First-Year Mongolian

About Mongolian 1

This intensive program will help you learn to speak, read, and write Mongolian at the Intermediate Low level or better in two months. Upon completing the course, you should be able to survive in a Mongolian-speaking environment, engage in day-to-day exchanges, share basic information, and participate in simple social exchanges in Mongolian. You will have a solid foundation for further study or for travel to Mongolia.

DATES

June 3 - July 26, 2019

Classes meet 4 hours a day with additional activities several times a week.

ELIGIBILITY

The program is open to all, including

  • IU and non-IU students
  • graduate and undergraduate students
  • non-students
  • high-school students over age 16
2018 award recipientsy

HOUSING

Workshop participants stay in Willkie Center in air-conditioned single rooms, sharing a kitchen and lounge with other students of Mongolian.

Housing is included in your Workshop fee.

You may opt out of the Mongolian dorm, in which case your fee will go down roughly $1,800 and you will be responsible for your own housing.

MEALS

Summer dining hall options are limited. We recommend that you plan to eat in the residence hall kitchens or in local eateries.

COSTS & ACADEMIC CREDIT

UNDERGRADUATE

  • 8 undergraduate credits of First-Year Mongolian
  • Tuition: $2950
  • Fees: $750
  • Housing: $1800
  • TOTAL: $5500

GRADUATE

  • 6 graduate credits of First-Year Mongolian
  • Tuition: $850
  • Fees: $750
  • Housing: $1800
  • TOTAL: $5400
*(2018 rates, rounded to $50. Rates for 2019 may vary.)

FUNDING FOR THIS COURSE

FOREIGN LANGUAGE AND AREA STUDIES AWARDS

FLAS is a competitive scholarship program for U.S. graduate and undergraduate students. It provides full tuition and a $2,500 stipend for summer language study in selected levels of selected languages. See the FLAS site for details. 

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LANGUAGE WORKSHOP SCHOLARSHIP FUND

With generous support from alumni and private donations, the Summer Language Workshop Scholarship Fund provides funding to assist Workshop participants who are not eligible for other funding. Awards are made on a competitive basis.

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