The Department of Languages is now offering
Summer 2018 Evening Classes and Private Tutoring in:


For more information, please us at  or 202-785-2710, Monday-Thursday 9:00am-9:00pm and Friday 9:00am-5:00pm.

To determine the appropriate course for your proficiency level, click here.


The Summer 2018 Class Schedule is now available

About the Department:
For more than 60 years, the Middle East Institute has been offering unique, engaging, and affordable Middle Eastern language instruction in the Washington, D.C. area for students and professionals of all proficiency levels. As a department, we are proud to employ experienced, native-speaking instructors many of whom also teach at D.C. universities and train employees of federal agencies and international organizations. Evening classes meet twice, weekly in a semi-intensive format for a period of 8 weeks. Private instructors provide more intensive and personalized lessons to meet individual student learning goals.

Location and transportation:
All classes are held at located in the Dupont Circle area, easily accessible by bus and Metro on the Red Line. If coming by Metro, exit at the south end of Dupont Circle station, walk down 18th Street to our building. Street parking in the neighborhood is metered until 6:30 p.m.