American Univesity of Beirut

Center for Arab and Middle Eastern Studies (CAMES) Study the Middle East in the Middle East
  • Teaching and scholarship on the Middle East, Islamic civilization and Arabic language.

    ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Center for Arab and Middle Eastern Studies at the American University of Beirut is a leading center ​​for the interdisciplinary study of the Middle East, the Islamic world and the Arabic language, attracting a diverse group of students and scholars from around the world. CAMES' goal is to enrich the understanding of the Middle East and the Islamic world, to encourage the study of the Arabic language, and to develop informed scholarship on the region in all academic disciplines.​​​

    NEW! The CAMES Summer Arabic Programs will take place on AUB campus in summer 2022. 

    • Nine credits of Arabic in seven weeks
    • Program dates: June 22 - August 10, 2022​
    • Application deadline: April 15, 2022​ Deadline extended to June 10, 2022
    • Information about the program
    • Apply to the summer Arabic programs​​

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