Welcome to the Department of Near Eastern Studies!

As a center for the study of the Near and Middle East, including North Africa, the institute is not merely the only institution of its kind in Austria, but is also one of the largest such institutes in central Europe. Research includes funded projects, and teaching concentrates on Ancient Near Eastern Studies (Assyriology), Near Eastern Archaeology, Arabic Studies, Islamic Studies, and Turkish Studies with special emphasis on Ottoman Studies.

Termine für Skriptenverkauf WS21/22

Der Skriptenverkauf findet an folgenden Terminen statt:

Präsenzlehre im Wintersemester 2021/22

Liebe Studierende am Institut für Orientalistik!

Die meisten Lehrveranstaltungen des Instituts werden im Wintersemester 2021 wieder IN PRÄSENZ...

Das neue AfO Band 54 ist erschienen!

As the title “Turkey and Southeast Europe in the interwar period” suggests, the series will concentrate on the late Ottoman and early...