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Arabic
Country​ Program/City Terms  Levels  Language
Pre-Reqs
Language
GPA
Comments
Jordan Advanced Arabic Language, Amman
Fall
Spring
Year
​ Advanced  7 qtr/5 sem 3.3  
Jordan Middle East Studies, Amman
Fall
Spring 
Beginning
Intermediate
Advanced
None Modern Standard Arabic and colloquial Jordanian Arabic are required.
Morocco Arabic Language & Culture, Rabat * Fall
​Beginning
Intermediate
Advanced
1 year 1 year of French acceptable in lieu of Arabic ​
Chinese
Country Program/City Terms Levels Language
Pre-Reqs
Language
GPA
Comments
China Fudan University, Shanghai* Spring​
Beginning
Intermediate
Advanced​
None Language study optional
China Global & International Studies, Fudan University, Shanghai* Fall
Beginning
Intermediate
Advanced​
None Language study optional
China International Summer School, Fudan University, Shanghai Summer
Beginning
Intermediate
Advanced
None Language study optional
China​ Language & Culture, Peking University, Beijing Fall​
Beginning
Intermediate
Advanced
None
China Summer Intensive Chinese, Peking University, Beijing Summer
Beginning
Intermediate
Advanced
None 
China Peking University, Beijing*
​Spring
Year
Beginning 
Intermediate
Advanced
None

Language study required

China Tsinghua University, Beijing* Spring
​Beginning
Intermediate
Advanced
None
Language study optional
Hong Kong Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), Shatin
Fall
Spring
Year
Beginning
Intermediate
Advanced
None
Language study optional. Mandarin and Cantonese courses available.
Hong Kong​ Hong Kong Univ. of Science & Technology, Kowloon
​Fall
Year
​Beginning
Intermediate
​None Language study optional. Mandarin and Cantonese courses available.​
Hong Kong Univ. of Hong Kong (HKU), Hong Kong Island
​Fall
Spring
Year
Beginning
Intermediate
Advanced
None Language study optional. Mandarin and Cantonese courses available.
Taiwan Language & Culture Summer Sessions, National Taiwan Normal Univ., Taipei Summer
​Beginning
Intermediate
Advanced
0 - 3 years Traditional characters 
Taiwan Language & Culture, National Taiwan Normal Univ., Taipei* Fall
Beginning
Intermediate
Advanced
0 - 3 years Traditional characters 
Taiwan National Taiwan Univ. (NTU), Taipei*
Fall
Spring
Year
​Beginning
Intermediate
Advanced
1 year  
Language study optional 
Traditional characters 
Czech
Country Program/City Terms Levels Language
Pre-Reqs
Language
GPA
Comments
Czech Republic Central European Studies, Prague *
Fall
Spring
Year
Beginning
Intermediate
Advanced
None  Language study optional during the semester.
Danish
Country Program/City Terms Levels Language
Pre-Reqs
Language
GPA
Comments
Denmark University of Copenhagen
Fall
Spring
Year
Beginning
Intermediate
Advanced
None  Language study required during ILP; optional during semester.
Dutch
Country Program/City Terms Levels Language
Pre-Reqs
Language
GPA 
Comments
Netherlands​ Leiden University College
Fall
Spring
Year​
Beginning​ None​ Language study optional during term. Beginning Dutch offered in Spring only, Elementary​ Dutch offered in Fall only. ​
​Netherlands University College Utrecht
Fall
Spring
Year​
Beginning​ ​None Language study optional during term. ​
​Netherlands University College Maastricht​
Fall
Spring
Year​
Beginning​ ​None Language study optional during term. Must be taken in addition to required courses. ​
French
Country Program/City Terms ​Levels Language
Pre-Reqs
Language
GPA 
Comments
Canada McGill University, Montreal
​Fall
Spring
Year
Beginning
Intermediate
Advanced
None  
France Only in Paris, UC Center Paris Fall
Beginning
Intermediate
Advanced​
0 - 4 qtr/3 sem Language study required alongside core courses in English.
France​ Language & Culture (Semi-Intensive), UC Center Paris Summer​ Beginning​ None
France Language & Culture, (Intensive) UC Center Paris Summer
Beginning
Intermediate
Advanced
0 - 5 qtr/3 sem
France​ Language & Culture, UC Center Paris Fall​
​Beginning
Intermediate
0 - 2 qtr/1 sem​
France Language & Culture, Univ. of Bordeaux
Fall
Spring
Intermediate
Advanced
1 year -
5 qtr/3 sem
2.5
France University of Bordeaux 
Fall
Spring Year
Beginning
Intermediate
Advanced
None 2.85 Language study required during the ILP and during the term.
France​ Studies in English in Lyon​
​Fall
Spring​
​Beginning
Intermediate
​0 - 5 qtr/3 sem ​Language study required
Senegal African & Development Studies, Dakar ** Fall
Beginning
Intermediate
Advanced​​
None Language study required
Switzerland​ Global & International Studies, University of Geneva Spring​
Intermediate
Advanced
​1 year ​Language study required
German
Country Program/City Terms Levels ​Language
Pre-Reqs
Language
GPA 
Comments
Germany European Studies, Free Univ. of Berlin (BEST)
Fall
Spring
Beginning
Intermediate
Advanced​
0 - 5 qtr/3 sem May choose intensive language track or non-intensive language track
Germany​ Engineering for Sustainability, Munich Univ. ​Summer​
​Beginning
Intermediate​
​None ​Language study required
Germany Free University Berlin
Fall
Spring
Year
​Intermediate 
Advanced
2 years 2.85 Language study required during the ILP, optional during the term. Summer and Winter Pre-ILPs offered to qualify students for the language prerequisite.
Germany Humboldt Univ. of Berlin
​Fall 
Spring
Year
​​​Advanced 2 years 2.85 Language study required during the ILP, optional during the term. Summer and Winter Pre-ILPs offered to qualify students for the language prerequisite. 
Germany International Summer School, Free Univ. Berlin Summer
Beginning
Intermediate
Advanced
None May choose intensive language track, non-intensive language track, or no language study.
Germany​ International Summer School, Technical Univ. Berlin Summer​ Beginning​ None Language study optional
Germany Technical Univ. Berlin
Fall
Spring
Year
​Advanced 2 years 2.85 Language study required during the ILP, optional during the term. Summer and Winter Pre-ILPs offered to qualify students for the language prerequisite
Hebrew
Country Program/City Terms Levels Language
Pre-Reqs
Language
GPA 
Comments
Israel The Hebrew Univ. of Jerusalem *
Fall
Spring
Year
​Beginning
Intermediate
Advanced
None  Language study required
Hungarian
Country Program/City Terms Levels Language
Pre-Reqs
Language
GPA 
Comments
Hungary Grand Budapest
Fall
Spring
Year
Beginning
Intermediate
Advanced
None  Language study optional during the semester.
Italian
Country Program/City Terms  Levels  Language
Pre-Reqs
Language
GPA 
Comments
Italy Made in Italy, UC Center Florence (Quarter)
​Summer
Winter
Beginning
Intermediate​
0 - 1 year Language study optional
Italy​ Made in Italy, UC Center Florence (Semester)​
Fall
Spring​
​Beginning
Intermediate​
​0 - 1 year Language study optional
Italy All Roads Lead to Rome ​Fall Beginning
Intermediate​​​
0 - 5 qtr/3 sem Language study required
Italy​ University of Bologna​
Fall
Spring
Year
Beginning
Intermediate
Advanced
​None 2.85​
Language study required during the ILP.
Language study may be required during the semester. 
​Italy Business & Economics, University of Commerce, Luigi Bocconi
​Fall
Spring
Year
Beginning
Intermediate
Advanced​
​None Language study required during the ILP. Language study optional during the term.
Japanese
Country Program/City ​​Terms Levels​ ​Language
Pre-Reqs
Language
GPA 
Comments
Japan Beginning Japanese, Osaka Univ.   Summer ​Beginning 0 - 2 qtr/1 sem Intensive language study
Japan Engineering & Science in English, Tohoku Univ., Sendai *
​Spring
Year
​​Beginning
Intermediate
Advanced
None  Language study optional
Japan Global & International Studies, Meiji Gakuin Univ., Yokohama *
​Fall
Spring
Beginning
Intermediate
Advanced​
None Language study optional
Japan International Christian Univ., Tokyo *
Fall
Spring
Year
​Beginning
Intermediate
Advanced
None
Language study optional
Japan Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo *
Spring
Year
​Intermediate
Advanced 
1 year  3 Language study required each term
Japan Keio University, Tokyo * Year
Beginning
Intermediate
Advanced
1 year 3 Language study required each term
Japan Osaka University * ​Year 
Intermediate
Advanced​​
3 years 3 Language study required each term
Japan Waseda University, Tokyo * Year
Beginning
Intermediate
Advanced 
1 year 3 Language study required each term
Japan Language & Culture, Doshisha Univ., Kyoto * ​Spring
Beginning
Intermediate
Advanced​​
None  Intensive language study
Japan​ Language & Culture, International Christian University, Tokyo ​Summer​
Intermediate
Advanced
2 qtr/1 sem​ 3 Intensive language study
Korean
Country Program/City ​Terms  Levels​ Language
Pre-Reqs
Language
GPA 
Comments
Korea International Summer School, Yonsei, Seoul Summer
Beginning
Intermediate
Advanced
None
Language study optional
Korea Yonsei Univ., Seoul *
Fall
Spring
Year
​Beginning
Intermediate
Advanced
None Language study required each term
Norwegian
Country Program/City Terms ​Levels  Language
Pre-Reqs
Language
GPA 
Comments
Norway International Summer School, University of Oslo ​Summer
Beginning
Intermediate
Advanced​​
None  Language study optional
Norway​ University of Oslo​
Fall
Spring
Year​
Beginning
Intermediate
Advanced
None Language study optional
Portuguese
Country Program/City Terms Levels ​Language
Pre-Reqs
Language
GPA
Comments
Brazil Pontifical Catholic Univ. of Rio de Janeiro (PUC) *
​ Fall
Spring
Year
Beginning
Intermediate
Advanced​
1 year 2.75
6 qtr/4 sem Spanish also acceptable to qualify for Portuguese coursework; no pre-reqs for students who wish to study beginning Portuguese; other . Portuguese during ILP and required during semester unless student places out. instruction in English
 
Year program starts in spring.
Brazil​ Summer Seminar and Language, Pontifical Catholic Univ. of Rio de Janeiro​ Summer​ Beginning​​ None
Russian
Country Program/City Terms  Levels  Language
Pre-Reqs
Language
GPA 
Comments
Russia Russian Area Studies, St. Petersburg *
Fall
Spring
Beginning
Intermediate
0 - 5 qtr/3 sem One quarter/semester of Russian is strongly recommended
Language study required.
Russia Russian Language, St. Petersburg *
Fall
Spring
Year 
Advanced 2 years 2.75
Russia Summer Russian Language, St. Petersburg Summer
​Beginning
Intermediate
Advanced
None 2.75
Spanish
Country Program/City ​ Terms​ ​Levels ​Language
Pre-Reqs
Language
GPA 
Comments
Argentina Spanish Intensive Language, Torcuato Di Tella University, Buenos Aires*
Fall
Spring
Beginning
Intermediate​
0 - 1 year 2.5
Argentina Latin American Studies, National Univ. of Tres de Febrero, Buenos Aires Summer ​​Beginning None May take one language course alongside other coursework. Geared toward beginning students
Chile University of Chile, Santiago **
Fall
Spring
Year
Advanced 2 years 2.85 Year program starts in spring.
Mexico National Autonomous Univ. of Mexico,
Mexico City **
Fall
Spring
Year
​Advanced 2 years 2.85
Spain Carlos III University, Madrid
​Fall
Spring
Year
Advanced​​ 7 qtr/5 sem  Spanish possible through Hispanic Studies (1 course permitted) or humanities mini-cursos
Spain Complutense Univ. of Madrid ​Fall Advanced​ 5 qtr/3 sem 2.85 Language study required during ILP; optional during semester.
Spain​ Contemporary Spain, UC Center Madrid ​Fall​
​​Beginning
Intermediate
0 - 5 qtr/3 sem​
​Spain Exploring Andalucia, University of Cordoba​ Spring​​ Advanced​​ 5 qtr/3 sem​ 2.5​
Spain​ Intensive Spanish Language, Univ. of Cadiz Summer​ Advanced​ 5 qtr/3 sem​ ​2.85
Spain Language & Culture, UC Center Madrid Summer​ Beginning​​ 0 - 1 year 2
Spain Language & Culture, Univ. of Cordoba
Fall
Spring​
Intermediate 1 year - 5 qtr/3 sem 2.5
Spain Univ. of Barcelona
Spring
Year 
 Advanced 5 qtr/3 sem 2.85 Spanish literature courses offered as advanced Spanish
Spain Univ. of Granada
Fall
Year
Advanced​ 5 qtr/3 sem 2.85 Spanish literature courses offered as advanced Spanish
Swedish
Country Program/City Terms Levels ​Language
Pre-Reqs
Language
GPA 
Comments
Sweden Lund University
​Fall
Spring
Year
Beginning
Intermediate
Advanced​​
None Language study required during ILP, optional during semester 
Thai
Country Program/City Terms Levels Language
Pre-Reqs
Language
GPA 
Comments
Thailand Interdiscip​linary Thai Studies, Thammasat Univ., Bangkok Summer Beginning None  Survival Thai language & culture course required.
Thailand​ Public Health, Thammasat Univ., Bangkok Summer​​​ Beginning​ None Survival Thai language & culture course required.​
Thailand Thammasat Univ., Bangkok *
Fall
Spring
Year
Beginning
Intermediate
None Language study required
 

* Indicates eligibility for Boren scholarships

** Indicates Boren eligibility where a student is enrolled in either: advanced language courses and coursework in the language of study OR intermediate language courses where students are a STEM major.

Most languages are available for FLAS funding, depending on selection of programs and approval by individual campuses.