Learn spoken Arabic and learn about local customs, culture, and language – an enriching opportunity
We invite you to study colloquial (spoken) Arabic in an academic framework at Bar-Ilan University.
BIU invites students and academic staff from across the globe to learn colloquial Arabic at the beginners' level during the winter vacation. The program enables its participants to acquire the Arabic language at a top-notch, beautiful, and safe academic campus, alongside extensive cultural activities in Arabic.
The program includes three weeks (five days per week) of intensive classwork in the Arabic language. In addition, excursions are arranged in order to experience first-hand local customs, culture, and culinary delights through direct interaction with Arab hosts in their homes within the local villages. The program also includes enrichment lectures on Islam, history of the Middle East, the history of the Land of Israel, and more.
The seminar is equivalent to 3 academic points.
The Program will take place between July 6th – July 23rd, 2020.
Program cost: US$ 1950 (includes classes, practical exercises, learning materials, visits to Arab villages, enrichment lectures, tours in Israel, lunch, and accommodation at the Bar-Ilan University campus).
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About the School
Bar-Ilan University, founded in 1955, was one of the first comprehensive research universities to be established in Israel. From 70 students to 17,000, its milestone achievements in the sciences and ... Read More