Students wishing to primarily focus on Islamic studies can join this program. The program combines Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) and Islamic Studies, in an intensive course, of 7 or 14 weeks during the Summer, Fall or Spring semesters. The program consists of 10 hours of MSA, and 3 hours of Egyptian Colloquial Arabic per week, in addition to 6 hours of two chosen Islamic courses per week. Islamic courses include: Tajweed al Qur'an, Quraanic interpretation (tafsiir), Islamic Philosophy, Islamic History and Islamic law (Maqaasid). The program is offered to beginners up to advanced level students of Arabic proficiency.
Hedayet Institute offers special group rates for this program. In addition, students from low-income countries wishing to join this program can apply for a grant covering 50% of tuition fees.
All courses are now also offered online.
|7 weeks plus accommodation||$3300|
|14 weeks plus accommodation||$6550|
Terms and Application Deadlines
|Fall term I||15 Sep. 2020- 31 Oct. 2020|
|Fall term II||03 Nov. 2020- 19 Dec. 2020|
|Winter term||24 Dec. 2020- 04 Jan. 2021|
|Spring term I||08 Jan. 2021-- 25 Feb 2021|
|Spring term II||1 Mar. 2021- 17 Apr. 2021|
|Summer term I||11- Jun 2021-- 25-Jul 2021|
|Summer term II||29- Jul 2021- 12-Sept 2021|
The application deadline for the Summer program is April 30th; for the Fall program is Jul. 30th; and for the Spring program is Dec. 30th, 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).