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#studyabroad in Cairo, Egypt!

#studyabroad in Cairo, Egypt!

 

AREA & ARABIC LANGUAGE STUDIES PROGRAM IN CAIRO, EGYPT

is excited to welcome students back to Umm al-Dunya (Cairo, “Mother of the World”) with top-notch academic programming that takes full advantage of the unsurpassed vibrancy of the Egyptian capital’s cultural and intellectual life. Our interdisciplinary course offerings immerse students in contemporary Egypt, its history, and heritage while giving them the opportunity to intensively study both Egyptian colloquial and Modern Standard Arabic. Co-curricular activities, excursions, homestays, guided intercultural reflection, and pre-departure and onsite support provide students a holistic environment for meeting their academic goals while staying healthy and safe.

 

Academic Overview

  • Colloquial Egyptian Arabic (3 credits) is required
  • Modern Standard Arabic (5 credits) is recommended
  • Elective Area Studies courses (3 credits each) taught in English in a variety of disciplines including a Community-Based Learning course. Courses have been drawn from Middle East & North Africa studies, history, political science, sociology, and Egyptology
  • Media Arabic (3 credits) is also available as an elective

 

 
"That Hidden Gem" by Elizabeth Russ

"That Hidden Gem" by Elizabeth Russ

"My Host Family in Amman," by Emily Feltz

"My Host Family in Amman," by Emily Feltz