We are still accepting applications for Summer 2022! Visit your respective institute to apply today.

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The Wisconsin Intensive Summer Language Institutes (WISLI) offered virtual language instruction in summer 2021.

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Program Dates: June 20, 2022-August 12, 2022

Applications are still open!

WISLI is returning to in-person instruction in Summer 2022.  

Each summer, undergraduates, graduate students, professionals, and other non-traditional students study a language at the Wisconsin Intensive Summer Languages Institutes (WISLI). WISLI is host to five summer language institutes which offer high-quality courses in 30 less commonly taught languages (LCTLs), and a self-directed multilanguage seminar. These domestic courses are intensive, condensing an entire year of language study into 8 weeks.

An overview of the Summer 2021 programs are available at this link: WISLI 2021 Overview.

There is still time to Apply for Summer 2022!

The Summer 2022 applications for each WISLI institute are still open! Visit the institutes on the menu tab above and discover the program right for you.

The 2022 WISLI Brochure is here! Click the images to the right and learn more about our summer language program.

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“The instructor has been incredibly supportive and has made effort to ensure the course is meeting my learning process and desired outcomes.”

Advanced Hindi Student, 2018


“Honestly one of the best instructors I have had. She is very engaging in class and wants to make sure we all participate. She brings in a mix of language learning methods so class is always fun.”

Elementary Urdu Student, 2018


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