Pau, France

Ancient Languages Academy

when 18 July 2022 - 27 July 2022
language Latin
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 EC
fee EUR 140

Forty hours of intensive lessons (5h / day) will allow beginners to get off to a good start and at other levels to maintain knowledge that is sometimes insufficiently mobilized.

This summer 2021, specialists - academics and members of the CNRS - will provide courses in Biblical Hebrew, Ancient Greek, Latin, Literary Arabic, Akkadian, Sanskrit and Syriac. Seven writing systems will thus be found at the meeting in Pau, from cuneiform to the Latin alphabet!

Lectures will also be offered free lectures in the evening related to some of the languages ​​studied, as well as workshops on ancient manuscripts.

Course leader

Pedro Duarte, Director of Antiquity Sciences department, Université Aix Marseille

Target group

Anyone wishing to learn about ancient languages ​​or improve their knowledge of Biblical Hebrew, Ancient Greek, Latin, Literary Arabic, Akkadian, Sanskrit and Syriac.

Course aim

Pau university is offering, in partnership with the association "Les Amis des Langues Anciennes", the fortieth edition of a summer school dedicated to the learning of many ancient languages.

This school provides access to one of the oldest linguistic and cultural heritages of Humanity.

Fee info

EUR 140: Students fees
EUR 480: Normal fees