Middle East studies
Learn the history, politics, cultures and languages of the Middle East. Study at St Andrews covers over 1,500 years from the rise of Islam to the modern Middle East.
This region is culturally diverse and strategically important, making it a valuable subject to study for those interested in government, international relations, and business.
The School of History offers a broad and varied portfolio of teaching covering all periods from the fourth century to the present day. The School has expertise on many regions, including the Middle East.
The School of International Relations is globally recognised for the quality of research and teaching in areas ranging from foreign policy to terrorism and political violence.
The School of Modern Languages has research and teaching expertise in seven different languages, including Arabic and Persian.
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