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Arabic Immersion

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Arabic Immersion



Intermediate – cancelled for Summer 2022

Advanced – cancelled for Summer 2022

Language of Instruction:



Academic hours: 150
Credits: 10

Course Dates:

June 14 – July 26, 2022


Undergraduate and graduate students; mature learners with an academic background.

Background in Arabic:

  • Elementary: None required
  • Intermediate: One year of previous study in Arabic – cancelled for Summer 2022
  • Advanced: Two years of previous study in Arabic – cancelled for Summer 2022
Application Deadline:

April 24, 2022


For any of the levels:

Application fee: US$ 120
Course Tuition: US$ 2,850
Housing: US$ 1,220*

* Depending on availability

Relevant Academic Fields:

Middle East Studies, Arabic

Please note that we are only offering the Elementary Arabic level for summer 2022. Both the Intermediate and advanced levels are canceled for summer 2022.


  • Learn a combination of Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) and Colloquial Arabic (CA).
  •  Spend a couple of days at an Arab village and experience life with a local native Arab community for a real immersive and cultural experience.
  • Visit sites of historical, religious and cultural significance to become more familiar with Middle Eastern culture.
  • Practice Arabic with native Arabic speaking students from the Hebrew University in weekly coffeehouses.


We’re pleased you’re applying to join us in Jerusalem. See our application guidelines to learn more. Apply online now!

Please note:

  • The Division of Summer Courses and Special Programs reserves the right to cancel a level for which there is an insufficient number of applicants.
  • This program cannot be combined with a summer course from the July Session due to its intensive nature but may be combined with a course from the August Session. View the August Session courses here.
  • See here for more information about visas.
  • Students who complete their application to this program by March 12, 2022 and who also complete payment by April 7, 2022, will be eligible for a 10% early bird discount on the program tuition.

Look here for the 2022 Summer Courses Schedule:


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.

For questions about the curriculum
Email Mr. Ofer Efrati
Academic Coordinator

For questions about admission or other practical matters
Email Us
Call us: +972 2 588 2602

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Please note that HebrewU reserves the right to cancel courses for which there is insufficient registration.


Take a look at our pages for prospects, students, faculty and staff, alumni, and parents – or contact us!