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Hebrew University

Arabic

Learn Arabic at the prestigious Hebrew University, an international top 100 university, through our Rothberg International School (RIS). Strengthen your Arabic language skills while interacting with native Arabic-speaking students on campus and enjoying all Jerusalem has to offer.

Why Arabic Language in Israel at HebrewU?

  • Arabic is one of Israel’s two official languages.
  • 20% of Israel’s population are native Arabic speakers – and even more speak Arabic as a second language.
  • HebrewU has over 60 years of experience in teaching Arabic.
  • Our campus is located in the cultural heart of the Middle East.

Program Options

Undergraduate

Summer Arabic Immersion Program

(Modern Standard Arabic and Colloquial Arabic, Palestinian Dialect)

Semester or Year Arabic Immersion Program

(Modern Standard Arabic and Colloquial Arabic, Palestinian Dialect)

Graduate

Summer Arabic Immersion Program

(Modern Standard Arabic and Colloquial Arabic, Palestinian Dialect)

Summer Literary Arabic Program (Advanced Only)

Semester or Year Literary Arabic Program (Beginner and Intermediate Only)

  • Our Strengths

    Our Students
    We offer courses and programs in a variety of fields, with a focus on social and political sciences, Israel and the Middle East, languages, religion, fine and performing arts, business and legal studies, and STEM.

  • The Real Jerusalem

    Live on-campus with international and Israeli students – including a staff of Israeli students who help you navigate life in Jerusalem. This vibrant city will be your second classroom, full of trips and tours.

  • Apply Now

    Apply online to begin your adventure in Jerusalem at the highest-ranked university in Israel.

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