The Department of African Cultural Studies regularly offers six African languages during the academic year at the beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels:
Additionally, the Department of African Cultural Studies offers a year-long program designed for students to learn languages (or higher levels) that are not offered in typical classroom settings.
Learn more about African languages at Wisconsin by visiting the Department of African Cultural Studies’ language page.
Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships (FLAS)
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
Arabic, Persian, and Turkish Language Immersion Institute (APTLII)
An eight-week intensive summer language immersion program for undergraduates, graduate students, and professionals. Read more
Off-Campus African Language Programs
Universities across the country offer domestic and Africa-based summer language programs. Read more