Aside from the credit courses, ALIN offers non credit courses in calligraphy, music and folklore dancing.
Tours and Trips
The program also offers day tours to various sites in and around Cairo. These are considered part of the program and they are funded by the Institute at no additional cost to the students. During the semester, the Institute also arranges optional weekend trips to sites of interest in Egypt. These may include trips to Upper Egypt Nile cruise (Luxor, Aswan and Abu Simbel), Sinai (St. Catherine, Sharm Al-Sheikh, Marsa Alam), North Coast (Alexandria, Marsa Matrouh, Siwa Oasis). These trips are for three to four nights each. Students wishing to participate in these trips must pay for food and accommodation only.
End of Semester Party
At the end of each semester the Institute holds a dinner party where students participate showing their talents through a variety of activities such as reading/writing Arabic poetry, acting, singing, dancing.
ALIN Wall Magazine
To encourage students to refine their writing skills, ALIN produces a student wall magazine supervised by 2 of its teachers. The magazine displays all levels of writing from elementary through advanced, and all students are encouraged to contribute to it. At the end of the semester prizes are awarded to the most active contributors as well as to the best through a writing contest.