Centre for Middle Eastern Studies (CMES)
The Centre for Middle Eastern Studies is an autonomous academic research centre affiliated with the Department of International Relations and European Studies at Metropolitan University Prague. Since its founding in October 2005, it has successfully committed itself to educating and informing both students and the public about the contemporary Middle East and contributing to a fruitful discussion about this region.
CMES focuses on social, political, cultural, and economic affairs in the Middle East and North Africa. Many activities have already taken place, and many more exciting events are in the works for each academic year. CMES activities include: specialised conferences, round-table discussions, seminars, and academic courses. In its scientific activities, CMES is committed to balanced, dispassionate, and objective research.