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CMESpromotes the interdisciplinary study of the Arab World, Turkey, Israel, and Iran at UC Berkeley, privileging no single country, topic, or political position.
Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures (MELC)
Berkeley's Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures (MELC) Department, offers both general instruction and specialized training in Archaeology, Art History, Assyriology, Egyptology, Iranian Studies, Judaic and Islamic Studies, Comparative Semitics, Arabic, Hebrew, Persian, and Turkish.