Persian Language Winter School

ASPIRANTUM Armenian School of Languages and cultures is announcing its second two weeks International Persian Language Winter School in Yerevan, Armenia to take place from December 02 till December 15 (2 weeks), 2018.

This 14 days winter school offers participants to master skills in written and oral modern Persian, reading and interpreting Persian texts from different periods as well as rapidly deepening their knowledge in colloquial Persian.

During the winter school several cultural trips will be offered, which will transform your stay in Armenia into an unforgettable, academically oriented endeavour.

On the first day (December 02, Sunday) the program will be launched in Garni, built by king Tiridates I in the first century AD as a temple to the god Mithra/Mihr. In the evening the group will travel to Yerevan for an opening dinner.

Classes will start on December 03 and will include lectures, seminars and presentations. Once a week classes of Persian language will be followed by a lecture on different topics of Iranian linguistics, literature and history.

This Persian Language Winter School is designed for students, at least 18 years-old, who not only want to make well-grounded progress in their knowledge of the Persian language, but also to deepen their knowledge of Iranian Studies and Iran.

This 2 weeks winter schools offers an intensive Persian language course spanning 40 hours, divided into 10 days of instruction and focusing on grammar, reading, speaking, and writing. Another 3 hours is devoted to lectures on Iranian linguistics, literature and history.

Our courses are open to anyone with upper elementary (knowledge of alphabet, some reading and knowledge of basic grammar concepts) or intermediate knowledge of the Persian language. The lectures are organized with the academic interests of the participants in mind to ensure that BA, MA, PhD students as well as postdocs and professors who work in Iranian Studies and relevant fields can benefit from it.

Lectures will be held in Persian and/or English.

Previously ASPIRANTUM has organized academic summer and winter schools on Armenian studies and Persian language. You may check the testimonials of our alumni here:

The participation fee is 1290 USD.

Application deadline is October 10, 2018.

This price includes reading and writing materials during the classes, coffee breaks, welcome and farewell parties, transportation and meal costs during cultural trips, some dinners with guest speakers.

Apply here.


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