Georgetown University

Georgetown University Graduate School

Arabic Language, Literature and Linguistics


640 Massachusetts Ave NW

Washington, DC 20001

United States


(202) 687-8700

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Arabic Language, Literature and Linguistics

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Georgetown University's Department of Arabic Language, Literature and Linguistics offers programs of study leading to M.A. and Ph.D. degrees. The Department offers graduate level courses in Arabic linguistics, and literature courses which cover the secular prose and poetry of the classical and modern eras as well as scripture. Courses in Arabic linguistics are required both at the Master's and Ph.D. levels. Islamic studies is an optional minor, and the department offers interaction and collaboration with cognate programs on campus (Center for Contemporary Arab Studies, Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding) and abroad (Center for Arabic Studies Abroad). Our location in the nation's capital offers opportunities for collaboration with Arab embassies, organizations and communities.


Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: Finacial assistance is available to those who qualify. Applicants may apply for loans by completing the Free Applicaion for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). FAFSA Code: 001445

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 0-999

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