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.
Mandatory Language Courses* ECTS
Elective Courses*** ECTS
Modern Standard Arabic 1
Modern Standard Arabic 2
Spoken Arabic 1 (intensive)
Spoken Arabic 2
Optative Courses*** ECTS
Historical Geography III
Historical Geography IV
Intro. to Biblical Hebrew Philology
Introduction to Arabic Literature
Introduction to Hebrew Literature
Phonetics and Phonology
Biblical Hebrew (III, IV, V)
Biblical Hebrew Readings
Coptic (I, II)
History of the Near East (I, II, III)
Latin (I, II)
Latin (III, IV)
Lexicon, Code, and Interaction
Modern Hebrew (Beth-Gimel+)
Rabbinic and Early Christian Literature
Spoken Arabic (3, 4, 5, 6)
Syntax of Natural Languages
Total required ECTS:
*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.
Students who successfully complete this program will receive a certificate from the Polis Institute.
ECTS = European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System