Arizona State University, USA
Levels or Years of Instruction Offered: Elementary, Intermediate, and Advanced Eastern Armenian
Program: Critical Languages Institute
Armenian Virtual College
AGBU AVC On-line training in Armenian language in both Eastern and Western Armenian
Address: Alex Manoogian 9, Yerevan 0070, Armenia
Tel: +374 10 512261, +374 10 512260
Fax: +374 10 512261
Email: info “at” avc-agbu.org
Armeniapedia: the online Armenia Encyclopedia
Program: Eastern Armenian Lessons online course
This section has a free Eastern Armenian Lessons Online book, which will enable English speakers to learn Armenian at their own pace.
AUA Summer Language and Culture Courses
AUA Study Abroad Programs
Boston College, USA
Levels or Years of Instruction Offered: Elementary, Intermediate, and Advanced Levels
Department of Program: Department of Slavic & Eastern Languages
Contact information: Korina Tazbir tazbir “at” bc. edu
Notes: Offered regularly, but not annually. Offered triennially.
Brigham Young University
Levels or Years of Instruction Offered: Advanced (3rd year and beyond)
Department of Program: Center for Language Studies
Contact information: cls “at” byu. edu
Notes: The Center for Language Studies offers FLANG 330R, an advanced Armenian course which requires fluency. In addition, the Center will schedule other courses in Armenian if a qualified teacher and sufficient student interest can be found. The Center also administers an Armenian Credit Exam for BYU students. The Humanities Technology Research Support Center also offers a FLATS proficiency exam in Armenian.
California Language Academy, USA
Western Armenian; private, semi-private and group lessons
Contact information: info “at” CLA. edu, Tel: 424-225-2375
California State University, Fresno, USA
Program: Armenian Studies
Contact information: barlowd “at” csufresno.edu, Tel: (559) 278-2669 Fax: (559) 278-2129
Additional notes: Armenian culture and society, including history, language, literature, and social, political, and economic questions. Western Armenian. Fall and Spring semesters.
California State University, Northridge, USA
Western Armenian. Fall and Spring semesters.
Contact information: hasmig.baran “at” csun.edu, Tel: (818) 677-3467
CIC universities, USA
Through the CourseShare Program, University of Chicago students can enroll in language programs—that are not offered on campus—through other CIC institutions.
For more information, please visit here.
Columbia University, USA
Levels or Years of Instruction Offered: Elementary, Intermediate, and Advanced Levels in both Eastern and Western Armenian
Years of Instruction Offered: Elementary, Intermediate, and Advanced
Department of Program: Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies
Contact information: Jessica Rechtschaffer jr650 “at” columbia. edu
Foreign Service Institute, USA
Levels or Years of Instruction Offered: Post-Secondary courses. This program is available only for U.S. federal government employees.
Department or Program: School of Lang Studies
Contact information: Marie-Charlotte Iszkowski (703) 302-7292
Fresno City College, USA
Levels or Years of Instruction Offered: Elementary
Department or Program: Foreign Languages
Contact information: Neryda Maroot nereyda.maroot “at” fresnocitycollege. edu
Glendale Community College, USA
Levels or Years of Instruction Offered: Beginning Eastern Armenian, Armenian for Armenian Speakers, Armenian Literature. Courses offered year-round.
Department or Program: Language Arts Division, Foreign Language Department
Contact information: (818) 240-1000 X 5629 A. Mikaelian or (818) 240-1000 X 3129 N. Sahakyan
International Armenian Language Summer Schools | Yerevan | ASPIRANTUM
Armenian School of Languages and Cultures – ASPIRANTUM organizes annual summer and winter courses of Armenian language for international students. These Armenian language courses offer participants become fluent in written and oral modern Eastern Armenian, reading and interpreting Armenian texts from different periods. Armenian School of Languages and Cultures also organizes summer and winter courses of Persian and Russian. More details are available on the website of ASPIRANTUM.
Program: Learn Armenian online quickly
Los Angeles City College, USA
Two semesters of elementary Eastern Armenian.
Program: Learn Armenian
Pasadena City College, USA
Elementary and intermediate Western Armenian language courses. Fall and Spring semesters.
RA Ministry of Diaspora Summer School
The School of Oriental and African Studies, UK
Department or Program: Languages and Cultures of the Near and Middle East
Levels of Instruction offered: Elementary, Intermediate Western Armenian
St. James Armenian Church, Watertown, MA, USA
Western Armenian classes taught two nights a week.
St. Nersess Armenian Seminary, New Rochelle, NY, USA
Classical Armenian: Elementary and Intermediate Levels
Contact information: info “at” stnersess. edu
University of California, Berkeley, USA
Department or Program: Armenian Studies; Slavic Languages and Literatures
Website: http://iseees.berkeley.edu/asp or http://slavic.berkeley.edu/
Contact information: issa “at” berkeley. edu, Tel: (510) 642-2979
Additional notes: Armenian history, politics and culture, both Western and Eastern Armenian speakers are accommodated.
University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Levels or Years of Instruction Offered: 3 years of both Western and Eastern Armenian
Department or Program: Near Eastern Languages & Cultures
Contact information: Esther Chang estchang “at” humnet. ucla. edu
UCLA Summer Armenian Class
UCLA is offering a summer Armenian class for high school students who are exposed to Armenian at home and want to learn to read and write or to develop their speaking, listening, and literacy skills. For more information, please visit here.
University of California, San Diego
Levels or Years of Instruction Offered: Elementary. Offered annually.
Department or Program: Linguistics Department
Contact information: Elham Sadegholvad esadegholvad “at” ucsd edu
Additional Notes: Heritage Armenian only
University of Chicago, USA
Levels or Years of Instruction Offered: 3 levels of Modern Armenian and Classical, on demand
Department or Program: Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations
Contact information: Hripsime Haroutunian h-haroutunian “at” uchicago. edu
Additional Notes: There are also content courses on Armenian history, culture, and literature offered regularly.
University of Georgia, Athens
Levels or Years of Instruction Offered: Elementary (1st year). Offered regularly, but not annually.
Department or Program: Department of Linguistics.
Contact information: ugaling “at: uga. edu
University of Maryland, College Park
Levels or Years of Instruction Offered: Elementary (1st year). Offered annually.
Department or Program: School of Languages, Literatures, Cultures
Contact information: Pamala Deane psdeane “at” umd. edu
Additional Notes: Self-Instructional language course. Not independent study. Students study with textbooks audio tapes. Classes are conducted by drill instructors. Program follows guidelines of NASILP.
University of Michigan, USA
Levels or Years of Instruction Offered: Elementary, Intermediate, and Advanced levels of Eastern, Western and Classical Armenian; Intensive 1st and 2nd year Eastern and Western Armenian; Intensive Introduction to Classical Armenian
Department or Program: Near Eastern Studies; see also Armenian Studies Program
Website: http://www.lsa.umich.edu/neareast or http://www.ii.umich.edu/asp
Contact information: armenianstudies “at” umich. edu
Additional Notes: Armenian history, culture, and literature courses are also offered.
The University of Michigan, Dearborn also has information on textbooks for language learning: http://umdearborn.edu/casl/685138/
Venice Summer Program, Italy
By attending the Summer Intensive Course the participants have the opportunity to be brought into close contact with the Armenian language and Armenian culture, with particular attention to its Western variant. The course is based on a 65-hour program with four levels (absolute beginners, intermediate, proficient, advanced/mother tongue). Since 2010 there has also been added the possibility of attending lessons in Eastern Armenian, basically in phonology, orthography, and grammar. The lessons in Eastern Armenian are taught to those participants who already have a basic command of the language.
Contact information: daniela “at” padus-araxes. com, in cc: benedettacon “at” gmail . com
Program: Learn Armenian online
Levels of Instruction offered: Elementary, Intermediate