   Degree Upon completion of the programme, a degree of Master of Arts in Middle Eastern Studies.