It is important to point out that the dates below apply to our core program; that is to say, Classical Arabic and Modern Standard Arabic. It does not apply to private tutoring, advanced modules as well as professional and group programs. These can be arranged and customized to meet learners’ specific needs both in terms of time and content.
Our academic calendar is divided into four terms: Fall, winter, spring and the summer. Each term extends over 12 weeks, except for the summer term which is an intensive six-week term. For the fall, winter and spring terms, classes meet Monday through Friday for 3 hours a day resulting in 180 teaching hours per term. As for the summer term, classes meet Monday through Friday for 4 hours a day resulting in 120 teaching hours. The table below details the schedule and the number of teaching hours for each term.
Academic Calendar 2018-2019
|Terms||Dates||Number of Teaching Hours|
|Fall||September 9 November 22, 2019||180|
|Winter||January 6 March 27, 2020||180|
|Spring||April 6 June 26, 2020||180|
|Summer||July 6 August 14, 2020||120|