Emory’s Islamic Civilizations Studies (ICIVS) Ph.D. pro­gram is looking for imaginative and creative graduate stu­dents who wish to explore new approaches to the global study of Islamic Civilizations. This innovative interdis­ciplinary program is designed to serve as an incubator for emerging new fields of Islamic Studies scholarship. Emory University’s multidisciplinary and highly integra­tive approach to Middle Eastern and South Asian Studies allows it to offer a unique academic environment for the pursuit of research projects that cut across conventional regional and disciplinary boundaries.

Application Information

The application process for the ICIVS program is managed through Laney Graduate School (LGS).

In addition to completing an online form, LGS requires:
- Transcripts
- Statement of purpose, 4-5 pages double spaced
- Resume/CV
- Letters of recommendation
- Application fee

The ICIVS program also requires:
- GRE exam score
- TOEFL exam score, for applicants whose native language is not English
- Writing sample, on an ICIVS related topic, usually 20-30 pages double spaced

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Museum of Islamic Art in Doha, Qatar