Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies
Alhamdullillah, an excerpt from the Holy Qur'an

About us

Discover why Edinburgh is UK and internationally recognised as a leading institution for studying Arabic, Persian, Turkish and Middle Eastern Studies.

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Prospective undergraduates

IMES degrees include a range of single and joint-honours degrees, based in language study (Arabic) and area studies (Middle Eastern Studies).

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Prospective postgraduates

IMES degrees include a range of single and joint-honours degrees, based in language study (Arabic) and area studies (Middle Eastern Studies).

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Information for current students

Essential information for both current undergraduate and postgraduate students.

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Research

IMES degrees include a range of single and joint-honours degrees, based in language study (Arabic) and area studies (Middle Eastern Studies).

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People

Meet the IMES staff and find out about our areas of expertise and research interests.