Arabic dialects / Kurdish

Learn colloquial Arabic or Kurdish and enjoy a life-changing experience!
Summer school - Arabic dialects / Kurdish

After submitting your registration, you will receive a payment request within a few hours and will be able to proceed to the payment.

Special rate if you proceed to the payment before March 23rd:
Students: 4 400€ for six weeks
Professionnals: 6 000€ for six weeks

This summer course is canceled in 2020. See you soon!

Paris - June 2nd - July 10th 2020

Inalco, the university of world languages has a two century long experience in teaching more than a hundred languages as well as social sciences. Our professional instructors will accompany you throughout your journey and help you develop all language skills, whether you are a beginner or already well-versed in Arabic or Sorani. All courses are credited (ECTS).

Paris is a historical and vibrant center of Maghreb culture with a large Arabic-speaking community.
The Inalco Campus is located in downtown Paris.

Learn Colloquial Arabic at Inalco 

Doing fieldwork in the Arab world requires a good command of colloquial Arabic.
Come and develop your proficiency in one of the Arabic dialects people speak:

Moroccan • Algerian • Libyan • Egyptian • Levantine (Syrian, Lebanese, Palestinian)

Would you rather learn Kurdish? 

Interested in Kurdistan and Kurdish studies? Curious to know more about the Kurds in Turkey, Syria, Iraq and / or Iran? Come and learn Sorani or Kurmandji at Inalco!
Kurmanji: Turkey, Syria
Sorani: Iran, Irak

Practical information

• 20 contact hours a week
• 5 hours interactive language activities: debating, singing, active movies watching,delving into folklore and songs…
• 10 students per class
• Cultural activities: get to know the Arab and Kurdish Paris
• Conferences by specialistes of the Middle East 
• Assistance to find housing is available
• Fees:
Students: 4 800€ for six weeks
Professionnals: 6 500€ for six weeks

Any questions? 

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