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Looking for a Masters program or elective?

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Turkey-Iran-Saudi Summit

Turkey-Iran-Saudi Summit

Amin Saikal outlines options for securing a political solution to the Levant crisis....

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New book - Sectarianism in Saudi Arabia

New book - Sectarianism in Saudi Arabia

Raihan Ismail explains why peaceful change for sectarian divisions in Saudi Arabia is more remote than ever...

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The Arab outlook: beware the return of hope

The Arab outlook: beware the return of hope

CAIS Adjunct Professor, Bob Bowker analyses the challenges facing the Arab world in both the near and long term future...

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Explore Arabic and Persian online

Explore Arabic and Persian online

CAIS online language students talk about their study...

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Welcome to the Centre for Arab & Islamic Studies

The Centre for Arab & Islamic Studies (Middle East & Central Asia) forms part of the ANU College of Arts & Social Sciences at The Australian National University. CAIS is Australia’s premier location for studies in this field, with a high international standing and links with major counterparts in the Arab & Muslim world, as well as in North America and Europe.

Meet a student

Ben
Bachelor of Middle Eastern and Central Asian Studies

Study options

The Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies offers a wide variety of programs. It is currently offering courses in Middle Eastern and Central Asian politics and the three major languages of the region: Arabic, Persian and Turkish.

 

 

 

Updated: 9 February 2016/ Responsible Officer:  Head of CAIS / Page Contact:  Web publisher