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Balkan Language Initiative

American Councils for International Education: ACTR/ACCELS
Outbound Communications Officer
1828 L Street, NW
Suite 1200
Washington, DC  20036
Phone: (202) 833-7522
Fax: (202) 833-7523
E-Mail:
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Europe: Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina: Sarajevo, Bulgaria: Sofia, Macedonia: Skopje, Montenegro, Serbia


Host Inst.: 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

Eligibility:
Level: Sophs, Jrs, Srs, Grads, Adults, Teachers, Professionals
Requires: 2.70 GPA, previous study in field, 2 semesters of host country language or related language
Age Min: 18

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

Cost:
Overall Program Costs: Contact sponsor
Cost Include: airport pickup, airport transfers, cultural activities, excursions, health insurance, housing included, lang courses, most meals, orient, support svcs, tuition, visa
Nonrefundable fee
Cost Range: Contact sponsor for pgm costs

Instruction:
Instruction Language: Bulgarian, Macedonian, Serbian, Serbo-Croatian
Format: Independent study format, Lang study, Lecture, Seminar, Study tour, Tutorial
Students: US

Housing:
Housing Arrangement: Arr by pgm
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, pgm 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