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COPTIC SUMMER SCHOOL 2024 General Information

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News vom 18.03.2024

The Coptic Language Summer School 2024 offers an immersive experience, suitable for both beginners and advanced learners, for students, scholars, and enthusiasts of ancient religious history.

The program provides a comprehensive and grounded understanding of the Coptic language, with an emphasis on the Sahidic variety.
The Beginner course ensures a solid introduction in Coptic grammar and morphology, fostering basic proficiency in reading and translating simple Coptic texts, while the Advanced course, designed for those with previous knowledge of the language, delves into the reading and translation of more complex Coptic texts, complemented by specialized lectures. The course is taught in English.

Director: Lothar Vogel, Dean of the Waldensian Faculty of Theology and Professor of History of Christianity.
Teaching Staff: Andrea Annese, Daniele Tripaldi (Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna); Sebastian Richter (Freie Universität Berlin); Jens Schröter (Humboldt Universität zu Berlin); Anna van den Kerchove (Institut Protestant de Théologie de Paris); Marta Addessi, Francesco Berno, Paola Buzi, Alberto Camplani, Tito Orlandi (Sapienza University of Rome); Dylan Burns (Universiteit van Amsterdam); Gražina Kelmelyte (Vilnius University); Vittorio Secco, Lothar Vogel (Waldensian Faculty of Theology, Rome).

Key Dates: The Coptic Language Summer School 2024 will provide a dynamic learning experience with a combination of online sessions and an in-person residency in Rome. The online component will consist of five sessions every Wednesday, starting on May 29, 2024, from 3 to 5 PM CEST for the Beginner course, and eight sessions every Friday, starting on May 3, 2024, from 3 to 5 PM CEST for the Advanced course. The in-person part will be held in Rome from July 22 to July 26, 2024, for both courses. This immersive residency aims to enhance participants' proficiency through interactive sessions and practical exercises.

Certificate: Upon completion of the course, students who have demonstrated qualified and successful participation in class activities will receive a certificate. The certificate grants 6 ECTS credits.
• Early bird deadline: 15 March 2024 (Advanced Course), 30 March, 2024 (Beginner course)
• Ultimate application deadline: 15 April 2024 (Advanced Course), 8 May, 2024 (Beginner course)
Tuition fee: The regular tuition fee for the Coptic Summer School in 2024 ranges from 200 to 300 EUR depending on whether participants are students or not and when they register.
Registration: For more information and to register, please visit our website at www.copticsummerschool.org.
For any inquiries regarding the Coptic Summer School, please email us at copticsummerschool@facoltavaldese.org.

Online Sessions, May-June 2024
In presence in Italy (Rome), July 22–26, 2024

Wenn Sie teilnehmen möchten, senden Sie bitte bis zum 8. April 2024 eine E-Mail an Prof. Dr. Richter (sebastian.richter@fu-berlin.de) mit einem kurzen Motivationsschreiben und folgenden Informationen: -Name: -Studiengang/Studienjahr (BA, MA, PhD): -Sprachkenntnisse: -Studien-/Forschungsinteresse: -Interesse am Beginner Coptic Course oder Advanced Coptic Course:   Nach Prüfung aller eingegangenen Bewerbungen werden wir für die am besten geeigneten Kandidat:innen einen Erasmus-Mobilitätszuschuss für die Teilnahme an der Coptic Language Summer School 2024 beantragen. Für die Förderung über Erasmus+ ist die regelmäßige und aktive Teilnahme an allen Online-Veranstaltungen und Präsenz-Veranstaltungen in Rom (incl. Workshops, Präsentationen etc.) erforderlich.

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