Center for Global & International Studies, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

The Certificate in Persian Language & Culture offered through the Center for Global & International Studies’ Middle East Studies Program, with the support of the Center for Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies, and the Department of Slavic Languages & Literatures. The certificate is a 4 course certificate.

Farsi/Persian is considered a critical language by the US government, it is a language and culture that factors heavily into contemporary global politics and discussions, and one that offers relevance across professional fields. This certificate provides undergraduate students with a designation of expertise in Persian language and related cultures. Students interested in pursuing the certification may contact Dr. Razi Ahmad at r.ahmad@ku.edu.


Student Spotlight

Meet Zoya Khan, who graduated with the Middle East Studies minor  along with a double major in Global & International Studies and Political Science. Watch the video below and read more about Zoya here.

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