Summer Language Immersion Program

French / German / Spanish

8-Week Summer Language Immersion Program

  • Learn a language from Zero to Intermediate level, that’s four semesters worth of regular language courses.
  • Fast-track your Language Requirement
  • Start your language major earlier

For students of all ages: If you are in your final high school year, in college, mid-career, or retired, everyone is welcome!

May 24 to July 16, 2021

Monday through Friday 10am-3pm

  • 4 hours of hands-on learning per day with a lunch break
  • Monday through Friday 10:00am-3pm, lunch break 12pm-1pm
  • Fully Online
  • No homework
  • No book purchase required


  • No previous knowledge of French/German/Spanish
  • Desire to learn the language in a near-immersion setting
  • Motivation to work hard on your speaking, listening, writing and reading skills
  • Openness to other people in class and to the French/German/Spanish-speaking cultures

How to become part of this amazing experience:

  • Register for French 105, German 105, or Spanish 105 for the first summer session and French 205, German 205, or Spanish 205 for the second summer session.
  • Students with previous knowledge can join the existing course after four weeks. Students can leave after the first four weeks with a grade for the 105 course.

Click here to see the brochure.

UMW students:

  • Register for credit through Banner

High School students and Incoming Freshmen:

  • Fill out the form here

Everyone else:

  • Please use the instructions here