Less Commonly Taught Languages
UMD students interested in studying Norwegian, Quechua, Urdu, Vietnamese, and other less commonly taught languages can do so through CourseShare courses. Learn more about this program and how to register.
Special Programs in Arabic and Persian
Learn more about the special programs in Arabic and Persian, including the Arabic and Persian language flagships.
There are numerous education abroad opportunities available to SLLC students:
Language House Living and Learning Program
Open to sophomores and above, the Language House Immersion Program provides students serious about language learning with the opportunity for daily language and cultural immersion in an organized study environment. Learn more about the Language House.
Language Partner Program
SLLC-ISSS Language Partner Program (LPP) offers majors in any SLLC program at UMD the opportunity to meet with international students outside the classroom and practice their target language in an informal yet structured way. For international students, the LPP provides a forum for connecting with U.S. students and integrating into the UMD campus.
Summer Language Institute
There are three intensive summer language programs offered through the Office of Extended Studies
The Language Flagships
Special Programs Contacts
Assistant Clinical Professor, School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
Assistant Clinical Professor and Persian Flagship Program Director, Persian
Assistant Clinical Professor, Roshan Institute for Persian Studies
Associate Professor, School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
Associate Professor and Arabic Flagship Program Director, Arabic
Clinical Assistant Professor and LH Director, School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
Director, Language House
Clinical Assistant Professor, French
Honors Humanities Faculty Fellow, College of Arts and Humanities
0107A St. Mary's Hall
College Park MD, 20742