4-6 weeks Arabic Summer Program

Dates & Prices


4-week program: June 25 - July 22, 2018

+ 100 hours of Spoken Arabic;

+ 8 hours of  peace education;

= 6 Academic Credits from AL-Qasemi Academic College of Education (CHEI accredited) 

Tuition:  $2,900 + $250 application fee


6-week program: June 25 - August 4, 2018

+ 150 hours of Spoken Arabic;

+ 12 hours of  peace education,

= 8 Academic Credits from AL-Qasemi Academic College of Education (CHEI accredited) 

Tuition$4,200+ $250 application fee


Included in both options:

+ Host families, immersion, volunteering projects, movie nights, and social activities;

+ Trips and tours in Israel and Arab-speaking communities.

+ Housing: Dormitories in a tranquil campus of Givat Haviva - 2 people per room, rooms with en-suite bathroom and kitchenette.

Tuition includes: Full academic program, accommodation, 3 meals on weekdays, medical insurance.

Offered at a fee: airport assistance, single-room occupancy, pre-arrival preparatory course on-campus (instead of online), meals on weekends and weekend tours.



4-6 weeks intensive Arabic program

This summer embark on a multicultural adventure in Israel:  Spend 4-6 weeks at the pastoral Givat Haviva campus, learning Arabic, interacting with both Jewish and Arab Israelis, and practicing what you learned. and more. 

The program is suitable for both beginners and advanced language levels and awards 6-8 academic credits in Arabic and Cultural studies from AL-Qasemi Academic College of Education. 

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

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About Givat Haviva

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. 

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