Arabic script


The Arabic program at Bowdoin offers courses in Arabic language, literature, and culture. In addition to focusing on developing students' fluency in Arabic, the program provides students with a broad understanding of the cultures and literatures of the Middle East and North Africa through a curriculum designed to prepare students for international work or graduate study. The Arabic program at Bowdoin is able to accommodate students at all levels, from absolute beginners with no previous exposure to the language, to students with near-native fluency in Arabic prepared to undertake in-depth study of the literature produced by this vibrant, exceptionally rich culture over the past fifteen hundred years.

History of Arabic at Bowdoin


Study Away

Arabic Study Away - Bowdoin College


Many Bowdoin students take their Arabic skills abroad

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Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events


Activities and events in Arabic

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At a Glance  

 Bowdoin College - Ashby House - Arabic
Ashby House
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Courses offered
in 2011-2012: 6


  • Coordinator
    Lynn Brettler
    telephone (207) 725-3465
    fax (207) 725-3495
  • Mailing Address
    7300 College Station
    Brunswick, ME 04011-8473