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WISLI 2023 Applications are OPEN!

2023 Application for

CESSI          MEDLI          MULTI

SASLI          SIPI          NORD

Update: SEASSI applications now open!  Apply here!

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 seven summer language institutes which offer high-quality courses in over 30 less commonly taught languages (LCTLs), as well as a multilanguage seminar. These domestic courses are intensive, condensing an entire year of language study into 8 weeks.


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The 2023 WISLI Flyer is here! Click the images to the right and learn more about our summer language program.


“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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Day of the Badger!

March 28 @ 10:00 am - March 29 @ 5:00 pm CDT