Middle East Studies Forum academics are involved in teaching a wide range of subjects related to the Middle East.

In-country programs

Deakin University operates a range of highly popular study programs in the Middle East.

Arabic in-country intensive Arabic language study: Deakin University students have access to Arabic language courses during the Australian summer at the Sultan Qaboos College for Teaching Arabic to Non-native Speakers in Manah, Oman. Classes are operated at both a second and third-year level. View more information here.

Middle East Study tour: A two week guided study tour to Jordan and Qatar. The focus is on developing students’ understanding of the region as well as their broader inter-cultural competence. Students will be encouraged to reflect on their experiences during the tour and compare them to their preconceptions of the region and the way that it is depicted in the Australian media. The program includes meetings with Jordanian and Qatari university students as well as a series of lectures and meetings. Learn more about the program or read about the 2016 tour here.

Undergraduate units

Deakin University subjects currently taught by Middle East Studies Forum members include:

View other subjects available as part of the Bachelor of Arts (Middle East Studies) major here