Domestic and Hybrid Programs - Arabic

1st-year Arabic

8 weeks in Pittsburgh

1st-year Arabic classes taught at the SLI provide the equivalent of an academic year's worth of study. Classes meet on the University of Pittsburgh campus, Monday - Friday from 9am to 3pm. In addition to intensive language classes, students also attend Arabic films, lectures on politics and culture, singing classes, and cooking classes. Students will learn Modern Standard Arabic and the Levantine dialect.

8 weeks: June 3-July 26, 2019
Academic Credit: 
8 credits
Available to undergraduate and graduate Pitt & non-Pitt students, working professionals, and retirees

Pittsburgh, PA


Students may select to live in the dormitories (approx. $33/night) or locate an apartment to sublet.

Note: The cost of accommodations and meals are not included in the program cost.

Funding Opportunity: 

Summer Language Institute Scholarships:
$1,000 to a maximum award of $5,000

All are eligible

Simply check the necessary box on the application and include a letter of recommendation from a professor or professional supervisor with your application.

For priority consideration, please complete your SLI application by March 1, 2019. Students may continue to apply for the SLI and SLI scholarships until June 1, 2019 or until scholarship funds are depleted.

Program Fee: 

$6,040 + university fees (approx. $250)

Note: Cost does not include accommodations or meals.