Courses of Study
At the Center for Near and Middle Eastern Studies (CNMS) in Marburg, a broad spectrum of possible courses of study is available for beginners and advanced students alike. The following courses of study are currently offered:
Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Oriental Studies with the following major subjects: Ancient Near Eastern Studies, Arabic Studies, Iranian Studies, Islamic Studies, Middle Eastern Politics, Middle Eastern Economics, Semitic Studies.
Several advanced Master of Arts (MA) programs are offered:
- Ancient Orient and Egypt
- Arabic Literature and Culture
- Iranian Studies
- Semitic Studies
Several additional MA programs are currently being developed. With the BA degree in Oriental Studies, admission to MA programs in other subject areas is possible.
Moreover, the CNMS participates in several majors in other BA programs:
- Historical Linguistic, Text and Cultural Studies (HSTK)
- Archaeological Studies
Students of other subjects can take advantage of language courses on offer (above all Arabic, Persian and Turkish). They may also attend a variety of courses – especially those of general interest – which can be credited as imported modules.