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Summer Language Workshop at Indiana University

The Indiana University Summer Language Workshop continues to accept applications for intensive study of Arabic, Azerbaijani, Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian (BCS), Chinese, Estonian, Haitian Creole, Hungarian, Japanese, Kurdish, Latvian, Lithuanian, Mongolian, Pashto (online), Persian, Russian, Turkish, and Ukrainian.


The proficiency-based Workshop curriculum features 20-25 contact hours weekly and a rich co-curricular program, including language tables, films, clubs, cooking demonstrations, and lectures with area studies specialists.


All participants pay in-state tuition rates for Summer Language Workshop courses. Program participants earn 4-10 transferable IU credits and have access to university libraries, recreational facilities, and public transit. On-campus housing is available.


Program Dates: June 5 - July 28, 2017

Application Deadline: May 1, 2017


Competitive funding is available to qualified applicants:


* With the expectation that funds will be available to make additional FLAS awards over the next few months, the Inner Asian and Uralic National Resource Center and Russian and East European Institute are currently accepting FLAS applications for Azerbaijani (2nd year), Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian, Estonian, Hungarian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Mongolian, Persian, Russian (2nd year and above), Turkish, and Ukrainian. Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis.


* The Russian Studies Workshop (RSW) at Indiana University (IU) is offering $6500 to cover tuition/mandatory fees (approximately $3000), and living costs to eligible students who enroll in a 6-credit graduate Russian course. Funding for the RSW is provided by the Carnegie Corporation of New York and administered through the IU Russian and Eastern European Institute. Applications will be accepted through April 20 or until funds are exhausted.


* Title VIII Fellowships are still available for graduate students and area studies scholars for the study of Azerbaijani (2nd year), BCS, Estonian, Hungarian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Mongolian, Russian (3rd year and above), and Ukrainian. Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis through April 20. We particularly encourage applications to support the study of BCS, Estonian, and Latvian.


To apply to the Summer Language Workshop, visit


For more information on the funding opportunities described above and to apply for one or more of them, visit