- Largest centre for Middle East Studies in a UK university with excellent research links in the Islamic world
- MAs suitable for students from a wide range of disciplines
- Scholarships available and HRH Prince Alwaleed Al Saud Awards to support study visits to Arab countries
- Unique research resources including Europe’s most important research collection on the Arab world
- Students from all over the world including Brunei, Malaysia, Indonesia and the Middle East
The Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies is one of the most important centres of Arab, Middle East and Islamic studies in the UK. We enjoy an international profile for our pioneering regional focus on the Gulf and Arabian Peninsula and expertise in Islamic studies. The Institute holds the annual Gulf Conference and a seminar and lecture series featuring distinguished scholars and public figures from the Islamic world and the West. Our first class facilities provide the perfect setting in which to study your postgraduate degree: our impressive building is the best purpose-built Middle East centre in the UK and is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities.