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  • Photograph: Rolf K. Wegst


The interdisciplinary Center for Near and Middle Eastern Studies (CNMS) was established at the Philipps-University of Marburg in 2006. This Area Studies center combines a variety of Middle Eastern Studies and is the only one of its kind in the state of Hesse. With a total of seven professorial chairs, a multitude of academic staff, and through a broad international network, a unique range of expertise in various disciplines of Middle Eastern and Oriental Studies has emerged.