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Foundations in Literary Arabic

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Foundations in Literary Arabic (Fusha)

Language of Instruction:



Academic hours: 120
Credits: 6

Course Dates:

September 4 – October 7, 2019


Undergraduate (second year and up) and graduate students; mature learners with an academic background; no background in Arabic needed

Application Deadline:

May 15, 2019
Late applications will be reviewed on space-available basis


For financial information, see Tuition & Fees for Special Graduate student

Relevant Academic Fields:

Middle East studies, Arabic

Why Foundations in Literary Arabic (Fusha)?

  • Master the Arabic alphabet and its pronunciation.
  • Learn to read and comprehend texts in Modern Standard Arabic.
  • Acquire the skills to write in Arabic at the basic level.
  • Immerse in the culture by traveling to Arab communities throughout Israel.


We’re pleased you’re applying to join us in Jerusalem. See our application guidelines or apply online now.


We’re happy to answer any questions you might have – or to chat for a bit to help you choose the right course or program.

Email Us

Graduate students: gradmiss@savion.huji.ac.il
Undergraduate students: lisash@savion.huji.ac.il

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