Brigham Young University

National Middle Eastern Language Resource Center (NMELRC)

The National Middle Eastern Language Resource Center (NMELRC) is the only center in the country to receive a Title VI grant solely for Middle Eastern languages. The NMELRC focuses on four major Middle Eastern gateway language groups: Arabic, Hebrew, Persian, and Turkish. Partners include experts from twenty major U.S. universities, government agencies, NGOs, as well as institutions abroad.

NMELRC partners with CSE in community and K-12 outreach, as well as Turkish program development. For more information, please visit

Select Peer Institutions: Georgetown, UT-Austin, University of Arizona, UCLA, and University of Hawaii.


Maggie Nassif, Administrative Director
214 HRCB (Kennedy Center)
(801) 422-7192