Why study Arab and Islamic civilizations?
Whether you are an international student spending a year abroad or a degree student from the Middle East, there is an Arab and Islamic civilizations course for you that will enhance your understanding of Arab heritage.
The Department of Arab and Islamic Civilizations introduces you to the rich tradition of Arab-Islamic culture, thought, language and history. In Cairo, surrounded by great monuments, you will have an unparalleled opportunity to visit many of the places and buildings you will read about. Take an art history course, and you can see the buildings, not just in slides, but in the actual stone and brick. By studying the history, you will gain a deeper understanding and insight into the present. If you are enticed by the world of ideas, you can also study Arab history, poetry, philosophy or literature.
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