Language Flagships

The Language Flagship of the National Security Education Program in the U.S. Department of Defense is a national effort to change the way Americans learn languages. The Language Flagship offers language programs at U.S. colleges and universities for students to learn languages that are critical to U.S. national security and economic competitiveness. Designed as a network of programs, The Language Flagship seeks to graduate students who will take their place among the next generation of global professionals, commanding a Superior level of proficiency in one of many languages critical to U.S. competitiveness and security.

UW-MADISON LANGUAGE FLAGSHIP PROGRAMS

RUSSIAN FLAGSHIP PROGRAM

The University of Wisconsin Russian Flagship Program provides opportunities for highly motivated undergraduate students of any major to reach a professional level of competence (a Superior level of proficiency) by graduation.

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FLAGSHIP LANGUAGE INITIATIVES

UW-Madison is home to three Language Flagship Initiatives for students from around the country who receive a Boren Scholarship or Fellowship to study Hindi, Indonesian, Thai, Turkish, Urdu, or Vietnamese at UW-Madison and overseas.