Language Training: Summer Language Study (ASU Critical Languages Institute)

Deadline for applications: January 26, 2018

The Critical Languages Institute at Arizona State University’s Melikian Center is accepting applications for its 2018 summer language programs in the U.S. and abroad.

CLI offers intensive courses in less commonly taught languages in the U.S. and overseas. CLI students pay a flat fee of $1,500 for up to 13 semester credits, in addition to study-abroad fees if they opt to study overseas.

Generous scholarships are available for undergraduate students, graduate students, and non-students:

– Department of State Title VIII Fellowships for selected languages

– ROTC Project GO Scholarships for selected languages

– Melikian Scholarships for all languages

– Language-specific support for several languages

See for details and to apply.


CRITICAL LANGUAGES INSTITUTE at Arizona State University’s Melikian Center



2 months intensive study at ASU with optional 1 month study abroad, providing 8–13 academic credits.

–   Albanian  (ASU + Tirana)

–   Armenian  (ASU + Yerevan)

–   Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian   (ASU + Sarajevo)

–   Modern Hebrew  (ASU only)

–   Indonesian  (ASU + Bali)

–   Persian (ASU only)

–   Polish (ASU only)

–   Russian  (ASU + Bishkek)

–   Turkish  (ASU only)

–   Ukrainian  (ASU only)

–   Uzbek  (ASU + Tashkent)

Sessions in ASU include daily co-curricular programming, grant mentoring, job recruiting, and career planning opportunities.

Sessions abroad feature academically challenging study, extensive co-curricular programming integrated into academic coursework, including 1-on-1 or small-group training by local activity guides.



2-month intensive programs providing 8–10 academic credits

–  Albanian (Tirana)                 2nd-year and up

–  Armenian (Yerevan)            2nd-year and up

–  BCS (Sarajevo)                      2nd-year and up

–  Indonesian (Denpasar)       2nd-year and up

–  Russian (Bishkek)                 2nd–4th-year

–  Russian (St. Petersburg)      4th–6th-year

Programs feature homestays, extensive co-curricular programming, integrated into academic coursework and conducted in 1-on1 or small-group format by local activity guides.


APPLICATION DEADLINE (for scholarships and funding): JANUARY 26, 2018