Education Center

Thu, Apr 7th 2016, 6:40AM

Latest News:

Due to COVID-19 all of our langugage training (group classes & private tutoring) will take place online via Zoom until the CDC regulations are lifted for schools like ours.

If you are looking for a custom style private instruction for one-on-one training or even a group, we offer private tutoring in all of our languages and dialects. We offer discounted rates for long-term language training. For more information on private tutoring, please visit here

For group classes, the Fall term will begin on August 16, 2021. All class times are held in the Eastern Time Zone (EST), unless otherwise indicated. We are offering both day group classes (view schedule here) and evening group classes (view schedule here). Group classes are $490 for 30 hours of group instruction. 

We are pleased to announce that the Middle East Institute's Education Center has earned its accreditation through the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education & Training (ACCET) on April 23, 2020. The Center is nationally recognized as an institution that is educationally sound and represents an organization's commitment to the quality of language training. We offer credit and certification. Please email for any questions. 

About Center for Education:

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.

Class Placement:

To determine the appropriate course for your proficiency level, click here.
For more information, please contact us at, Monday-Friday 9:00am-5:00pm. Or call us at, 202-770-0344.

Location and transportation:

Due to CDC regulations, all language classes are being held online via Zooom. We are located at 1761 N Street NW, Washington, DC 20036 located in the Dupont Circle area, 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.