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Persian language winter school 2018, Yerevan, Armenia

Publish Date: Aug 23, 2018

Deadline: Oct 10, 2018

Event Dates: from Dec 02, 2018 12:00 to Dec 22, 2018 12:00


All new winter and summer courses of Persian language are available here




ASPIRANTUM is pleased to announce its second International Persian Language 2 and 3 weeks winter school in Yerevan, Armenia to take place from December 02, 2018 to December 15, 2018 (2 weeks) and December 02, 2018 to December 22, 2018 (3 weeks).

This 14 or 21 days’ winter 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 winter school cultural trips will be offered, which will transform your stay in Armenia into an unforgettable, academically oriented endeavour.

The program will be launched in Yerevan on December 02 and will continue till December 15 (2 weeks) and December 22 (3 weeks).

This school is designed for students, at least 18 years-old, who want to make well-grounded progress in their knowledge of the Persian language, deepen their knowledge of Persian Grammar, colloquial speech and literary language. It offers an intensive Persian language course spanning 40 (2 weeks)-60 (3 weeks) hours, divided into 10 (2 weeks)-15 (3 weeks) days of instruction and focusing on grammar, reading, speaking, and writing.

ASPIRANTUM Persian language winter school is open to anyone with upper elementary knowledge of the Persian language. The Persian language classes are organized with the academic interests of the participants in mind to ensure that BA, MA, PhD students as well as postdocs and professors can benefit from it.

Our teacher of Persian is a native speaker who has several years' experience in teaching Persian as a foreign language.

TO APPLY please click on the websites below and fill in the application form.

Persian Language 2 weeks Winter School (Dec 02 - Dec 15, 2018)

Persian Language 3 weeks Winter School (Dec 02 - Dec 22, 2018)

Participation fee is 1290 USD for the 2 weeks program and 1790 USD for the 3 weeks program.

Application deadline is October 10, 2018.

Registered participants should send 100% of the participation fee before November 10, 2018 online or via a wire bank transfer.

This price includes reading and writing materials, coffee breaks.

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

There are several scholarships available to participate in ASPIRANTUM’s Persian language winter school.

Check some of the scholarships here:  

Each participant of the winter school may find other sources of financial aid from their own University/School/Community or other relevant foundations. ASPIRANTUM will provide applicants with an official letter of invitation to support scholarship and travel grant applications.

For questions and inquiries please contact or whatsapp Dr. Khachik Gevorgyan +374-91-557978


This is ASPIRANTUM’s second Persian language school. Below you may find some of the testimonials about ASPIRANTUM's Persian languge summer school organized in summer 2018.


Please read also some of the Testimonials of our students below.


The full list of testimonials is available here:  


“Studying Persian with ASPIRANTUM in Yerevan was a rich experience. I can highly recommend the programme, and would even consider coming again next summer, if advanced level courses in Persian are offered.”


Simon Conrad
PhD student, Princeton University, USA  

“After three weeks of learning with a great professor, Leili, and getting to know Khachik and the rest of the staff of ASPIRANTUM, I can say that I had one of the most enriching experiences of my life.”

Christian Petrillo
BA student, University of Pennsylvania, USA

“The classes are intense but the quality of instruction is excellent and the curriculum is structured such that its beneficial to students with a wide range of academic focuses whether that be cultural, political, historical, etc.”

Asha Sawhney
BA student, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, Northwestern University, USA

“Now six weeks have passed, they were full of daily exciting Persian classes and weekend adventures in the dreamy Armenian nature. Thank you ASPIRANTUM for making my experience unforgettable!”

Oula Alrifai
Master's Candidate at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University


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