This course is offered subject to minimum registration numbers.

Arabic is the official language of the 22 countries that form the Arab League. There are more than 300 million Arabic speakers across the world, predominantly living in the region stretching across the Middle East and North Africa. It is also one of the six official languages of the United Nations.

The Department of Near Middle Eastern Studies in School of Languages, Literatures and Cultural Studies offers beginners Arabic language and culture course. This course is developed in accordance with the provisions of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

Date, Time, and Place

Each course runs for 22 weeks (two-hour classes once a week) spread over two terms – Michaelmas term (starting September) and Hillary term (starting January).

Classes will take place in-person on Trinity campus on Mondays between 6pm-8pm.

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Course Fees

€660 full rate. Payment by instalments of €350 per term is also possible.

This fee is non-refundable once the course has commenced.


Applications should be made in early September 2023. You must be 18 years of age or older to enroll in the School of Linguistic, Speech, and Communications Sciences evening courses.

New intake of students will not be available in January unless applicants have necessary language levels to join a continuing group.

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