Miguel Hernando

University of Castilla-La Mancha


Miguel Hernando de Larramendi is Professor of Arab and Islamic Studies at the University of Castilla-La Mancha, where he directs the Research Group on Arab and Muslim Societies (GRESAM). He is Lecturer of History of the Contemporary Arab World and Islamic Culture and Civilization at the Faculty of Humanities in Toledo. His research focuses on the analysis of the political systems of the Maghrebi countries, the study of the foreign relations of these states as well as the analysis of Spain’s foreign policy towards the Arab world.

Previously, he was Director of the School of Translators of Toledo (University of Castilla-La Mancha) between 1994 and 2002 and has been a Visiting Professor at universities such as the Autonomous University of Madrid, the Complutense University of Madrid, the University of Provence, the Technical University of Aachen and the Universidade Nova de Lisboa.

He currently teaches in several Master’s programs such as the Official Master’s degree in Contemporary Arab and Islamic Studies of the Department of Arab and Islamic Studies of The Autonomous University of Madrid, the Official Master’s degree in International Relations, Mediterranean and Arab World and Latin America and Europe of the International University of Andalucía / Pablo de Olavide University or the Master’s degree in Cooperation for Development of the University of Castilla-La Mancha. He also teaches at the master’s degree in international Cooperation of the University Institute for Development and Cooperation, Complutense University of Madrid.

He holds a PhD in Arabic and Islamic Studies from The Autonomous University of Madrid.

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