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About Arabic Studies


Studying Arabic at Dalhousie University means learning the official language of more than 20 countries from Africa and Asia, which have Modern Standard Arabic (or "literary Arabic," al-‘arabiyya al-fusha al-mu‘asira ) as a common feature in formal communication. Arabic Studies is administered by the Department of Classics.


Classes: Fall & Winter 2017-18


Considering options for next year's courses? Get the latest information on classes in Arabic for the 2017-18 year, including class schedules. There are some exciting new options! Don't forget to check out classes in Religious Studies and Classics, too.



News & Events

    Department of Classics News

    • BLAZING SUCCESS: Classics Newsletter Spring 2018
      2018 Classics Department Success
    • Pythian Victors MMXVIII
      The 2018 Pythian Games delighted and awed all who came. The Oracle of Delphi and her enduring Interpreter hosted a set of glorious acts ranging from the musical to the comedic to the sublime. Congratulations and thank you to all our performers for making this 1013th iteration of the Games a success!
    • Pythian Games 2018!
      You are invited to the 2018 Pythian Games!
    • Pythian Games 2018!
      You are invited to the Pythian Games! March 16, 2018
    • Ongoing Strength
      Appointments, Enrolments, Metaphysics, Laughter and Tears - Third Blast of the Trumpet: Classics News for the New Academic Year 2017