Language Study

Summer Language Study in Hindi and Urdu

We would like to call attention to varied summer opportunities to begin or pursue further language study in Hindi and/or Urdu. If you need help finding a language study program, please reach out to ccandlan@wellesley.edu. Additionally, Wellesley College has funds to support summer foreign language study and applications are available through the Mayling Soong Committee.

In India

American Institute of Indian Studies (AIIS) Language Programs is an intensive language study for graduate and highly motivated undergraduate students from U.S. colleges and universities. 

In Pakistan

LUMS Urdu Language Program is an 8 week immersive program where students from around the world can study Urdu language and literature, and learn about Pakistani society and culture first-hand at LUMS, the leading university in Pakistan’s cultural capital, Lahore. 

In the United States

The South Asia Summer Language Institute hosted at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is now accepting applications! SASLI offers intensive language courses in the following languages: Dari, Punjabi, Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Marathi, Nepali, Pashto, Sanskrit, Sinhala, Tamil, Tibetan, and Urdu. A variety of funding opportunities are available. The 2022 program will be held in-person this year and will run from June 20th to August 12th. Applications are due by March 15, 2022Apply here