ASPIRANTUM Armenian School of Languages and Cultures in Yerevan organizes International Armenian Language Summer School in Yerevan, Armenia to take place from July 07 to August 17 (6 weeks) or July 07 to July 27 (3 weeks), 2019.
This 42 or 21 days summer school offers participants to master skills in written and oral modern Armenian, reading and interpreting Armenian texts from different periods as well as rapidly deepening their knowledge in colloquial Armenian.
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 07, 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 8th and will include lectures, seminars and presentations. Once a week classes of Armenian language will be followed by a lecture on different topics of Armenian linguistics, literature and history.
This Armenian 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 Armenian language, but also to deepen their knowledge of Armenian Studies and Armenia.
The 6 weeks summer schools offers an intensive Armenian 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 Armenian linguistics, literature and history.
The 3 weeks summer schools offers an intensive Armenian language course spanning 60 hours, divided into 15 days of instruction and focusing on grammar, reading, speaking, and writing. Another 5 hours is devoted to lectures on Armenian linguistics, literature and history.
Upon request the summer school duration may be changed to 4, 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 Armenian 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 Armenian Studies and relevant fields can benefit from it.
Lectures will be held in Armenian and/or English.
Our teacher of Armenian is a native speaker who has several years' experience in teaching Armenian as a foreign language.
TO APPLY please click on the websites below and fill in the application form.
Armenian Language 6 weeks Summer School (Jul 07 - Aug 17, 2019)
Armenian Language 3 weeks Summer School (Jul 07 - Jul 27, 2019)
Participation fee is 1790 USD for the 3 weeks program and 3590 USD for the 6 weeks program.
Application deadline is April 20, 2019.
Registered participants should send 100% of the participation fee before May 20, 2019 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 Armenian language summer school.
Students from the United States may apply to Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships Program (FLAS) through their own University. Details: https://aspirantum.com/scholarships/foreign-language-and-area-studies-flas-fellowships-program-for-us-students
The Armenian Communities Department of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation is giving the possibility to qualified students, academics and researchers in Armenian Studies to participate in activities related to their field of studies, encouraging academic interaction and exchange of knowledge and ideas. The maximum grant amount will be based on proposals received, but shall not exceed 5,000 USD.
Each participant of the summer 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.
Check some of the scholarships here:
Previously ASPIRANTUM has organized summer and winter schools on Armenian, Persian and Russian Language. You may check the testimonials of our alumni here:
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