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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 2016-2017


Considering options for next year's courses? Get the latest information on classes in Arabic for the 2016-17 year, including class schedules. There are some exciting new options! Don't forget to check out classes in Religious Studies and Classics, too.


Also, be sure to check out our newest class, Conversational Arabic: Introduction to Levantine Dialects, offered this fall!