Welcome to the Centre for Arab & Islamic Studies

The Centre for Arab & Islamic Studies (Middle East & Central Asia) forms part of the ANU College of Arts & Social Sciences at The Australian National University. CAIS is Australia’s premier location for studies in this field, with a high international standing and links with major counterparts in the Arab & Muslim world, as well as in North America and Europe.

Meet a student

Ran Guo

Ran Guo

Master of Middle East and Central Asian Studies

Language options

The Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies offers three of the major languages of the region: Arabic, Persian and Turkish.

Updated:  18 January 2022/Responsible Officer:  Centre Director/Page Contact:  CASS Marketing & Communications