Near Eastern Languages

These are the Near Eastern languages we offer:

Language Level Location Duration
tooltip ArabicJune 5 – July 28, 2017. 8 credits; equivalent to one academic year of study. Located entirely at the University of Pittsburgh. Intensive language classes meet Monday-Friday 9am-3pm; includes supplemental activities such as films, lectures, and cooking classes. Focus is on Levantine Arabic, spoken in the Levant region which includes Syria, Lebanon, Palestine, and Jordan. Available at the 1st-year level. 1st Pittsburgh 8 Weeks
tooltip Persian (Farsi)June 5 – July 14, 2017. 6 credits; equivalent to one academic year of study. Located entirely at the University of Pittsburgh. Intensive language classes meet Monday-Friday 9am-3pm; includes supplemental activities such as films, lectures, and cooking classes. Available to students at the first-year level. Students interested in Tajik will take an additional two weeks and complete an 8-week/8-credit program. 1st Pittsburgh 6 weeks
tooltip Persian (Farsi/Tajik)June 5 – August 11, 2017. 8 credits; equivalent to one academic year of study. Located entirely at the University of Pittsburgh. Intensive language classes meet Monday-Friday 9am-3pm; includes supplemental activities such as films, lectures, and cooking classes. Available to students at the first-year level. This unique opportunity pairs the teaching of Farsi with the teaching of Tajik. Students will be taught Farsi, though throughout the program comparisons to Tajik will be made. The final two weeks will exclusively focus on Tajik.. 1st Pittsburgh 8 weeks
tooltip TurkishJune 5 – July 28, 2017. 8 credits; equivalent to one academic year of study. Located entirely at the University of Pittsburgh. Intensive language classes meet Monday-Friday 9am-3pm; includes supplemental activities such as films, lectures, and cooking classes. Available at the 1st-year level. Available to students at the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th year of Russian language study as well as Project GO-awarded ROTC students. 1st Pittsburgh 8 Weeks