Since 1915, Middlebury Language Schools has been one of the nation’s preeminent language learning programs. Whether you’re a beginning language learner or working toward an advanced degree, our time-tested programs offer a range of options and opportunities.Find Your Program
Take the Language Pledge® and dramatically improve your proficiency, in just one summer.
Are You Ready?
Summer 2020 Online
While we will not be hosting students on campus for the first time since the Language Schools opened in 1915, we are committed to providing a rigorous and enriching academic experience online.
Read more about Summer 2020, including specific details about your language of interest.
How It Works
When you take the Pledge, you commit to communicating only in language for the duration of your program. In a community of motivated learners and supportive faculty, you’ll live, play, and learn in a 24/7 immersion environment.Discover the Pledge
In our classes we offer a wide range of levels, from beginner through graduate, designed to challenge you and fit your needs as a language learner. Outside of class, you will put your language skills to work, participating in an array of cocurricular activities.Experience the Language Schools
In Their Own Words
Portuguese Immersion Program
German Immersion Program
Italian Graduate Program
Japanese Immersion Program
Hebrew Graduate Program
Chinese Graduate Program
Hebrew Immersion Program
Chinese Immersion Program
Spanish Graduate Program
Korean Immersion Program
German Graduate Program
Russian Immersion Program
French Immersion Program
A Rewarding and Rigorous Environment
Our Vermont campuses provide open space, rural beauty, and top-notch facilities that embody a focused and productive setting. Graduate students have the option to continue their studies abroad.
Funding Your Language Schools Education
Thanks to the support of generous donors—including Language Schools alumni—and Middlebury’s commitment to providing an opportunity for as many students as possible, we are pleased to offer funding for immersion students and funding for graduate students.