Persian language summer school 2019, Yerevan, Armenia

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Type: 
Summer Program
Date: 
May 20, 2019
Location: 
Armenia
Subject Fields: 
Arabic History / Studies, Islamic History / Studies, Linguistics, Middle East History / Studies, Political Science

ASPIRANTUM Armenian School of Languages and Cultures in Yerevan organizes International Persian 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 Farsi, 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 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. 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 5 hours is devoted to lectures on Iranian 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 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.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 6 weeks Summer School (Jul 07 - Aug 17, 2019)
https://aspirantum.com/courses/persian-language-summer-school-07-jul-17-aug-2019-yerevan-armenia

Persian Language 3 weeks Summer School (Jul 07 - Jul 27, 2019)
https://aspirantum.com/courses/persian-language-summer-school-07-jul-27-jul-2019-yerevan-armenia 

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.

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

https://aspirantum.com/testimonials

Scholarships

There are several scholarships available to participate in ASPIRANTUM’s Persian language summer school (https://aspirantum.com/scholarships).

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 please check the application details here: https://aspirantum.com/scholarships/soudavar-full-scholarship-for-farsi-persian-language-summer-school.

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. Details: https://aspirantum.com/scholarships/iran-and-the-caucasus-scholarships-for-Persian-language-courses

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). Details: https://aspirantum.com/scholarships/scholarships-for-persian-language-courses-from-armacad

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

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.

For questions and inquiries please contact persian@aspirantum.com or whatsapp

Dr. Khachik Gevorgyan +374-91-557978

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

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