Friday, February 28, 2014

Swahili Flagship Program

Swahili Flagship program is a language program offered through the linguistics department designed to give undergraduate students a professional-level language proficiency in Swahili.

The program is open to all majors at IU.


Flagship students are required to take a summer and academic year study abroad in Zanzibar during their course of study at IU. The study abroad component is a cultural and language immersion that prepares students to achieve language proficiency and cultural understanding. Academic year program combines direct admit classes at the State University of Zanzibar and internship with local and international organizations in Zanzibar.


Funding is available for overseas programs and domestic intermediate S201/202 summer program.


Students wishing to join the Flagship program should enroll in:


·      Intensive Swahili S101/102 class at the IU Summer Language Workshop (June 9 - August 1, 2014).




·      Elementary Swahili class S101 and S102 in the fall and spring semester of 2014 -15 respectively.


Swahili Flagship Center is accepting applications for academic year 2014-15. Please contact us for more information.


See for more information and to apply.


Questions? Please contact or 812-855-3411