Ancient Egyptian

Yale undergraduate and graduate students may choose to study ancient Egyptian language: two terms of Introduction to Middle Egyptian and two terms of Intermediate Egyptian text courses or their equivalent. All advanced text courses listed in the Graduate Bulletin are open to qualified undergraduate majors. Students may also choose from a variety of lecture courses on Egyptian history, religion, and archaeology and may apply to their major appropriate courses from other departments, such as Anthropology and Religious Studies.

Advanced Language Certificate 


Students seeking to earn the certificate are required to take four courses beyond the L3 level, at least two of which must be designated as L5.  All courses must be taken for a letter grade, and students must achieve a grade of B or above. With the approval of the certificate adviser, an independent study language course, an advanced texts seminar, or a graduate seminar may count toward certification requirements. With the prior permission of the certificate adviser, students may substitute a maximum of two courses of credit-bearing academic study abroad. Before the final week of classes, students must fill out the Declaration of Candidacy for a Certificate form using this Qualtrics Survey.  

Credit/D/Fail No courses taken Credit/D/Fail may be counted toward the requirements of the certificate.

Certificate Adviser Nadine Moeller, Professor of Egyptology, <