Latin American, Caribbean and Iberian Studies Program

2017 Summer Intensive Portuguese


The Latin American, Caribbean & Iberian Studies Program (LACIS) at the University of Wisconsin-Institute:


This special eight-week course is designed for people wishing to intensively study beginning Brazilian Portuguese. Graduate students, faculty and other researchers, and advanced undergraduates who need to develop communication skills and reading knowledge for research will find this special Institute particularly useful. The next Institute will take place during the summer of 2017 (June 19th-August 13th, 2017). Instruction is five days a week, four hours a day, and the course (listed as Portuguese 301-302) carries eight (8) semester hours of credit.

The institute will be directed and taught by Professor                      who will be assisted by a lecturer or teaching assistant. Knowledge of Spanish is required (2-3 years equivalency). A limited number of Title VI FLAS Fellowships are available to graduate students in conjunction with the Institute.



Applications for the Institute are due no later than May 8th, 2015. Application forms and details are available from the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, 1018 Van Hise, 1220 Linden Drive, UW-Madison, WI 53706-1523, 608-262-2093, Please print the application, mail it to the address above, addressed to                     , or email to               . Doctoral students at CIC Universities may enroll in the Institute via the CIC Traveling Scholar Program. Obtain details from the graduate school office of the dean at CIC Universities.

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