Persian Language Summer School, 08 Jul - 18 Aug (6 weeks) or 29 Jul - 18 Aug (3 weeks), 2018, Yerevan, Armenia

ASPIRANTUM - Armenian School of Languages and Cultures


April 20, 2018


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Persian Language Summer Progam 2018

Armenian School of Languages in Yerevan in cooperation with ARMACAD organize International Persian Language Summer School in Yerevan, Armenia to take place from July 08 to August 18 (6 weeks) or 29 July to 18 August (3 weeks), 2018.


This 42 or 21 days summer 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 summer school several cultural trips will be offered, which will transform your stay in Armenia into an unforgettable, academically oriented endeavour.


On the first day (July 08 or July 29, 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 July 9th or July 30th and will include lectures, seminars and presentations. Two times a week classes of Persian language will be followed by a lecture on different topics of Iranian linguistics, literature and history.


This Persian Language Summer 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.


The 6 weeks summer schools offers an intensive Persian language course spanning 120 hours, divided into 30 days of instruction and focusing on grammar, reading, speaking, and writing. Another 20 hours is devoted to lectures on Iranian linguistics, literature and history.


The 3 weeks summer schools offers an intensive Persian language course spanning 60 hours, divided into 15 days of instruction and focusing on grammar, reading, speaking, and writing. Another 10 hours is devoted to lectures on Iranian linguistics, literature and history.


Upon request the summer school duration may be extended to 8 or 10 weeks.


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 post-docs and professors who work in Iranian Studies and relevant fields can benefit from it.


Lectures will be held in Persian and/or English.

All participants will receive the necessary readings in Persian and English prior to the summer school dates.


Previously ARMACAD has organized academic summer and winter schools on Armenian Studies and Armenian Language. You may check the testimonials of our alumni here:


The participation fee is 3590 USD for 6 weeks Persian Language Summer School and 1790 USD for the 3 weeks Persian Language Summer School.


Application deadline is April 20, 2018.


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


We will not cover accommodation, breakfast, lunch, dinner, visa costs, insurance, travel costs to Armenia, from Armenia and in Armenia, any costs of accompanying friends or family members.




Soudavar Memorial Foundation offers one full scholarship in the amount of $3590 for the 6 weeks summer school. To be eligible for this scholarship applicants must be students or researchers engaged in academic activities related to Iranian Studies as a whole. Nationals of any country can apply for this scholarship. If you want to be considered for this scholarship, in your application form (available below), please mention your preference and include a paragraph to prove that you are a great candidate to receive this scholarship.


Up to $300 five scholarships will be offered by International journal Iran and the Caucasus editorial to participants, whose research interests are in the fields of Iranian linguistics.


Up to $300 five scholarships will be offered by ARMACAD to participants whose research interests are in the fields of modern economic and political relations of Iran and Armenia (or other countries in the Caucasus region).


Other scholarships in the amount of 200-400 USD may also be available. Please contact us (Dr. Khachik Gevorgyan for further details about possible scholarships and grants.


Students from the United States may apply to Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships Program (FLAS) through their own University.


Each participant of the summer school may find other sources of financial aid from their own University/School/Community or other relevant foundations.


ARMACAD will provide applicants with an official letter of invitation to support scholarship and travel grant applications.


To apply please send the following information to with “Persian Summer School” in the subject.


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Registered participants should send 100% of the participation fee before May 20, 2018 online or via a wire bank transfer.


For questions and inquiries please contact or whatsapp

Dr. Khachik Gevorgyan +374-91-557978



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Publish Date
December 02, 2017