Language Learning Opportunities at IU

IU is ranked among the top 10 most innovative colleges for foreign language study in the United States. Indiana University offers various opportunities for you to study languages and cultures. Small classes led by professional instructors and affordable programs provide you endless opportunities. IU's outstanding number of language programs are open to all, including IU and non-IU students. Explore the language learning options below.

70+ languagesLanguage and Area Studies Programs

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24+ intensive programsSummer Language Workshop opportunities

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25+ critical languagesShared Language and Area Studies Courses

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30+ Language tablesInformal language learning opportunities

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3 language flagship programsNational flagship language programs

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40+ online language classesFully online or videoconferencing options  

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4 delivery modesOnline, distance, blended, and hybrid learning opportunities

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10+ Bridges programsLess commonly taught languages for kids  

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14 Precollege language programsLanguage learning opportunities and college preparation

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380+ study abroad programshundreds of overseas programs in more than 65 countries

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The conquest of learning is achieved through the knowledge of languages.

~Roger Bacon, a medieval English philosopher