The Total Immersion Program is an intensive Arabic program designed for study abroad students and those serious to master Arabic and enjoy a total cultural immersion experience. It offers 140 contact class hours over a period of seven weeks, in the Summer, Fall and Spring semesters every year. You may combine two or more terms in the summer, winter or fall semesters, by indicating this in your application form. This intensive Arabic program consists of 20 hours of language instruction every week, including 10 hours of Modern Standard Arabic (MSA), four to six hours of Egyptian Colloquial Arabic (ECA), and three hours of one elective course. It also includes three to six hours of cultural activities every week.
Keynote lectures on different cultural areas are regular weekly events of the total immersion program. There are also several Cairo tours every two weeks, where students are accompanied by an Arabic tour guide. Several other cultural activities are regularly announced to students during the intensive program so that those who have the time can go and further enhance their cultural experience.
|7 weeks plus accommodation||$3160|
|14 weeks plus accommodation||$6090|
The Deadline for Application
The Total Immersion Program runs in the Summer, Fall and Spring semesters each year. The deadline for applications for Summer is April 30, for Fall is July 30, and for Spring is January 30, of every year.
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The Hedayet Institute for Arabic Studies is one of the pioneer Arabic institutes devoted to the teaching of Arabic as a foreign language in Egypt. Hedayet Institute has a world class reputation for serving students visiting from abroad and the larger expatriate community in Egypt. It has offered Arabic language and Arabic related studies to students from across the globe since 1994. Hedayet Institute is also a renowned centre for training teachers of Arabic as a foreign language (TAFL).