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Bachelor's Programme in Middle Eastern and North African studies

The Bachelor's Programme in Middle Eastern and North African Studies is an interdisciplinary programme.

The programme provides in-depth knowledge of the early and modern history of the Middle East and North Africa, religions, literature and culture, as well as political and economic development.

Particular focus is on contemporary social conditions and how these can be understood through an in-depth knowledge of the local situation, international conditions and the historical context. The programme is intended to provide very good knowledge of social conditions in the Middle East and North Africa.

  • Programme overview

    Valid for students who have started the programme autumn semester 2020. For earlier and later programme structures see the relevant education plan (Syllabus).

    The programme comprises 6 semesters of full-time studies and consists of four compulsory courses (of a total of 120 credits) and optional studies of a total of 60 credits.

    Within the program, there are opportunities for internships and field studies.

    Year 1

    Middle Eastern and North African Studies I (Autumn)
    Middle Eastern and Northa African Studies II (Spring)

    Year 2

    Elective courses, Complementary studies, 60 credits.

    Elective courses within the programme

    Field studies, 15 credits (replaces Complementary studies)
    Internship, 15 hp
    Internship, 30 hp

    Year 3

    Middle Eastern and North African Studies III (Autumn)
    Middle Eastern and North African Studies - Bachelor's Course (Spring)

  • Contact

    Do you have questions about the courses in Middle Eastern and North Africa's Languages and Cultures?

    Student Councelor:
    studievagledare.asien@su.se

    Director of Studies:
    Martin Säfström
    Room 104, Kräftriket 4B
    Phone: 08-16 29 43