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Study Abroad: Middle East/North Africa

Students are highly encouraged to study abroad while attending the University of Wyoming. The Middle East and North Africa are large, diverse regions of the world. Students interested in studying abroad in the Middle East/North Africa are directed to choose one of the abroad paths below that best suits the academic and personal goals.

UWYO Abroad Programs in the Middle East/North Africa


What are the first steps to study abroad?

Read below regarding different study abroad tracks, and make sure to talk with the Wyo Abroad office about how to maximize your abroad experience. The advisor for the Middle East/North Africa region is Robby Bishop. Email the appropriate advisor before scheduling an appointment.

Robby Bishop: Rbishop8@uwyo.edu Follow this link to book an appointment.


Funding Opportunities

Need help funding your experience abroad? To learn more about departmental scholarship opportunities check out our SPPAIS scholarships.




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CIEL Israeli-Palestinian Conflict & Peace Process Summer 2023

This study abroad experience allows UW students to travel to the Middle East and learn more about the Israel-Palestinian conflict. Students are exposed to peace processes, diplomatic relations, and foreign policy. Students will meet politicians, community leaders, non-governmental organizations, faith leaders, and victims/survivors from all sides impacted by the conflict to hear a comprehensive view of the divergent perspectives, narratives, and human stories of people living in the region.

Hosted by the Center for International Experiential Learning, students will be in Jordan, Israel, and the West Bank. 

Learn more about the study abroad program on this page

Read the syllabus to learn more about the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Narratives Court (HP 4976). 



Contact Us

Arabic & Middle Eastern Studies | School of Politics, Public Affairs & International Studies

Arts & Sciences Building 152

100 E. University Ave.

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-6484

Email: arabic@uwyo.edu


Study Abroad Tracks