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.
SLI domestic programs include a robust program of cultural activities centering around food, music, art, film, and movement culture of the SLI language regions.
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.
Summer Language Institute Scholarships:
$1,000 to a maximum award of $5,000
All are eligible
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:
For priority consideration, please complete your SLI application by March 1, 2020. Students may continue to apply for SLI admission and SLI scholarships until mid-May or until scholarship funds are depleted.
$6,208 + university fees (approx. $260)
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.