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BA Spring Semester Arabic & Islamic Studies for students of Dutch and Flemish Universities

Here you can find information related to the spring semester 2022 for BA-students in Arabic & Islamic Studies of Dutch and Flemish Universities.

General information

This BA course in Arabic & Islamic studies is reserved for students enrolled in the relevant study programmes at the participating Universities in the Netherlands, who can follow it as an integral part of their programme. In addition, students from KU Leuven, Sint-Andries Campus Antwerp and Zuyd University of Applied Sciences (Maastricht) can also enroll in this course.

Parallel to this programme the BA semester Middle East Studies will be taught.

The 2021 spring semester is from 30 January - 2 June 2022

The focus of the course is on acquiring language fluency, and stimulating the four main language skills: speaking, listening, reading, writing. This language component is complemented by a culture component, in which we try to give students a deeper insight in and experience of Egyptian society, politics, history and culture.

For futher details please check the Programme outline.

Semester dates:
30 January: Orientation day
31 January: First day of classes
13-17 March: Alexandria trip
20 March: Classes resume
3-7 April: Mid-Semester Exam (Final exam for shot-programme students)
10 April: Classes resume
24 April - 7 May: Break (Easter, Sham el-Nessim and Eid al-Fitr)
8 May: Classes resume
22-26 May: STUVAC
30 May - 2 June: Final exams

Contacts in the Netherlands

Dr Petra de Bruijn, Leiden University
Dr Kiki M. Santing, University of Groningen
Dr Nico Landman, Utrecht University
Dr Liesbeth Zack, University of Amsterdam
Dr Yaser Ellethy, Free University of Amsterdam
Dr Lieke de Jong, Radboud University Nijmegen
M. Pieter Koene, Zuyd University of Applied Sciences (Maastricht)

Contacts in Flanders

Prof. Dr Helge Daniels, KU Leuven University
Prof. Dr Jo van Steenbergen, Ghent University
Ms. Veerle Verschakelen, KU Leuven University,  Antwerp Campus

Students can also contact us at info@nvic.leidenuniv.nl

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