Residence Program in Advanced Arabic & Social Studies Fall Semester 2024

Residence Program in Advanced Arabic & Social Studies
Fall Semester 2024

*A limited number of merit-based tuition waiver and housing support*

The Language Center at the Doha Institute for Graduate Studies (DI) is pleased to announce its Fall semester 2024 - 2025 Residence Program in Advanced Arabic Language and Social Studies. 

The Program is a unique forum for academic and cultural exchange between the DI's predominantly native Arabic- speaking graduate students and faculty (from across the Arab world) and their international non-native or heritage peers.
The Residence Program is offered for one semester on site in Doha. It meets the language, culture, and academic needs of advanced non-native and heritage graduate students who wish to strengthen their language and cultural skills, as well as prepare for specific challenges related to their academic areas of expertise. The Program is delivered entirely in Arabic and consists of a twin advanced language-training and academic components.
The language-training component prepares students to function professionally in Arabic and offers dedicated courses in language, translation, and content-based instruction. The program adapts to the academic needs of students as a base for linguistic and cultural acquisition, emphasizes productive and presentation skills, and develops higher levels of proficiency in speaking, listening, reading, writing, and translation.
The academic component gives fellows the opportunity to take advantage of the wide array of unique graduate-level courses the DI distinguished faculty teach in Arabic through its academic units: The School of Social Sciences and Humanities and the School of Public Administration and Development Economics. For more detailed information about the DI, please go to:

The Residence Program is an important part of the DI's mission to establish, maintain, and nurture intellectual links and two-way dialogues between its students, faculty, and the international learning and research community.
The DI aims to create an enduring legacy of intellectual innovation and education within the Arab world and beyond. It assumes and promotes the Arabic language as a tool of scientific inquiry, an official language in public discourse, and a primary language for teaching and research.

To Apply to the Doha Residence Program, click on the link below:

Semester Program Features:
• 6 credits of Intensive Arabic; 
• A language partner;
• Option to audit graduate academic courses taught in Arabic if eligible; 
• Option to have an academic partner;
• Access to the DI and rich conferences, symposia, and guest lectures.

Admission Requirements:
• Advanced level in Arabic;
• Tuition fees: 9,000 QAR (approximately 2,250€ or 2,465$)
• Housing: 11,000 per semester (approximately 2,650€ or $3000)

Program Dates:
• Application Deadline: March 15, 2024
• Start of Classes: August 18, 2024
• End of Classes: November 30, 2024


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