Why learn Arabic?
- Gain a new perspective and a larger worldview of the Arab World
- Learn the language of the Qur’an
- Learn a language Critical to U.S. National Security
- Prepare for an international career by learning a language of the United Nations
- Conduct business in some of the fastest-developing economies in the world
- Learn about the history of some of the most ancient civilizations in the world
- Take advantage of the many funding opportunities associated with learning Arabic
Arabic Program News & Announcements
- Congratulations to the UIUC Arabic Debate Team for their amazing performance at Qatar Debates' US Debate Championship! This team scored Fourth Place at the national level with team members Shireen Aydogan (Senior, Molecular and Cellular Biology and Arabic), Amina Gurmen (Senior, Education and...
- Dr. Eman Saadah was featured in Al-Jazeera news, speaking about her role on the committee for this year's U.S Arabic Debate competition. In this article, she discusses how debating opportunities can enhance language learning....
- International Education Week is an annual event that aims to celebrate global education, cultural exchange, and scholarship as well as to raise awareness about the breadth of international education activities and resources available in our community. This event is sponsored by International...