Language Programs

Southeast Asian Language Instruction

The instruction in Southeast Asian languages at the University of Michigan focuses on four major languages that are taught each term in the Department of Asian Languages and Cultures. Non-heritage and heritage students, graduate and undergraduate students are all welcome to enroll in these Southeast Asian languages.





Language Resources

Language Resource Center

The Language Resource Center serves, supports and promotes the study and instruction of foreign languages, cultures, and literatures at all levels within the University of Michigan community, providing leadership and excellence in the application, creation, and dissemination of innovations with respect to information, technology, media, and materials for all University individuals who utilize foreign languages in their studies, teaching, or research.

Indonesia Inquiry: A Resource Portal on Indonesia

Summer Language Programs

The Southeast Asian Summer Studies Institute, a consortium based at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, offers instructions in all levels and most Southeast Asian Languages. 

Southeast Asian Studies Summer Institute (SEASSI)

In addition, the University of Michigan's Summer Language Institute offers summer instruction on the Ann Arbor campus in languages useful to studying Southeast Asia, including Arabic, Chinese, Dutch, French, Japanese, Portuguese, and Spanish.

Below are programs for individual languages.  

Filipino Abroad

for advanced learners

Consortium for the Teaching of Indonesian

Intensive program based in Salatiga, Java.

Advanced Study of Khmer

Intensive 8-week program

Center for Khmer Studies

Program focused on beginner learners

Advanced Study of Thai

Intensive 8-week program

Vietnamese Advanced Summer Institute

Intensive 8-week course

Summer Study Abroad in Laos

One-month intensive language program