Venice, Italy

Oriental Languages

when 5 July 2018 - 14 July 2018
language French
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 EC
fee CHF 280

The intensive program offered by the Summer School in oriental languages intends to train students from different nationalities in ancient and modern oriental languages: Akkadian, Classical Hebrew, Modern Hebrew, Aramaic, classical Arabic, modern Arabic, old Persian, Persian, Armenian, Georgian, Coptic, classical Ethiopian, Syriac, Old Church Slavonic.

Course leader

Prof. David Hamidovic, University of Lausanne

Target group

Students in bachelor, master or doctoral programmes in linguistics, social sciences, arts, religious studies, theology.
This summer school offers various language levels, depending on students competences. Classes are also open to non-students and are given in French.

Course aim

A ten consecutive day session with two lessons of selectable languages (a major one for 5 hours a day, and a minor for 2 hours a day) for students, depending on their personal and/or professional project.
In the evening, conferences will be proposed on research subjects or on publications of professors or advanced students.
Knowledge, capacities and competencies of the students are developed through lessons, seminars, and through the use of standard information and communication technologies.
1. Development of competencies for students
2. Trainings of students in rare languages
3. Intensification of scientific and pedagogical exchanges between partner institutions.

Credits info

6 EC
The ECTS credits can be acquired after successfully follow a major course (40 hours of teaching) and a minor course (12 hours of teaching).

Fee info

CHF 280: Student fee (without accommodation). Rooms can be rented on campus.
CHF 450: Non-student fees


Scholarships might be available and will be announced shortly.