Deutsche Zeitschrift für Politik, Wirtschaft und Kultur des Orients

German Journal for Politics, Economics and Culture of the Middle East

Herausgegeben vom Deutschen Orient-Institut in Berlin


ORIENT is the journal of the German Orient-Institute. It publishes in English.


Currently in its 51st year, ORIENT has established itself as a major reference on Middle Eastern politics, economics, religion and societies. Each issue focuses on a specific topic, such as the Muslim World and the Internet, the Shia, Turkey and the West or the U.S. and the Near and Middle East.


ORIENT positions itself at the juncture between academia and the interests of the business and media world. ORIENT publishes original scholarly articles and a broad range of book reviews. With four issues per year and a distribution of 2,000 it reaches scholars and decision makers in Germany and beyond.