January 2013

"Even Your Dreams Should Be in Arabic"

Summer Arabic Intensive | June 9 - July 18
Limited Seats (Priority Deadline: Feb. 7)

Ever dream of being able to read-and understand-the Qur'an in Arabic?

The Summer Arabic Intensive is a residential language program in Berkeley, California, designed for students interested in the serious study of the Islamic tradition, or future academic study. The program incorporates classical Arabic texts and modern academic rigor within a nourishing spiritual environment. Students complete the program with the tools to begin a lifelong journey of learning Arabic. Highlights include:

  • 6 weeks of study, 5 days a week (June 9 to July 18, 2014)
  • An all-new curriculum designed around classical Arabic texts
  • Equivalent to one year of university-level Arabic (150 contact hours)
  • Comfortable accommodations in the heart of diverse Berkeley, California
  • A daily rhythm that aligns with the pattern of Muslim religious life
  • Enriching visiting lectures by distinguished scholars


Earn a B.A. in Islamic Law and Theology

Priority Deadline for Applications: Feb. 7

Zaytuna College has developed a unique curriculum for a Bachelor's degree program that emphasizes key foundational texts; a command of the Arabic language; a familiarity with the most important Islamic sciences; and grounding in law, history, philosophy, science, astronomy, literature, ethics, and politics.

If you have any questions, would like to visit our campus, schedule Zaytuna to come to your community, or arrange for a special Online Open House to learn more, please contact us at: Zaytuna College
Office of Admissions
(510) 356.4760