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Please note: students can not apply for a FLAS to study 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:
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 UW's APTLII summer program are strongly encouraged to apply but should clearly articulate how such Arabic study relates to their interests in Africa.

Center for East Asian Studies (CEAS)

Web site: eastasia.wisc.edu
Coordinator:
Laurie Dennis, ldennis@wisc.edu, 325 Ingraham
AY Languages:
Chinese, Japanese, Korean
Summer Languages: There is no Summer 2018 FLAS competition for CEAS.

Center for European Studies (CES)

Web site: europe.wisc.edu
Coordinator:
Bridget McMahon, bmcmahon@international.wisc.edu, 213 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).

Please note: Students pursuing European Studies and interested in other languages (for either Summer or AY study) - e.g., Basque, Catalan, Faroese, Gaelic/Irish (Modern), Greek (Modern), Icelandic, and Sami - should also contact CES.

Institute for Regional and International Studies

Web site: iris.wisc.edu
Coordinator: Felecia Lucht, felecia.lucht@wisc.edu, 327 Ingraham
AY Languages: Arabic, Indonesian, Korean, Swahili, Turkish
Summer Languages: There is no Summer 2018 FLAS competition for IRIS.

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

Middle East Studies Program (MESP)

Web site: mideast.wisc.edu
Coordinator:
Nevine El Nossery, elnossery@wisc.edu, 324 Ingraham
AY Languages:
Arabic, Hebrew, Persian, Turkish
Summer Languages: There is no Summer 2018 FLAS competition for MESP.

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 (second-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 (first-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
Please note: SASLI does not offer FLAS funding to undergraduate students. Undergraduates may apply for a FLAS to study at SASLI through the Center for South Asia (see above) if they otherwise meet the eligibility requirements for undergraduate students.

Center for Southeast Asian Studies

Web site: seasia.wisc.edu
Coordinator:
Michael Cullinane (AY & summer SEASSI), mmcullin@wisc.edu, 207 Ingraham; Jinda Moore (summer SEASSI), moore3@seasia.wisc.edu, 207 Ingraham
AY Languages
: Filipino (Tagalog), Hmong, Indonesian, Khmer, 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) and are offered dependent upon sufficient enrollment - click here to get application details for Summer FLAS to attend SEASSI.

 

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