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

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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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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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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Essential information for both current undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Muslim children

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

Islamic painting

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

Group of Arabic students with eastern traditional clothes in classroom

The Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Edinburgh is delighted to invite applications for a fees only MSc Taught degree scholarship.