American Univesity of Beirut

Summer Arabic Programs
  •  The Center for Arab and Middle Eastern Middle Studies (CAMES)​ offers two Arabic language programs each summer: the Arabic Language and Culture Program & the Colloquial Lebanese Arabic Program

    ​​​​​​​​​NEW! CAMES Summer Arabic Programs - ONLINE in summer 2020!

    Online program dates: June 15 - July 31, 2020

    In light of the global COVID-19 pandemic, we will offer the CAMES summer Arabic programs online in summer 2020. The programs will take place from June 15 - July 31 and will provide students with 9 credits of Arabic. We will offer live contact interactive classes at various levels in both of our programs: the Arabic Language and Culture Program, and the Lebanese Colloquial Arabic Language and Culture Program. Classes will meet for 4 hours per day and there will be office hours and one-on-one meetings with instructors. To accommodate students from around the world, we will hold our classes in the afternoons and evenings five days a week: Monday through Friday from 3:30 pm to 8:30 pm Beirut time.The classes will include varied activities targeting listening, speaking, writing, reading, and culture. 

    Class activities will include the following:

    • Small group\pair work
    • “Haki w Khbaar" small group live discussions
    • Individual meetings with instructors at least once a week to provide guidance and feedback
    • Films and guest speakers

    The tuition fees are reduced to $3,600 instead of $4,999.

    How to apply for Summer 2020

    1. Fill out the Online Application Form for Summer 2020​ and upload all your supporting documents on the form.

    2. Disregard "Part 2 - AUB Campus Services & Fees".

    3. Disregard the old ​application and payment deadlines on the application form.

    4. Ask your recommenders to send your letters of recommendation directly to​.​

    ​​​​​Please make sure we receive all your application documents before the ne​w deadline of May 10, 2​020​​.

    Email us on​ if you have any questions!​​​







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