Domestic and Hybrid Programs - Arabic

1st-Year Arabic

8 weeks in Pittsburgh

SLI's programs are moving online for the summer 2020! Learn more about our plans for "Virtual SLI" here: https://www.sli.pitt.edu/node/140.

Arabic at the beginning level taught at the SLI provide the equivalent of an academic year's worth of study. Classes meet by video-conference, Monday - Friday from 11am to 4:30 pm ET (Pittsburgh time). In addition to intensive language classes, students also attend Arabic films, lectures on politics and culture, and a series of masterclasses featuring art, movement, and cuisine. Students will learn Modern Standard Arabic and the Levantine dialect.

Duration: 
8 weeks: June 15-August 7, 2020 (please note these dates are updated as of 3/17)
Academic Credit: 
8 credits
Eligibility: 
Available to undergraduate and graduate Pitt & non-Pitt students, working professionals, and retirees
Cultural Programs: 

SLI domestic programs include a robust program of cultural activities centering around food, music, art, film, and movement culture of the SLI language regions.

Location: 

Online

Housing: 

SLI is moving online for summer 2020 and will not be arranging accommodations for participants this year.

Funding Opportunity: 

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

ELIGIBILITY:
All are eligible

TO APPLY:
Complete the SLI Scholarship Questionnaire on the application and include a letter of recommendation from a professor or professional supervisor with your application.

SLI APPLICATION DEADLINE:
Though the "priority deadline" for scholarships has passed, many SLI language programs still have scholarship funds available. Students may continue to apply for admission and SLI scholarships until mid-May or until scholarship funds are depleted. Applicants interested in scholarship funding are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

Program Fee: 

$6,208 + $100 computing fee

Note: Cost does not include accommodations or meals. Applicants who are not currently enrolled at Pitt will have to pay a additional $45 fee after acceptance but before enrolling in order to get set up with a student account.