The Center for Palestine Studies

Affiliated with the Middle East Institute. The only such university-based academic center in the western hemisphere.

Center for Iranian Studies

The world publication leader through its authoritative Encyclopedia Iranica and its Bibliotheca Persica series, including the Tabari Translation Project.

Sakıp Sabancı Chair and Center for Turkish Studies

Newly endowed, as of 2016, with an associated faculty chair in Turkish Studies.

South Asia Institute

A closely affiliated regional studies institute that shares a number of faculty and interests with the MEI.

Institute of African Studies

A closely affiliated regional studies institute that shares a number of faculty and interests with the MEI

Harriman Institute

Focused on Russian, Eurasian and East European studies.

Central Asian Studies Program

Institute for Religion, Culture, and Public Life

Active programming on Islam and Judaism, with research projects such as Religion and Sexuality and the Religions of Harlem.

Institute for Israel and Jewish Studies

A world-leader, drawing on a lengthy and distinguished history of inquiry at Columbia.

Institute for Comparative Literature and Society

A vibrant interdisciplinary nexus for humanists and social scientists, including students of the textual traditions of Judaism, Christianity and Islam.

Institute for Research on Women, Gender and Sexuality

Path-breaking, interdisciplinary feminist scholarship.

Center for the Study of Social Difference

Example Project: Project on “Gender, Religion and Law in Muslim Societies”

Center for International History

A forum for discussion and fostering historical perspectives on international issues of contemporary intellectual concern

Institute for Research in African-American Studies

A multi-disciplinary enterprise, IRAAS is an intellectual community that bridges scholarship, teaching, and public life.

The Autobiography of Malcolm X MSE

An exhaustive biographical study of Malcolm X