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Wisconsin Intensive Summer Language Institutes

UW-Madison and visiting students also have the opportunity to enroll in our intensive summer institutes. This experience includes classroom instruction, field trips and other fun cultural activities. It’s a great chance to learn languages that aren’t taught very often in the United States, from Arabic to Uzbek.

The courses below provide just a glimpse of the language offerings available through the Wisconsin Intensive Summer Language Institutes.

Learn more about Wisconsin Intensive Summer Language Institutes.

Arabic, Persian, and Turkish Language Immersion Institute (APTLII)

Arabic, Persian, and Turkish Language Immersion Institute (APTLII) students
  • African Cultural Studies 327: Elementary Summer Immersion Arabic
  • Asian Language & Culture 341: Elementary Summer Immersion Persian
  • German, Nordic, and Slavic 329: Elementary Summer Immersion Turkish
  • German, Nordic, and Slavic 429: Intermediate Summer Immersion Turkish

Central Eurasian Studies Summer Institute (CESSI)

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  • German, Nordic, and Slavic 331: First Semester Kazakh
  • Languages & Cultures of Asia 301: First Semester Uyghur
  • Slavic 350: First Semester Tajik
  • Slavic 350: First Semester Uzbek

South Asia Summer Language Institute (SASLI)

2017 SALSI instructors
  • Asian Language & Culture 317: First Semester Dari
  • Languages & Cultures of Asia 353: First Semester Hindi
  • Languages & Cultures of Asia 369: First Semester Modern Tibetan
  • Languages & Cultures of Asia 371: First Semester Urdu

Southeast Asian Studies Summer Institute (SEASSI)

Southeast Asian Studies Summer Institute (SEASSI) students
  • Asian Language & Culture 307: First Semester Filipino
  • Asian Language & Culture 307: First Semester Indonesian
  • Asian Language & Culture 307: First Semester Lao
  • Asian Language & Culture 307: First Semester Thai
  • Asian Language & Culture 307: First Semester Vietnamese

Interested in individual language classes? Check out our FOREIGN LANGUAGE CLASSES .

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