Western Consortium Summer Program


     Seven universities of the Western Consortium (UCB, UCLA, UCSB, University of Arizona, University of Utah, University of Washington, and University of Texas, Austin) are jointly sponsoring summer intensive language classes at three University of California campuses: UC Santa Barbara for Arabic, UCLA for Turkish, and Berkeley for Persian and Hebrew.  Each class is the equivalent of a full year’s study.  Information about the offerings are as follows:


UC Santa Barbara—Arabic


Offerings:        1st, 2nd and 3rd year Arabic


Units:              lst and 2nd year Arabic: 15 quarter units

                        3rd year Arabic: 12 quarter units


Dates:              9-week session from June 25-August 24


Fees:                UC students $1,025 for 1st and 2nd year Arabic

                        $900 for 3rd year Arabic


Students outside the UC system must pay the above tuition plus at $50 application fee and $250 for registration.


Contact hours: 1st and 2nd year Arabic: 3.5 hours per day

                        3rd year Arabic: 3 hours per day


For registration and other information contact the Center for Middle East Studies at (805) 893-4245 or visit the UCSB Summer Session website at




Offerings:        1st year Turkish


Units:              12 quarter units


Dates:              8-week session from June 25-August 17


Fees:                Non-UC students $1,860

                        UC undergraduate students $912

                        UC graduate students $1,200


Contact hours: 4 hours per day


Further information:


UC Berkeley—Persian & Hebrew


Offerings:        1st and 2nd year Persian

                        1st year Hebrew


Units:              10 semester units


Dates:              8-week program from June 25-August 17


Fees:                $1,140 for UC students

                        $1,615 for non-UC students


Contact hours: 4 hours per day


Further information: or (510) 642-3757





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