Congratulations to our Persian Flagship Student who received a prestigious Boren Scholarship this year!
**Alanna Jordan received an award to study Persian in Turkey
Profile: BMGT Senior, majoring in International Business and Persian Studies; University Honors and Persian Flagship Student
A few spots remain in the SLLC Summer Language Institute (June 2 - August 5, 2013), which offers language and culture programs for Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced students of Arabic and Persian. Visit the Summer Institute Web site for more information and application instructions
Welcome to the Persian Flagship Program at the University of Maryland!
As the only Persian Flagship Program in the U.S., the Univeristy of Maryland's Undergradaute Persian Flagship offers a state of the art language curriculum that aims to educate global professionals with superior command of Persian and a deep understanding of the life and cultures of the Persian-speaking countries of Iran, Afghanistan, and Tajikistan.
Through domestic and international study, our program provides students with the opportunity to attain a professional level of proficiency (ILR 3 and above) while studying their major(s) of choice at UMD. Highly sought after language skills, cultural competence, and achivements in their own academic fileds prepare our graduates for employment here in the U.S. and abroad.
Our program’s proximity to the national capital and its access to a sizable and vibrant Iranian-American community in the greater DC area provides students with internship opportunities to develop pofessional skills and allows for a rich calendar of cultural events.
Learn more about the program components and see if the Persian Flagship Program is the right choice for you.