Language Institute at Damascus University
(http://www.arabicindamasc...) - the language institute fully immerse their students in arabic; the course materials and all interaction between students and teachers are done in arabic. students are placed in beginning, intermediate, or advanced courses based on a placement test.
(http://www.syrianembassy....) this state-run language academy is located in the mezze district of damascus.
DSA - Damascus Language School for Standard Arabic
(http://www.standard-arabi...) the school provides basic courses for beginners and advanced courses also on certain topics as for journalists, physicians, diplomats, engineers etc. normal classes have maximum 4 students. lessons with private teachers are even possible. twice a year, there are certain courses for students available at half price. teachers are well experienced in teaching foreigners. basic courses start every saturday.
Arabesk Studies in Damascus
(http://www.arabeskstudies...) the institute offers extensive classes in arabic. aide with living arrangement provided.
TikaTrip - Travels and Studies in Syria
(http://www.tikatrip.net-) providing private arabic tutors as well as professional language teachers and all important services: starting with the pickup service at the airport, arranging accommodation and advices on how to tackle the bureaucratic procedures.