Intensive Language Programs for the Study of Arabic, Hebrew, Persian and Turkish

Students considering study abroad with federal funding (including FLAS fellowships) should check the U.S. State Department's Current Travel Warnings website.

Other useful websites include:

ARABIC

The American Association of Teachers of Arabic has a comprehensive list of summer Arabic Language Programs listed on their website.

American Councils Arabic Overseas Flagship Program

EGYPT

Ambergh Education
Programs available in Amman, Alexandria, Beirut, Cairo, Damascus, Aleppo, Fez, Meknes and Rabat.

America-Mideast Educational and Training Services, Inc. (AMIDEAST)
Programs available in Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Morocco and Tunisia.

Arabic Language Institute (ALI)

Arab Academy

Arabeya Arabic Language Center

Center for Arabic Study Abroad (CASA) The University of Texas at Austin

Fajr Center for the Arabic Language

Hedayet Institute for Arabic Studies

Kalimat Language & Cultural Center

ISRAEL

Beit Ben Yehuda

Center for Jerusalem Studies Learn Arabic in Jerusalem Program

Hebrew University of Jerusalem Rothberg International School

University of Haifa The International School

JORDAN

Ambergh Education
Programs available in Amman, Alexandria, Beirut, Cairo, Damascus, Aleppo, Fez, Meknes and Rabat.

CET Intensive Arabic Language and Cultural Studies in Irbid
Programs available in Irbid and Tunis

Jordan Language Academy

Jordan University of Science and Technology Intensive Arabic Immersion Program

Qasid Institute for Classical and MS Arabic

University of Jordan Language Center

University of Virginia-Yarmouk University Summer Arabic Program

LEBANON

American University of Beirut Center for Arab and Middle Eastern Studies Summer Arabic Program

Lebanese American University Summer Institute for Arabic Language and Culture

MOROCCO

Arab American Language Institute in Morocco

Arabic Language Institute (ALIF) in Fez

Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane, Morocco

School for International Training (SIT)

World Learning Program

OMAN

Sultan Qaboos Summer Arabic Language and Media Program (SALAM)

The National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations Center for International Learning

TUNISIA

American Institute for Maghrib Studies Tunis Arabic Program

NetL@nguages Interactives

PALESTINE

Center for Jerusalem Studies Learn Arabic in Jerusalem program

Birzeit University

YEMEN

Sana’a Institute for the Arabic Language

Yemen College of Middle Eastern Studies

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Gulf Arabic Program

UNITED STATES

Arabic Cultural and Community Center

Beloit College Summer Intensive Program in Arabic Language

Butler University Institute for Study Abroad

California State University San Bernadino

Columbia Arabic Summer Program (CASP)

Georgetown University Arabic & Persian Language Institute Institute for Study Abroad

Indiana University Summer Arabic Language Courses

Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies Summer Language Institute

Middlebury College Summer Language Schools

Middle East Institute

Monterey Institute of International Studies Summer Intensive Language Program

Pacific Arabic Resources

Summer Institute for the Languages of the Muslim World University of Illinois at Urbana-Champagne

University of Arizona Summer Arabic Language School

University of California, Davis Summer Abroad

University of California, Los Angeles Summer Sessions

University of Texas, Austin Arabic Language Summer Institute

University of Michigan Summer Language Institute

University of Wisconsin-Madison Arabic, Persian & Turkish Immersion Program

HEBREW

Brandeis University Language Summer Institute

Hebrew University Summer Program of Jerusalem Rothberg International School

Middlebury School of Hebrew

Tel Aviv University – Lowy School for International Students

The Jewish Theological Seminary Intensive Hebrew Language Session

University of Chicago Summer Session

University of Haifa Intensive Hebrew Summer Ulpan

University of San Francisco Ulpan San Francisco

PERSIAN

American Councils Persian Overseas Flagship Program

American Institute of Iranian Studies

California State San Bernadino Persian Summer Language Intensive Program

Eastern Consortium Summer Program in Persian and Turkish Center for Middle Eastern Studies University of Chicago

Georgetown University Arabic and Persian Language Institute

Indiana University Intensive Persian Program

Middle East Institute

University of California, Los Angeles Summer Persian Intensive Program

University of Texas at Austin Summer Persian Language Institute

University of Wisconsin-Madison Arabic, Persian & Turkish Immersion Program

TURKISH

American Research Institute in Turkey Summer Fellowship Program at Bogaziçi University in Istanbul

Bogaziçi University, Istanbul Turkish Language and Culture Program

Dilmer Turkish Language Teaching Center, Istanbul

Eastern Consortium Summer Program

Fatih University Turkish Language and Culture Program

Indiana University Intensive Turkish Program

Taksim Dilmer Language Teaching Institution Intensive Turkish Language Program

Tömer Language Teaching Center, Ankara University

University of Wisconsin-Madison Arabic, Persian & Turkish Immersion Program

University of Chicago

As a member of the Western Consortium of University Centers of the Middle East, the CMES is a participant in language strengthening initiatives, which include summer intensive language courses on advanced language levels and visits by distinguished speakers. Members include:

• University of Arizona, Center for Middle Eastern Studies
• University of California, Berkeley, Center for Middle Eastern Studies
• UCLA, Center for Near Eastern Studies
• University of Texas at Austin, Center for Middle Eastern Studies
• University of Utah, Middle East Center
• University of Washington, Middle East Center
• University of California, Santa Barbara