Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations (NELC)
The Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations teaches Sumerian, Akkadian, Hittite, Egyptian, Hebrew, Aramaic, Arabic, Persian, and Turkish, and other languages of the region, in ancient, medieval, and modern varieties, in a range of courses. Moreover, Arabic and Modern Hebrew are offered at all levels in a broad sequence of courses, through the Arabic Language Program and the Modern Hebrew Language Program, respectively.
Information about language placement exams can be found on our
"News & Events" page.
Related Centers & Programs:
- The Middle East Center
- Jewish Studies Program
- Center for Advanced Judaic Studies
- Center for Advanced Judaic Studies Library
- African Studies Center
- Center for Ancient Studies
- Judah Goldin Seminars
- South Asia Center
- Program in the Art & Archaeology of the Mediterranean World