Tunisia Winter Term Study Excursion



The Center for Middle Eastern Studies is offering a winter term study excursion to Tunisia, January 4–24, 2019. The three-week itinerary focuses on the history, and literature and culture of Tunisia and is ideal for students primarily focusing on North African and Middle Eastern Studies. This program is open to all graduate students across the Harvard Campus, and upperclassmen concentrating in MENA studies are welcome to apply.

All participants are expected to travel to and from Tunisia as a group on the days specified above.


Please apply using CARAT (Centralized Application for Research and Travel) by 12:00 pm (noon) Friday, November 9, 2018.

CARAT: Graduate Students

CARAT: Undergraduate Students (upperclassmen only)

The application will ask for your Harvard transcript and one letter of recommendation from a Harvard professor.

Questions about the program should be directed to Carol Ann Young, Administrative and Academic Coordinator, at calyoung@fas.harvard.edu.

Important Dates

  • November 9: Deadline for application submission on CARAT
  • January 4: Depart Boston Logan Airport
  • January 24: Depart Tunis to Boston

Photos by former participant Zena Agha