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Mesopotamian Social Sciences Academy

The Mesopotamian Social Sciences Academy is a co-educational university in Qamishli, the capital of the de facto autonomous region, the Democratic Federation of Northern Syria.[1] The academy opened on September 2014 as the first university in Rojava .[2]

The school year has three terms, lasting 3-4 months each. The curriculum is mainly history and sociology classes.[2] Teaching is mainly in Kurdish.[2]

There was a book donation drive organised early in the life of the university, which, amongst others, was donated to by AK Press.[3]


  • Reshan Shaker[1]

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  1. ^ a b Enzinna, Wes (24 November 2015). "A Dream of Secular Utopia in ISIS' Backyard". New York Times. Archived from the original on 4 December 2015. Retrieved 10 August 2018.
  2. ^ a b c Biehl, Janet (25 August 2015). "Liberated learning in Rojava". Archived from the original on 15 March 2017. Retrieved 10 August 2018.
  3. ^ "BOOK DONATION CAMPAIGN". Kurdish Studies Network. 15 November 2014. Archived from the original on 6 September 2017. Retrieved 11 August 2018.

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