Arabic Language and Translation

The following curricula are offered:

  • BA Arabic Studies
  • MA Arabic Studies
  • MA Conference Interpreting Arabic/German
  • MA Special Translation Arabic/German

The focus of the courses is on the following topics:

  • History of Arabic Language
  • Arabic Linguistics
  • Translation Studies
  • Modern Standard Arabic (morphology, syntax, lexis)
  • Classical Arabic
  • Introduction into main dialects
  • Lexicography
  • Translation oriented analysis of classical and modern Arabic texts (politics, economy, law, sciences)
  • Arabic software and Databases

Particular attention is given to the teaching of contemporary topics related to the professional practice and proficiency in Arabic and other languages of Islamic countries.

last update: October 16, 2018