The Department of Near Eastern Studies was founded in 1883 and was the first program in the United States to offer a PhD in the field. Choose from four programs of study: Assyriology, Egyptology, Hebrew Bible and Northwest Semitic Studies, and Near Eastern Archaeology/Near Eastern Art.
Dear Members and Friends of the JHU Department of Near East Studies, Recent tragic events have shaken students, staff, and faculty of the Department of Near Eastern Studies. They forcefully demonstrate that patterns of racism and intolerance are still deeply embedded in the fabric of our society. In consideration of this, we, the Faculty of […]