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Modern Standard Arabic

Overview

Modern Standard Arabic is derived from the Classical Arabic, and now remains the official, written and formal spoken Arabic language that is taught in schools, universities, and used by the media.

Programs

Language Courses
Academic Programs

Jerusalem

Modern Standard Arabic

Enrollment

Closed

Dates

Feb 27 – Jun 30, 2020

Length

4 Months

Level 2, Level 4

Online

Modern Standard Arabic

Intensive

Enrollment

Closed

Dates

Jul 6 – 31, 2020

Length

4 Weeks

Monday – Friday:
9:00 – 12:30 (GMT+2)
80 Ac. Hours
ILS 2,850

Jerusalem

Fluency in Arabic

Enrollment

Open

Start Date

Sep 1, 2020

Length

2 Years

ILS 26,000 / Year

MA in Near Eastern Languages

Enrollment

Open

Start Date

Sep 1, 2020

Length

2 Years

ILS 26,000 / Year

One-Year Program in Near Eastern Languages

Enrollment

Open

Start Date

Sep 1, 2020

Length

1 Year

ILS 26,000
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Meet the Students

Alexia

After completing my Master of Laws in The Netherlands, I decided to devote two years of my life to a long-thought-out project: studying Near Eastern Languages. The Polis immersive method provides me with linguistic tools and communication skills that are essential to improve my study of Arabic and Modern Hebrew.

MA in Near Eastern Languages (’21)

Sarah Pinson

France

After my B.A. in Hebrew and Arabic completed in Paris, I decided to pursue my studies at Polis because it is this only place where I could study both languages at the same time, in the city of Jerusalem where students from the entire world meet.

MA in Near Eastern Languages (’20)

The Faculty

Courses

Applied Philology Seminar 1: Arabic Folklore & Popular Stories

Applied Philology Seminar 2: Arabic in Media

Arabic Philosophy

Introduction to Arabic Literature

Issues in Semitic Languages

Modern Standard Arabic 1

Modern Standard Arabic 2

Modern Standard Arabic 3

Modern Standard Arabic 4

Semitic Palaeography

Speech in Arabic

Speech in Arabic