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Why Study Arabic

There are nearly 300 million native speakers of Arabic in an increasingly globalized world. Arabic is widely spoken in dozens of nations and regions, including Algeria, Bahrain, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Tanzania, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, and many others.

Proficient Arabic speakers are in high demand, within academia and in a number of exhilarating careers. AFP scholars are poised to become:

The next generation of Arabic language teachers
Future diplomats and leaders
Political and intelligence government analysts
Entrepreneurs and business executives for global companies
Pioneers to develop health, education and national policies
International traders and lawyers
Engineers designing the future to meet our changing energy needs