«Asian and African Studies» Assyriology

at Higher School of Economics - National Research University

Degree :
Subject area:
 Arts and culture
 58.00.00 Oriental and African studies
 Moscow, Russia
Study type:
 Full time
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 Institute for Oriental and Classical Studies
Tuition fees per year:
 USD 6050
Note: For CIS students tution fee is 400 00 per year
20 Myasnitskaya Street, Moscow, Russia, 101000, HSE University

Institute for Oriental and Classical Studies

Course Summary

This programme focuses on the languages, culture and history of Ancient Mesopotamia and the neighbouring regions of the Middle East. Students study the main languages of cuneiform culture (Akkadian, Sumerian and Hittite), as well as a number of ancient Semitic languages (Hebrew and Ugaritic). In addition, students learn Arabic and German. The programme also includes various lectures on the history and culture of ancient Mesopotamia.

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