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Elementary Biblical Hebrew – Intensive Summer Course

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Fast Facts


Elementary Biblical Hebrew (SPLA011/48527)

Teaching Faculty:

Dr. Barak Dan

Language of Instruction:



Academic hours: 150
Credits: 10

Course Dates:

June 17-July 23, 2020


Undergraduate and graduate students or mature learners with an academic background who are familiar with the Hebrew alphabet and proficient in English

Application Deadline:

May 1, 2020


Application fee: US$ 80
Tuition: US$ 2,130 (health insurance included)
Housing: US$ 1,040

Relevant Academic Fields:

Bible studies, religion, Judaic studies, theology


  • Delve into the phonology and morphology of the Biblical Hebrew language.
  • Cover the fundamentals of syntax of Biblical Hebrew.
  • Read Biblical passages with the aid of a lexicon.


Please note:

  • Students may not take a summer course overlapping with a language course due to the intensive nature of language courses.
  • Students who submit a complete application by February 15, 2020, and who complete payment by March 15, 2020, are eligible for a 10% discount on the course tuition.  
  • See here for more information about visas.


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
Dr. Barak Dan

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