Understanding the Middle East Region: Political Science in Tel Aviv
The NYU Department of Politics emphasizes the science in Political Science and teaches modern methods for analyzing and explaining political events. Students in the "Understanding the Middle East Region" cluster will enroll in two Politics Department courses, and one language course in either Hebrew or Arabic at the appropriate skill level. A fourth class in Qualitative Research Methods which will require fieldwork is encouraged. Students will also have the opportunity at intern at one of numerous organizations to help bring the material learned in class to everyday life.
Students will gain a vivid and objective understanding of the Middle East region and the interrelationships among cultures, political movements, environments, and religious traditions. Students will have an incomparable vantage point from which to survey and explore the many forces that shape all regions of the world today.