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In addition to a wide range of Hebrew and Arabic language courses, it may be possible for you to study additional languages while at Hebrew University. Please note that most languages listed below are taught in the Hebrew language.

Ancient Languages

  • Akkadian (year – Beginner or Intermediate)
  • Biblical Aramaic (offered biannually)
  • Greek (year – Beginner)
  • Hittite (offered periodically)
  • Ugaritic (offered periodically)

Other Middle Eastern & Islamic Languages

Additional Middle Eastern and Islamic languages are available through HebrewU’s Faculty of Humanities. Offerings include languages such as:

  • Modern Turkish
  • Ottoman Turkish
  • Persian

European Languages

Languages such as French or German are available through HebrewU’s Faculty of Humanities.


If you are interested in studying a language other than Hebrew or Arabic as part of your program, please contact the appropriate division with questions.

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