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      United Kingdom Department of Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies

     Affiliation : Edinburgh University

   Head of the Institue : Professor M Y Suleiman, Yaser
   Date of establishment : 1951
   Tel : + 44(0)131 650-4182 , (+44) 121 15601000
   Fax : + 44 (0)131 650-6804
   Addres : 19 George Square, Edinburgh EH8 9LD,
   Email : Islamic.Studies@ed.ac.uk, imes@ed.ac.uk
   Url : http://www.imes.ed.ac.uk/University/department.htm
   More : The present Department of Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies is, in effect, an amalgamation of the old Departments of Arabic, Turkish and Persian (established in 1912, 1950 and 1951 respectively). Islamic & Middle Eastern Studies The Department's staff works in close collaboration with the Religious Studies Unit of the Faculty of Divinity and provides the teaching for the MA in Religious Studies with Islam as the major religion. Similar teaching is also provided for students of the Islamic component in a course on comparative religion. During the last three years the holdings of the University Library in Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies have been considerably strengthened as a result of the generous donation of three professorial libraries to the University.