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SUMMER 2021 APPLICATIONS OPEN NOW!
SAVE THE DATES: JUNE 14, 2021-AUGUST 6, 2021
Courses to be held in a virtual format for Summer 2021 with plans to return to in-person instruction in Summer 2022
The Wisconsin Intensive Summer Language Institutes (WISLI) offered virtual language instruction in summer 2020. Courses began on Monday, June 15th and continued through Friday, August 7th. The announcement came as the University of Wisconsin–Madison made the decision that face-to-face instruction would not be offered on campus in consideration of the safety of participants during the COVID-19 pandemic.
In Summer 2020, 364 undergraduate students, graduate students, professionals, and others studied a language at the Wisconsin Intensive Summer Language Institutes (WISLI).
WISLI is host to five summer language institutes which offer high-quality courses in 30 less commonly taught languages:
- Arabic, Persian, & Turkish Language Institute (APTLI)
- Central Eurasian Studies Summer Institute (CESSI)
- South Asia Summer Language Institute (SASLI)
- Southeast Asian Studies Summer Institute (SEASSI)
- Summer Intensive Portuguese Institute (SIPI)
The summer language institutes in 2020 ran from June 15, 2020 to August 7, 2020.
New to Summer 2021: Additional languages available through the Intensive Summer Multilanguage Seminar.
Don’t see the language you’re looking for? Visit the University of Wisconsin-Madison Language Institute website for a complete list of languages taught at UW Madison.
“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
Opportunity for UW-Madison Faculty: Faculty Director International Learning Community (ILC) Residential Program
Please see the following announcement from the International Learning Community (ILC): Call for Applications: Faculty Director International Learning Community (ILC) Residential Program Deadline: March 31, 2021 • Tenured faculty preferred Seeking faculty to join …February 19, 2021
Want to learn more about our summer courses and funding opportunities? Join us for one of the two open house events this week! WISLI Winter Welcome for New Students! Thursday, Feb. 4, 2-3pm via Zoom …February 3, 2021
Interested in intensive language study this summer? Looking for opportunities to fund your language study? Join us for an online open house to learn about the Wisconsin Intensive Summer Language Institutes (WISLI), Project GO, and …January 22, 2021
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