Institute of Iranian Studies

Institute of Iranian Studies



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Iranian Studies in Göttingen


Iranian Studies deals with societies and cultures in the Iranian-speaking area from pre-Islamic times to the present day. This also includes regions outside of present-day Iran. Our institute belongs to the faculty of humanities. more

BA and MA Programs

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The institute offers a B.A. in Iranian Studies, and an M.A. in Iranian and Persianate Studies. The language of instruction is German in the BA, and English in the MA. Detailed information on our study program is provided on the webpages about the study programs of the university BA Programs / MA Programs.