Graduate Studies

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Duke University is committed to supporting strong programs in Middle East Studies and Islamic Studies distinguished by Duke's characteristic interdisciplinary and comparative approach to scholarship. In recent years, our traditional strength in humanities has been complemented by the addition of social science faculty, courses and students.

The Graduate School does not offer advanced degrees in Middle East studies or Islamic Studies. Instead, our faculty and graduate students pursue their studies within departments where they specialize in the study of Islam and the Middle East.