The Academic Arabic Program is a one-year program offered by Usul Academy that consists of three 11-week terms that are taught online, in addition to an 8-week intensive Arabic program live in Istanbul. Students attend 9 hours of live classes per week, in addition to 9-16 hours of study time outside of class.
Students who apply to the Honors Program: BA in Comparative Islamic Studies and do not pass the Arabic proficiency assessment will be required to complete this program in order to be admitted to the Foundations year of the Honors Program. Students can also apply separately to this program and will be considered non-matriculated students at Usul Academy.
This program benefits from more than twenty years of collaborative knowledge and experience from experts in the development of Arabic programs for non-native speakers, such as: Qasid , İSAR, İSM, EDEP and Al-Madina Institute.
The program is based on the following principles:
The goals of the program are:
Istanbul Summer Term
Academic and Classical Texts