What to Know Before You Travel to Beirut

October 14, 2013

Is Beirut, Lebanon a good place to study Arabic?

The answer is…it depends. Yes if you are a lady There is a consensus among our female students that it is more comfortable to live in Beirut and study Arabic compared to countries like Egypt or Jordan. In general, the men will take less notice of you here and there […]
May 17, 2013

Rent an Apartment, reserve a dorm or get a hotel in Beirut?

ALPS Beirut does not provide housing accommodations or make reservations for students, but we can give you some tips and links to get you started and answer any questions you have.Before you start looking for a furnished apartment or hotel in Beirut, answer these questions: -How long do I want to stay […]
March 7, 2012

What visa do I need to travel in Lebanon?

Option 1-Get one at the Airport When you fly to Lebanon a tourist visa is automatically included with your ticket. After your first month in Lebanon you can extend your visa for another 2 months. ALPS will certify that you are studying Arabic and provide the necessary documentation to extend […]
November 4, 2011

Furnished Apartment for Rent

shi2a2 mafruusheh lil iijar (furnished apartment for rent) is an important phrase to know when coming to Lebanon.  Furnished apartments are a great option to save money and stay comfortably while you are in Beirut.  You can also join this facebook group for furnished apartments in various areas within Beirut.  These apartments are […]
October 10, 2011

Tips from Our Students

What advice would you give to new students coming to Beirut to study Arabic?   Coming to a new country and learning a new language can be intimidating, but the paitence, support, and cultural education you recieve from the Lebanese, makes the experience more fabulous than you could ever imagine. In terms of advice […]