The Arabic Language Teaching Department (ALTD) is an outstanding department of the Higher Language Institute at the University of Damascus that specializes in teaching Arabic to speakers of other languages (TASOL). Since the Arabic Language Center’s founding in 1995, hundreds of students of various nationalities and social, cultural, and academic backgrounds have studied Arabic at the Institute.
Since 2008 the Arabic Language Center became a specialized academic department for language teaching and pedagogical research aiming to:
1.Offer master’s and Ph.D. degrees in the field of modern language teaching.
2.Improve the linguistic skill of candidates for future work in universities and other governmental and public organizations.
3.Become a research academy that presents constructive research in language learning and teaching, as well as in other fields such as social, political, economic, anthropological, cultural etc.
4.Present and research the role of cultural aspects in language learning and teaching.
The ALTD’s international reputation is a result of the continuous sincere efforts of its highly qualified administration and the experienced teaching staff.
Arabic Language Teaching Department – Higher Language Institute – Damascus University
Campus of Humanities, Mazzeh Autostrad (Fayez Mansour st.), Damascus, Syria
Office of Registration & Students' Affairs: Tel: +963 (0)11 33925843 / Fax: +963 (0)11 2120164