CMES is pleased to announce its participation in a Fulbright-Hays Group Project Abroad curriculum development project.

CMES Internship Funding will assist undergraduate and graduate students in taking advantage of often unpaid or underpaid internship opportunities. We are currently offering 4 awards and hope to increase this in the future. If you are interested in donating towards student internship funding, please visit

CMES Faculty Research Grants are open to all current UA faculty, including NTT faculty and adjunct faculty. These research grants are meant to support investigative activities, i.e., scholarly efforts to advance knowledge, increase skills, and improve understanding of the Middle East and North Africa, in any academic discipline.

Spring 2017 Film Series- Young Lives: Against the Odds is the 1st Wednesday of the month at 7pm Location: Manuel Pacheco Integrated Learning Center (ILC), Room 150, 1500 E. University Blvd. Free and open to the public. All films have subtitled or spoken English

CMES Instagram: We now have an Instagram account! Follow us @cmes_ua.