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Persian Flagship

As the only Persian Flagship Program in the United States, the University of Maryland's Undergraduate 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.

Welcome to The Persian Flagship Program at The University of Maryland

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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. At this level, students are able to use the language in most formal and informal conversations in practical, social, and professional settings. Highly sought-after language skills, cultural competence, and achievements in their own academic fields 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 professional skills and allows for a rich calendar of cultural events.

Contact Us

Mona Mostofi

Persian Flagship Coordinator, School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
Persian Flagship Coordinator, Persian

We are always interested in meeting prospective students and their parents and are happy to schedule a visit to our program. You can also find us at the many outreach events held on the University of Maryland's campus including Maryland Day, First Look Fair, Language Career Fair and more.

Email us: persian@umd.edu

Call us: 301-405-2181

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