Course Offerings in the Department of Near Eastern Studies

    CURRENT & UPCOMING COURSE OFFERINGS: arrow(Near Eastern Studies)

    UC Berkeley Online Schedule of Classes:

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    For the Current Semester, the course titles, instructors, schedule and location can be found on the Registrar's online schedule: <>. After choosing the semester, select the "department name" click on "begin search." For the "Department Name," select one of the following: Near Eastern Studies, Arabic, Cuneiform, Egyptian, Hebrew, Iranian, Persian, Semitics, Turkish.

    Courses are listed as Near Eastern Studies (NES) if taught in English. (Exception: NES 190 or 192 courses may be taught in the language listed for the special topic; when this is the case it is noted on the online schedule.) Courses listed under language headings are language courses and assume an appropriate level of knowledge of that language.

    Short Course Descriptions of the entire course offerings of the Department can be found through the Registrar's online General Catalog at:

    Courses that meet Requirements for NES Majors: the list of NES major programs and course requirements is available at:


    Summer Courses

    Every summer, UC Berkeley offers courses open to regular Berkeley students and to visitors from the surrounding community, other UC campuses, and colleges around the nation and the world. Qualified high school students may also attend. For more information, please see Summer Sessions.

    Fall and Spring Courses for Concurrent Enrollment Students

    Courses offered during the regular fall and spring semesters may be open to students from other colleges and people in the community, if space is available after UC Berkeley registered students have enrolled.

    To find out more, please see the Concurrent Enrollment Web Site.
    Students at California community colleges and Bay Area high schools should check with their school counselor to find out about programs that may allow them to enroll in courses at UC Berkeley.