Since 1950, the Language Workshop has enabled thousands of students and professionals to learn languages critical to academic research, economic development, human rights, diplomacy, national security, cultural exchange, scientific advancement, and other global issues.
Participants go beyond the classroom to engage with their language and its culture through clubs, cooking demonstrations, conversation tables, tutorials, individualized projects, music, dance, film nights, and more. Network with other language professionals through career events, guest speakers, and alumni presentations. Study in small classes with highly qualified instructors from around the globe.
One of the most affordable credit-bearing language programs in the country, the Workshop further supports participants by offering a wide range of undergraduate and graduate funding.
The most important thing that a language does for you is provide you access to a whole new worldview: a different way of doing things, different philosophies, beliefs, and ways of communicating.Connor Leach (Turkish, 2013; Russian, 2014)
At Indiana, I not only got to learn a beautiful language, but I proved to myself that I can overcome my own doubt in the face of adversity.
Applications for the summer 2019 Indiana University Language Workshop are open. Here are some highlights of next year’s program.
When I arrived in Bloomington, I honestly was not sure what to expect. I had been studying Russian for three years and the Language Workshop seemed like a great opportunity to keep improving. It turned out to be much more...