Intensive Arabic Semester

Multicultural Summer 

Spend 4 months learning Arabic in Israel. The Intensive Arabic Semester includes 300 hours of spoken Levinante Arabic, together with 100 hours of Modern Standard Arabic and 32 hours of Middle Eastern history and peace education.


You will get the unique opportunity to interact with different Arab communities, both linguistically and culturally, as well as participate in volunteering projects, host families, and tours.


For your studies, you may choose to receive academic transcripts for college credits in Islamic culture and middle eastern history from an accredited Israeli college of education.

This summer, learn Arabic and immerse yourself in the Arabic-speaking communities so you understand the different cultures in Israel - suitable for both beginners and advanced students. 

Established 50 years ago as a part of the Kibbutzim movement, Givat Haviva is a prominent institute in Israel for studying Arabic and the recipient of the UNESCO Prize for Peace Education. Its academic center specializes in teaching English-speakers to successfully speak and think in Arabic.


The program schedule is Sabbat Observant, meals are Kosher, and the program is open to participants from all backgrounds and faiths.


Tuition for all programs includes housing (2 people sharing a room), 3 meals a day, medical insurance, study tours, trips, and more. | | N. America: +1 718-838-3533 |  Global: +972-9-766-6222



in Israel

Learn both Spoken Arabic and Modern Standard Arabic and practice what you've learned with immersion in the Arab communities in Israel.


Choose between 4 - 6 weeks over the summer or

4-months intensive Arabic semester starting Aug. 27, 2018.


Givat Haviva Co-Lab


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