Button Course is taught in German

The programme is taught in German. For enrolment and successful studies, you need knowledge of German at least at level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). If you have any questions concerning your intended Bachelor study programme, the Advisory Service for International Students is available to you.



The Bachelor programme in Middle Eastern Studies (Islamischer Orient) offers language training in Arabic, Persian and Turkish along other languages and an in-depth introduction to the cultures, literatures and history of Islamicate societies of the Middle East. The following disciplines are contributing to this programme: Arabic Studies, Iranian Studies, Islamic Art & Archaeology, Islamic Studies and Turcology.


The Degree Programme at a Glance



Bachelor of Arts

Major: 120 ECTS or 75 ECTS
Minor: 45 or 30 ECTS

(various combinations with other subjects are possible)

Standard Programme Duration6 semesters
Programme StartWinter or summer term
Mode of Attendance

Full time or part time


no restrictions


Contact and Advisory Services

Dr. Goulia Ghardashkhani-Otter, Senior Lecturer

Institut für Orientalistik
Schillerplatz 17/Raum 02.12
96047 Bamberg
Tel. +49 (0)951 - 863 2177
Email: goulia.ghardashkhani(at)uni-bamberg.de

Office hours:
Thursday 10-12 Uhr. Please make an appointment in advance.