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.

Neues Projekt: Uncharted Anti-Radicalism Strategies

Am 1. August startet ein neues Forschungsprojekt am Institut für Orientalistik in Zusammenarbeit mit dem Forschungszentrum Religion and Transformation...

Einer der beiden dieses Jahr an die Universität Wien gegangenen ERC Advanced Grants wird am Institut für Orientalistik angesiedelt sein. Das von der...

Der neue Newsletter Turkologie 2021/1 ist da!

 

 

Katharina Ivanyi hat ein Marie Jahoda-Stipendium erhalten

Ringvorlesung Turkologie Sommersemester 2021

„Happy Together”: The entangled history of Jewish communities in Ottoman lands and Turkey

Die Ringvorlesung Turkologie widmet sich der Geschichte der...