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!
News & Events
Grace Kelly Carline: Winner of Arabic Composition Contest 2017
Classics News, Dionysius 34 December 2016 & the Muses on Friday March 10th
Dalhousie Classics Newsbulletin for November: Gold Coins, Family and Faculty News and More
Success with SSHRC and more!
National victories for our language students
Cristalle Watson and Megan Kitt win prizes at the annual CAC sight translation competition