The Department of African Languages and Literature regularly offers five African languages during the academic year at the beginning and advanced level:
The African Studies Program administers FLAS for graduate and undergraduate students to study Africa and African languages. Funded by the United States Department of Education, the Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) fellowships are intended to develop a cadre of linguistically competent specialists in the study of Africa in a range of disciplines.
FLAS fellowships cover tuition and provide a stipend for the academic year or summer. Read more
An intensive eight week program on the UW-Madison campus designed to immerse students in Arabic or Persian. Read more
The national Summer Cooperative African Language Institute (SCALI) offers intensive, eight-week language instruction. SCALI is a collaborative effort of the nation’s Title VI National Resource Centers for African Language and Area Studies with funding from the U.S. Department of Education. SCALI was slated be held at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the summers of 2013 and 2014, but due to budget cuts, will not host SCALI in the foreseeable future. Explore other Summer 2013 domestic and international African language programs.