Arabic Language Scheme

The Anglo-Omani Society, with generous support from the Omani Ministry of Foreign Affairs, is pleased to announce 10 scholarships for a period of intensive language study in Oman.

The scheme takes place at Sultan Qaboos College for Teaching Arabic to Non-Native Speakers, located in Manah, about 20 minutes from the city of Nizwa. The programme includes full board at the student hostel attached to the college in Manah. There is 5 hours of tuition per day, focused mainly on Modern Standard Arabic, but also including classes and practical language exchange in Omani dialect. The course runs for 7 weeks from June to August. 

Application deadline is 31st March 2020.

Aims of the Course:

  • To provide British nationals with the opportunity to improve upon their current level of Arabic proficiency; whether an enthusiastic beginner or a confident intermediate.
  • To provide British leaders of the future with an understanding of the history, environment and culture of the Sultanate and its people.
  • To develop strong links between a variety of British universities and the Sultan Qaboos Language College for Teaching Arabic to Non-Native Speakers.