The Arabic Studies program at NYU Abu Dhabi oversees all matters related to the teaching and learning of Arabic at the University. Its main objective is to provide opportunities to enhance student awareness of the cultural riches of the Arab World. Offering effective classroom instruction, the program creates immersive and interactive opportunities for its body of learners with the Arabic-speaking communities of Abu Dhabi, and produces critical research on the Arabic language that meets the United Arab Emirate’s academic and professional needs and expectations.

Experiential Learning

Tradition Meets Modern at Qasr Al Hosn Festival

In addition to classroom instruction, the program provides ample opportunities for students to interact with native speakers of Arabic and participate in Arabic cultural events through the language immersion component of the program.