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Oriental Languages and Cultures - Middle East Studies

Ghent University

24 months
Duration
1862 EUR/year
962 EUR/year
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About

Ghent University's Oriental Languages and Cultures - Middle East Studies offers a combined languages and cultures degree in the academic study of the following regional areas: China, India, Japan and the Middle East.

Overview

Key facts

Ghent University's Oriental Languages and Cultures - Middle East Studies programme is only accessible after having successfully completed a Bachelor’s degree in Oriental Languages and Cultures or after having obtained an intermediate level of the relevant languages and completed a sufficient number of background courses about the area you selected.

You will be offered intermediate to advanced teaching in two language varieties from the area of your choice, specialist courses on related socio-cultural issues (including on interactions between the different subareas), and training to carry out academic research.

Labour Market

The master in Oriental Languages and Cultures provides you with the same future opportunities as any other academic programme in the humanities (Linguistics and Literary Studies, Languages and Cultures). Graduates find employment in the cultural sector (museums, publishers, theatre companies, literary organisations, archives, the press, libraries and cultural centres), as well as at various governmental institutions and internationally oriented companies. They are often asked to welcome and escort trade missions, to manage trade contracts and to assist business leaders in the various countries of Asia.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Politics of the Modern Middle East Language. Text and Context
  • Culture and Society of the Modern Middle East: Language, Text and Context
  • Islam and the Global World: Text and Context
  • Islam, Power and History: Text and Context

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor of Arts in Oriental Languages and Cultures, provided that the student has followed an adequate package of courses on the languages and cultures of China, Japan, India or the Middle East.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1862 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1862 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    962 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 962 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Gent

754 - 1205 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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