Advanced students and young professionals from various backgrounds are invited to participate in the program.

Applicants should have a general interest in foreign policy, economics, and societal developments and be willing to participate in an interdisciplinary and intercultural learning process. In-depth knowledge of Middle Eastern affairs is not required.

In-class participation, especially in the discussions with experts as well as in the simulation that is part of the program, is essential for the course success and plays an important role in grading.

Lectures, presentations and examinations will be held in English. Knowledge of German is not required.