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Summer Intensive Language Programs


SEASSI is an eight-week intensive language training program for undergraduates, graduate students and professionals. It has been held since 1983 and hosted by UW-Madison in 1994-1995 and then since 2000. Instruction is offered for academic credit in eight languages at the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd year levels: Burmese, Filipino, Hmong, Indonesian, Khmer, Lao, Thai, and Vietnamese.

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Application Deadline: After April 1, 2017 applications will still be accepted for classes where there are openings available, however there will be no new sections added.


Consortium for the Teaching of Indonesian (COTI)

A nine-week intensive program in advanced Indonesian, hosted by several institutions throughout Indonesia and Malaysia. This immersion program focuses on advanced-level Indonesian language acquisition. The program consists of a structured academic program of four hours of language instruction four mornings per week and two-three hours of arts and cultural activities one afternoon per week plus a weekly field trip.

Apply at: Will be organized by Jolanda Pandin, Senior Lecturer – Indonesian, Cornell University


Application Deadline: February 10, 2017


US-INDO Summer Language Study

US-INDO runs an intensive ten-week language and general studies program held at Gadjah Mada University for U.S. students selected in a competitive application process.

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Application Deadline: Complete applications must be received by May 1, 2017 in order to be considered.