The University of the Middle East Project has two administrative offices: one in Cambridge, Massachusetts (U.S.) and one in Madrid, Spain (E.U.). Both offices report to the President and work with alumni in the MENA region, but otherwise they operate rather independently.

For matters related to partnerships, programs, or funding in the U.S. Japan or in the Middle East and North Africa, including the Oleander Initiative please contact UME's office in the United States, under the direction of Mr. Ray Matsumiya at

For all matters related to programs and operations within Europe, including the IDEAmed Seminar, as well as past programs like the Institute for Sustainable Development, contact the Spanish office under the direction of Dr. Anne-Marie Codur at 


University of the Middle East Project
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Cambridge, MA 02139

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