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Institute for EUROpean Studies

 

EU Languages offered at IU

Most languages spoken in EU member states are taught at IU
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Indiana University offers one of the broadest ranges of European languages in the United States, regularly offering 17 of the 23 European Union’s official languages, all official languages of the three candidate countries, and other languages spoken by minorities in the EU. The list of languages below is designed to guide you to the department or program that offers these languages at IU.

Official EU Languages:

Croatian
Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, SWSEEL
Czech
Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, SWSEEL
Dutch
Department of Germanic Studies, SDI
Estonian
Department of Central Eurasian Studies, BALSSI
Finnish
Department of Central Eurasian Studies
French
Department of French and Italian
German
Department of Germanic Studies
Greek (Modern)
Institute for European Studies, SWSEEL
Hungarian
Department of Central Eurasian Studies, SWSEEL
Italian
Department of French and Italian
Latvian
BALSSI Only
Lithuanian
BALSSI Only
Polish
Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, SWSEEL
Portuguese
Department of Spanish and Portuguese
Romanian
Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, SWSEEL
Slovene
SWSEEL Only
Spanish
Department of Spanish and Portuguese
Swedish
Independent Study with Dr. Gergana May
Official Languages of Candidate States:
Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian
Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, SWSEEL
Icelandic (Modern)
Independent Study with Dr. Rex Sprouse
Macedonian
SWSEEL Only
Turkish
Department of Central Eurasian Studies
European Free Trade Area (EFTA):
Norwegian
Department of Germanic Studies
Other Languages Spoken by Minorities in the EU:
Albanian
SWSEEL Only
Catalan
Department of Spanish and Portuguese
Russian
Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, SWSEEL
Ukrainian
Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, SWSEEL
Welsh
Independent Study with Dr. Kevin Rottet
Yiddish
Department of Germanic Studies, SWSEEL

In addition to language courses during the fall and spring semesters, IU offers many intensive summer language classes. IU annually sponsors the Summer Workshop in Slavic, East European and Central Asian Languages (SWSEEL), and regularly hosts the Baltic Studies Summer Institute (BALSSI), and the Summer Dutch Institute (SDI). The exact list of languages offered at these summer institutes changes yearly, as do the locations for BALSSI and SDI. Please check their websites for more information.

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