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Take the Language Pledge® and dramatically improve your proficiency, in just one summer.

Seeking an advanced degree?*
Students sign the French Language Pledge for the summer.

HOW IT WORKS

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 a master’s degree, our time-tested programs offer a range of options and opportunities. 

PROGRAM OPTIONS

Language Pledge®

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 LANGUAGE PLEDGE

Live in Language

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

A Rewarding and Rigorous Environment

1500 Students aged 18–80+
15% Beginning language learners
$7000000 Financial aid and scholarships each year
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Vermont

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.