Speak Arabic as you learn the intricacies of the culture

Learn Arabic in a supportive summer immersion language program, where you'll be surrounded by likeminded peers.

The Arabic Academy at Green Mountain College

Green Mountain College, located in Poultney, Vermont, has been a partner to the Academy since 2008, making it our longest-running location. With pastoral hiking trails, a collection of classic New England college facilities and a commitment to environmental sustainability, the campus is an ideal place for students to focus on Arabic language acquisition, while enjoying a fun and engaging summer in Vermont.

Arabic Scholarships
Qatar Foundation International (QFI) and the Language Academy are partnering to provide full scholarships and travel assistance to deserving students in need studying Arabic.  
The Academy shares QFI’s commitment to increase “the number of young people in the Americas with good knowledge and understanding of the Arab culture.”  
All available scholarships for summer 2015 have been awarded. Please check back in January 2016 to apply for an Arabic scholarship for next summer.

Arabic Overview

Particiation in the Arabic Academy will help you obtain tangible language skills and confidence communicating in language.

The full-immersion experience is something quite special.You’ll grasp cultural and literary fluency in a short span of time. And the result is a confidence and independence to help prepare you for college and beyond.

Arabic Student Outcomes

After four weeks living in language at the Arabic Academy:

  • 98% of students gained one or more levels on the ACTFL scale
  • 61% of students gained two or more levels on the ACTFL scale
  • 19% of students gained three or more levels on the ACTFL scale

Studying at the Academy was an amazing experience that helped me improve my knowledge of Arabic. I will remember this experience for the rest of my life.

 - Maximillian, Arabic Academy Student





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  • Visits to local Mosques Visits to local Mosques
  • Traditional mezze Traditional mezze
  • Customs of the culture Customs of the culture