The Summer Intensive Language Program helps students achieve their language learning goals through a rigorous curriculum focused on professional communication and real-world themes.
Summer Session: June 13–August 7, 2019
Have questions? Want to be notified when our 2019 application opens in November?
Language Learning for the Real World
For more than 60 years, the Summer Intensive Language Program has helped students make significant strides in their language skills in just eight weeks. The program is designed for motivated students who want to benefit from Middlebury’s high level of instruction and improve their fluency and cultural understanding in a specific language for both personal and professional goals.
Small classes (average eight students)
Four and a half hours of class each day from 9:00 a.m - 2:30 p.m.
Equivalent to one year of university-level language class (8+ units).
In-language cocurricular activities, such as cultural events and guest lectures
Understanding of cultural, social, and historical contexts of language use
Curricular focus on current world events and materials
Individual projects to develop fluency in particular fields of interest
Designed for both professional and academic goals
We offer classes for the complete beginner to the high intermediate levels in the following languages. Select your language of interest for more detailed course information.
Staff and Faculty
Our language teaching specialists and administrators support you from application through end-of-program commencement.
Tuition and Fees
Below are estimated costs for the 2019 session. Some outside scholarship funds are available. Please note that classes in any language may be cancelled due to insufficient enrollment. In the case of cancellation, applicants will be notified by May 11, but we will do our best to keep you updated on any potential cancellations before then.
|Housing and Food||$3,540*|
|Books and Supplies||$150|
*The range for housing and food is an estimate for the cost of renting a room in an apartment or house, renting a studio, or one-bedroom. Utilities and other housing expenses may not be included.
**All students attending the Institute are required to show proof of health insurance.
Contact us with any questions.