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Arabic Studies

part time, full time

  • Master of Arts


  • 4 semesters

    Standard period of study (amount)

  • Jena


  • No information

Overview and admission

Study Type


Admission semester

Winter Semester only

Area of study
Arabic Studies

Persian, Turkish, Theology and Law, Biblical-Hebrew language, Arabic Cultural History, Ancient Oriental Studies, Arabic, Ancient South Arabic, Islamic Studies, Semistics

Target group

The degree course is aimed at graduates with a first vocational university degree in study programmes in Arabic, Islamic, Semitic or one that is equivalent to a Bachelor's degree in the amount of 180 credits and subject-related studies at a university or equivalent higher education institution in Germany or abroad.

Admission modus

open admission

Admission requirements (Link)

Admission requirements

The subject-related requirement is proof of language skills in classical Arabic and modern High Arabic at least at the level of a Bachelor's supplementary subject in Arabic Studies (60 credit points) as well as a final grade of 'good' or better. International applicants are required to provide proof of command of German at the level of a DSH test (stage 2), a TestDaF (TDN 4) or a recognised equivalent.

Lecture period
  • 03.04.2023 - 07.07.2023
  • 16.10.2023 - 09.02.2024

Application deadlines

Winter semester (2023/2024)
  • Application deadline for Germans and inhabitants


    Application period winter semester: 01/04 - 15/09

  • Deadlines for International Students from the European Union


    Application period winter semester: 01/04 - 15/07

  • Deadlines for international students from countries that are not members of the European Union


    Application period winter semester: 01/04 - 15/07

  • Enrollment deadline for Germans and foreign students


    Application period winter semester: 01/04 - 15/07 Application period summer semester: 01/12 - 15/01

Tuition fee

Languages of instruction

Main language


International office

Internationales Büro

Student advisory service

Zentrale Studienberatung

Graduate contact

Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Institut für Sprachen und Kulturen des Vorderen Orients
Löbdergraben 24a
03641 / 944850
03641 / 944852

Prof. Dr. Norbert Nebes