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The Language Flagship

The Language Flagship is a national effort to change the way Americans learn languages. Flagship funds a number of institutions including Arizona State University (ASU) to offer language programs in critical languages for undergraduate students such as Arabic, Chinese, Hindi, Korean, Persian, Portuguese, Russian, Swahili, Turkish, and Urdu. 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.

The Language Flagship is a public/private partnership sponsored by the National Security Education Program (NSEP) of the Department of Defense and administrated by the Institute of International Education (IIE). The content of this website does not necessarily reflect the position or policy of the Government or IIE and no official Government or IIE endorsement should be inferred.