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Summer Programs

Summer Programs

Summer is an excellent time to keep language skills fresh or to get a head start on a new language. Here are a few programs to consider.

For College Students

Many U.S. universities host language programs between semesters, as does the federal government—check out the sample listing below. For courses in your immediate area, ask if your local university or community college offers a summer language institute; community colleges can be great resources for language courses year round.

University Programs

U.S. Department of State

For K-12 Students

U.S. Government Overseas Opportunities for High School Students

Additional Overseas Programs for High School Students

For K-16 Students of Critical Languages

  • See this list of of summer programs compiled by STARTALK, a government-funded program based at the University of Maryland.

See also the Choose Your Language pages for programs and opportunities specific to your language.