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Please note: students can not apply for a FLAS to study Chinese, Japanese, Korean, or Spanish.
Only graduate students in professional schools can apply for a FLAS to study French or German.

 

African Studies Program

Web site: africa.wisc.edu
Coordinator:
Please direct questions to Meagan Doll, fellowships@africa.wisc.edu, 205 Ingraham
AY Languages: Arabic (in Africa), Hausa, Swahili, Wolof, Yoruba, Zulu, and African Language Directed Study
Please note: For the languages listed above applicants are strongly encouraged to check with African Cultural Studies Department (http://african.wisc.edu/) to confirm offerings for proposed language and level for the academic year.  FLAS applicants interested in self-instruction of a language not offered in a regular classroom setting at the UW-Madison may do so through AFRICAN 670 (2cr) and 679 (3cr) (http://african.wisc.edu/content/other-languages). These applicants should offer compelling evidence of their previous experience with self-directed language learning or capacity to engage in such learning.
Summer Languages: A wide range of African languages
Please note: Applicants interested in studying Arabic at the UW-APTLII summer program are strongly encouraged to apply (http://aptlii.global.wisc.edu/), but should clearly articulate how such Arabic study relates to their interests in Africa.

Center for European Studies (CES)

Web site: europe.wisc.edu
Coordinator:
Csanád Siklós, siklos@wisc.edu, 331 Ingraham
AY Languages:
Arabic (in relation to Europe), Danish, Dutch (Flemish), Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Swedish, and Turkish (in relation to Europe); French (for graduate students in professional schools only); German (for graduate students in professional schools only)
Summer Languages: Arabic (in relation to Europe), Danish, Dutch (Flemish), Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Swedish, and Turkish (in relation to Europe); French (for graduate students in professional schools only); German (for graduate students in professional schools only). Students pursuing European Studies and interested in other languages - e.g., Basque, Catalan, Faroese, Gaelic/Irish (Modern), Greek (Modern), Icelandic, and Sami - should also contact CES.

Latin American, Caribbean, and Iberian Studies Program (LACIS)

Web site: lacis.wisc.edu
Coordinator:
Darcy Little, dmlittle@wisc.edu, 209 Ingraham
AY and Summer Languages
: Portuguese, Quechua, Yucatec Maya 

Center for Russia, East Europe, and Central Asia (CREECA)

Web site: creeca.wisc.edu
Coordinator:
Kelly Iacobazzi, iacobazzi@wisc.edu, 210 Ingraham
AY Languages
: Czech (first-year only), Kazakh, Persian (in relation to Central Asia), Polish, Russian (fifth semester and above; first- through fourth-semester Russian for professional school students only), Serbo-Croatian (second-year only), Turkish (in Balkans or Central Asia)
Summer Languages: Those above plus languages offered through: Central Eurasian Studies Summer Institute (CESSI); Baltic Studies Summer Institute (BALSSI); Slavic, East European & Near Eastern Summer Language Institute at the University of Pittsburgh; the Indiana University Summer Language Workshop; and other intensive summer language programs

Center for South Asia

Web site: southasia.wisc.edu
CSA Coordinator:
Lalita du Perron, duperron@southasia.wisc.edu, 203 Ingraham
AY Languages: Hindi, Persian (in relation to Pakistan/Afghanistan), Tibetan (modern spoken), Urdu
Summer Languages : Languages offered through AIIS and SASLI

South Asia Summer Language Institute (SASLI)
Please note: Only graduate students may apply for SASLI FLAS awards

Web site: sasli.wisc.edu
SASLI Coordinator:
Anne Naparstek, sasli@southasia.wisc.edu, B488 Medical Sciences Center
AY Languages: n/a
Summer Languages (graduate student applications ONLY): Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Malayalam, Marathi, Pashto, Sinhala, Tamil, Telugu, Tibetan (modern spoken), Urdu

Center for Southeast Asian Studies

Web site: seasia.wisc.edu
Coordinator:
Michael Cullinane (AY & summer SEASSI), mmcullin@wisc.edu, 207 Ingraham; or Jinda Moore (summer SEASSI), moore3@seasia.wisc.edu, 207 Ingraham
AY Languages
: Filipino (Tagalog), Hmong, Indonesian, Thai, Vietnamese
Summer Languages: Burmese, Filipino (Tagalog), Hmong, Indonesian, Javanese, Khmer, Lao, Thai, Vietnamese; Southeast Asian summer languages are taught in the Southeast Asian Studies Summer Institute (SEASSI) - click here to get application details for Summer FLAS to attend SEASSI.

 

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