BA Semester for students of Dutch and Flemish Universities, Spring 2018

General information

This BA course in Arabic & Islamic studies is reserved for students enrolled in the relevant study programmes at the participating Universities in the Netherlands, who can follow it as an integral part of their programme. In addition, students from Thomas More (Antwerp) and Zuyd University of Applied Sciences (Maastricht) can also enroll in this course.

The semester will start on 28 January and will end on 24 May. Parallel to this programme the BA semester Middle East Studies semester abroad will be taught.

The focus of the course is on acquiring language fluency, and stimulating the four main language skills: speaking, listening, reading, writing. This language component is complemented by a culture component, in which we try to give students a deeper insight in and experience of Egyptian society, politics, history and culture. For a detailed overview of the content of the course click here.

Contacts in the Netherlands:
M. Ronald Kon, Leiden University
Ms Kiki M. Santing, University of Groningen
Dr Nico Landman, Utrecht University
Dr Gert Borg, Radboud University Nijmegen 
Dr Liesbeth Zack, University of Amsterdam
M. Pieter Koene, Zuyd University of Applied Sciences (Maastricht)

Contacts in Flanders:
Prof. Dr Helge Daniels, Leuven University
Prof. Dr Jo van Steenbergen, Ghent University
M. Joost Verschaeve, Thomas More (Antwerp)

Students can also contact us at:  


Please submit your registration form to before 1 December, 2017.

Last Modified: 02-11-2017