Language training & exchange

Language training opportunities

Arabic language programs

Turkish language programs

Persian language programs

Urdu language proagrams

Exchange opportunities

The Centre for the Comparative Study of Muslim Societies and Cultures encourages all students studying in areas pertinent to the Centre's mandate to take full advantage of the exchange opportunities offered through SFU International.

The Centre recommends the following exchange programs for studying the Middle East and Muslim cultures and to learn languages pertinent to the study of the region:

American University of Sharjah

Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

The American University in Cairo

Cairo, Egypt

Al Akhawayn University

Ifrane, Morocco

Jawaharlal Nehru University

Delhi, India

Koç University

Istanbul, Turkey

Panjab University

Chadigarh, India

University of Isfahan

Isfahan, Iran

These exchanges may be funded by the International Mobility Award (IMA):
Value: $750-$2500, to support a student who has been accepted into an SFU Exchange Program.

Students accepted into an SFU Exchange Program may also be elligible for an Exchange Bursary. Please visit SFU Student Services for more information.

For more information about these universities and for information on how to qualify and apply for an SFU study abroad program, visit SFU International or email