Balkan Language Initiative

Outbound Communications Officer
1828 L Street, NW
Suite 1200
Washington, DC  20036
Phone: (202) 833-7522
Fax: (202) 833-7523


Europe: Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina: Sarajevo, Bulgaria: Sofia, Macedonia: Skopje, Montenegro, Serbia

Host Institution: various

Dates: Late Aug to mid-Dec, mid-Jan to mid-May; mid-Jun to mid-Aug

Subject: Albanian Language, Area Studies, Balkan Studies, Bulgarian Language, History, Languages, Macedonian Language, Serbian Language, Serbo-Croatian Language

Level: Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, Graduates, Adults, Teachers, Professionals
Requires: 2.70 GPA, previous study in field, 2 semesters of host country language or related language
Age Min: 18

Undergrad Credit: Available
Undergrad: 16 for full sem, 8 for summer
Grad Credit: Available
Grad: 15 for full sem, 10 for summer
Transfer Credit Through: Bryn Mawr College
Document Awarded: Transcript

Overall Program Costs: Contact sponsor
Cost Include: Airport Pickup, Airport Transfers, Cultural Activities, Excursions, Health Insurance, Housing Included, Language Courses, Most Meals, Orient, Support Services, Tuition, Visa
Nonrefundable fee
Cost Range: Contact Sponsor For Program Costs

Instruction Language: Bulgarian, Macedonian, Serbian, Serbo-Croatian
Format: Independent Study Format, Language Study, Lecture, Seminar, Study Tour, Tutorial
Students: US

Housing Arrangement: Arranged By Program
Housing Type: Homestays

Deadline: Mar 15 for fall/acad yr; Oct 15 for spring; Feb 15 for summer

Other Info:
Year Program Began: 2011
Orientation Location: In US & Abroad
Orientation Description: pre-departure & in-country
Activities: Cultural Events Activity, Excursions Activity, Field Trips Activity, Program Travel Activity
Misc: Intensive Balkans language instruction. Special funding through US State Department's Title VIII Fellowship available!
Financial Aid: Scholarships
May Contact Former Participant