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Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies


Due to the effects of the coronovirus pandemic, the University will be hosting Open Days virtually until further notice. The next Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies Open Day will be held on Friday 26 March 2021. There will be a live Q&A session from 2pm-3pm, booking required.

In addition to the videos below, you may find more content like this on the AMES Faculty YouTube channel.

You can also visit AMES in the University-wide "Virtual Tour" which provides photographs, videos and further links to our courses, the Colleges and departments, the application process, student life, and student finance.

Dr Assef Ashraf talks about the admissions process with reference to our Faculty

Dr Assef Ashraf outlines the Undergraduate courses offered by our Faculty

Dr Saussan Khalil talks about the course in Arabic Studies here at Cambridge

Some of our students and Prof. Hans van de Ven introduce Chinese Studies

Modern Hebrew Studies at Camridge by Dr Yaron Peleg

Introduction to Japanese Studies at Cambridge (from the Japanese Studies YouTube channel)

Farida el Keiy gives an overview of the Arabic Studies Year Abroad

Prof. Hans van de Ven gives a mini lecture on "China's Second World War"

A student's-eye view of studying Hebrew at Cambridge.

Hebrew with a Modern Language: two students' perspective of our course and Faculty.

Japanese Studies sample lecture "Mapping Visual Culture" with Dr Joshua Batts

Prof. Roel Sterckx gives a mini-lecture about "Food Culture in China"

Prof. Roel Sterckx addresses the question "Who is Confucius?"

Hebrew Language Taster by Prof. Geoffrey Khan

Further Information and Enquiries

We are engaged in various outreach activities throughout the year. For further information or advice, please contact us.

For general enquires:

Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies
University of Cambridge
Sidgwick Avenue

Phone: +44 (0) 1223 335106

Twitter: cambridgefames

YouTube: Asian & Middle Eastern Studies

Several of our subject areas have dedicated social media presences