islamic civilization and societies
All students are encouraged to participate in a study-abroad program, preferably during their junior year. Up to three courses taken abroad and focusing on the student's study may be transferred for credit toward the minor.
Boston College university-based exchange programs:
- Al Akhawayn University in Morocco
- American University of Kuwait
- Hebrew University of Jerusalem
- School for Oriental and African Studies in London
Boston College also offers several summer opportunities in the region:
- Istanbul, Turkey: Exploring Religious Worlds of Istanbul and Anatolia (Professor James Morris)
- Kuwait City, Kuwait: Politics and Oil (Professors Kathleen Bailey and David Deese)
- Tel Aviv, Israel: Mediterranean Conflations (Professor Franck Salameh)
Please contact the Office of International Programs to learn about the above opportunities.
In addition, students can make arrangements to study elsewhere in the Islamic World.