The Cairo Seminar

What is the Seminar?

Experience Egypt - the cradle of ancient civilization and the center of the contemporary Arab world. Spend five weeks studying the language (Egyptian dialect), as well as the history, economy, politics, and culture of Egypt and the Arab and Muslim world.

Focus of program: Contemporary Egypt and Middle East, U.S.-Egypt relations and U.S. policy in the Middle East (foreign policy, trade, business relations, foreign assistance and development), and the political-economy of a “developing” nation.

NU students earn 8 Semester Hours of Arabic language and International Affairs/Middle East Studies credit.

Program Leader:

Denis J. Sullivan, Ph.D. Dr. Sullivan is the Director of the Middle East Center, Director of International Affairs, and Professor of Political Science at Northeastern University.