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Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies


The University's next Open Days are scheduled for 6 and 7 July 2023, and the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies will also participate.

More details on the programme will be published closer to the date!


There are digital resources available on our webiste and via CAO (Central Admissions Office).

You can also find further information on

Further Information and Enquiries

The videos below, featuring teaching staff from across the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, will give you an introduction to a range of topics.

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

Course structure

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

Prof. Amira Bennison introduces the History component of our Undergraduate programme

Short online lectures

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

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

Professor Christine van Ruymbeke briefly introduces the contents of the second-year paper MES.15 - Intermediate Literary Persian

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

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

Student perspectives

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

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

Course Introductions

Dr Haijni Elias introduces paper C.15 - The Chinese Tradition

Language Tasters

Hebrew Language Taster by Prof. Geoffrey Khan