University of Maryland, College Park
The Persian Flagship Program at the University of Maryland, College Park offers a state-of-the-art language education curriculum. A variety of small size language courses, content-based instruction in sheltered courses, and content area courses on Iranian media, cinema, politics, culture, and history are offered. Students benefit from a multitude of Persian cultural events, film festivals, lectures and academic conferences that regularly take place at UMD or are organized by the sizable Iranian-American community in the greater Washington DC area. Maryland’s close proximity to DC also provides students with the option of pursuing internships with private or public organizations, enabling them to use their Persian in a diverse number of career settings.
Persian Flagship Undergraduate Program
The Persian Flagship Undergraduate Program is open to any degree-seeking student at the University of Maryland who is willing to make a serious, long-term commitment to learning Persian. The program provides a unique opportunity for students to attain professional level language proficiency (ILR 3 and above), sufficient to study or work in the language, while pursuing an undergraduate major of their choosing. The Undergraduate Program does not require study of Persian prior to arriving at UMD, however, heritage learners of Persian are welcome and encouraged to apply.
Undergraduate flagship students benefit from:
For more information, contact the Persian Flagship Program at UMD at:
Persian Flagship Program