Submit your application to study with the Center for World Languages.

Through the Center’s innovative programs, students have the opportunity to study languages not currently offered as classroom courses at any of the Five Colleges. We admit highly motivated students with a record of past success in language learning and demonstrated readiness to undertake independent work. We look forward to meeting you!

How to Apply

  1. Review the program FAQ.
  2. Complete the application. 
  3. Schedule an intake interview using the link provided after application submission. If you do not promptly receive an email, check your spam folder or contact

Application deadline for Fall 2024: Wednesday, September 4. Note that some languages have limited capacity and may close early.


What language(s) do you speak at home? In what language(s) did you receive your formal education? What other language courses have you taken previously?
Why are you interested in this language? Have you had any other experience with the language or its culture(s)—for example, through coursework, time abroad, exposure at home, etc.?
Our courses require a significant and regular time commitment, as well as self-discipline. What are your other commitments this semester (classes, extracurriculars, work, etc.)? How will you make time for your language study? What makes you a good candidate for self-directed learning?

Contact Us

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Center for World Languages Staff