ONE YEAR PROGRAM IN NEAR EASTERN LANGUAGES   2020-2021

A shortened version of the program in Near Eastern Languages is available for students wishing to stay only one year.

The application form is available here. Details on scholarships can be found here

 Mandatory Language Courses*                                            ECTS

Elective Courses***                                                                ECTS

Hebrew**

Hebrew**

Modern Standard Arabic 1 

Modern Standard Arabic 2 

Spoken Arabic 1 (intensive)

Spoken Arabic 2

10.0

10.0

 6.0

 6.0

 8.0

 8.0

Optative Courses***                                                              ECTS

Arabic Philosophy

Derivational Morphology

Historical Geography III

Historical Geography IV

Intro. to Biblical Hebrew Philology

Introduction to Arabic Literature

Introduction to Hebrew Literature

Jewish Sources

Phonetics and Phonology

1.5

2.0

2.0

2.0

1.5

2.0

1.5

1.5

2.0

Biblical Hebrew (III, IV, V)

Biblical Hebrew Readings 

Classical Syriac

Coptic (I, II) 

History of the Near East (I, II, III) 

Latin (I, II)

Latin (III, IV)

Lexicon, Code, and Interaction

Medieval Sources

Modern Hebrew (Beth-Gimel+)

Patristic Sources

Rabbinic and Early Christian Literature

Spoken Arabic (3, 4, 5, 6)

Syntax of Natural Languages

  6.0

3.0

   5.0

   3.0

   2.0

 8.0

6.0

   2.0

   2.0

 10.0

   1.0

   1.5

 8.0

  2.0

Mandatory ECTS:

Optative ECTS:

Elective ECTS:

Total required ECTS:                                  

 48.0

 10.0   20.0

 78.0

*Students with no prior knowledge of the target language must start with Level 1. Students with prior knowledge must complete a written and oral placement test and receive a grade in order to validate a level. More information about the levels offered here.

 

**Students should choose between Modern or Biblical Hebrew. 

***Students should choose 20.0 from the Elective course list and 10.0 ECTS from the Optative course list. Courses in this list can also be chosen as electives. Elective registrations in addition to this amount will be subject to the regular course fee as listed in the administrative office. Schedules and elective courses are subject to change.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Students who successfully complete this program will receive a certificate from the Polis Institute.

ECTS = European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System

Address:
8 HaAyin Het St.

9511208 Jerusalem.

info@polisjerusalem.org
Tel: +972 (0)74 7011048

Fax: +972(0)74 7021931