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 (per course)
Optative Courses*** ECTS (per course)
Modern Standard Arabic 1
Modern Standard Arabic 2
Spoken Arabic 1 (intensive)
Spoken Arabic 2
Historical Geography III
Historical Geography IV
Introduction to Arabic Literature
Introduction to Hebrew Literature
Introduction to Jewish Sources
Phonetics and Phonology
Elective Courses*** ECTS (per course)
Spoken Arabic (3, 4, 5, 6)
Spoken Arabic Advanced
Modern Standard Arabic (3, 4)
Modern Hebrew (Beth-Gimel+)
Biblical Hebrew (III, IV, V)
Biblical Hebrew Readings
Bohairic Coptic (I, II)
Introduction to Biblical Hebrew Philology
Issues in Teaching Ancient Languages
The Notion of God According to the Tanakh, Christian Bible and Qur'an
Applied Philology Seminar 1: Practicum
Applied Philology Seminar 2: Practicum
Applied Philology Seminar 3-6: Practicum (3, 4, 5, 6)
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