4-month Intensive Arabic

Dates & Prices

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 Dates: February 26 - June 21, 2018

+ 300 hours of Spoken Arabic;

+ 100 hours of Modern Standard Arabic;

+ 32 hours of Middle East history;

+ Academic transcript for 16 college credits from AL-Qasemi Academic College of Education (CHEI accredited) 

+ Host families, immersion, volunteering projects, movie nights, and social activities; 

+ Trips and tours in Israel and Arab-speaking communities.

Tuition: All inclusive program of Arabic $9,900 + $250 application fee

Housing: Dormitories in a pastoral campus of Givat Haviva - 2 people per room, rooms with en-suite bathroom and kitchenette.

Tuition includes: Full academic program, accommodation, 3 meals on weekdays, medical insurance.

Offered at a fee: airport assistance, academic transcripts, single-room occupancy, pre-arrival preparatory course on-campus (instead of online), meals on weekends and weekend tours.


4-month Intensive Arabic Semester

With the Intensive Spoken Arabic Semester program at Givat Haviva, you'll learn to speak Arabic in Israel. The Intensive Arabic Semester includes 300 hours of spoken Levinante Arabic, together with 100 hours of Modern Standard Arabic and 32 hours of Middle Eastern history and peace education.  

Combined with cultural and language immersions, field trips and tours throughout Israel and host families, you will find yourself speaking and understanding spoken Arabic within a short period of time.

For students looking to study abroad, the program is a collaboration between Givat Haviva Advanced Arabic studies and Peace Education Institute and AL-Qasemi Academic College of Education, where students obtain certified academic credits.

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 About Givat Haviva

Established more than 50 years ago, Givat Haviva is a prominent institute in Israel for studying Arabic and the recipient of the UNESCO Prize for Peace Education. Its academic center expanded and has been teaching English-speakers to successfully speak and think in Arabic for the past 10 years. 


Tuition for the program includes housing (2 people sharing a room), 3 meals a day, medical insurance, study tours, and more.

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