About the Institute

The Western Studies Institute (WSI) concentrates on studying the West through exchange programs, educational programs and short courses & workshops in three broadly defined professional and academic areas: Business, Religion & Law.Read more


The Western Studies Institute is the premier center in the Arab World for the academic study of Western culture and society. WSI aims to build a cultural bridge to link people and institutions from the West and the Muslim world by finding solutions to global problems common to both.Read more

The Western Studies Institute provides book reviews of influential Western works, abstracts of important theses, as well as introductions to important Western figures. Read more

The Western Studies Institute provides regular studies on topics related to Western history and society including articles providing in-depth overviews, histories and analyses of current issues. Read more