Swahili is a language that unites between 30 and 50 million people in 10 East African countries. It is the official language of Kenya and Tanzania, and serves as the first language of roughly five million people. Swahili holds strategic importance for engagement across East Africa.

The Language Flagship sponsors a Swahili Flagship program at Indiana University, providing undergraduate students with pathways to professional-level proficiency in Swahili alongside the academic major of their choice. Read more below about the Swahili Flagship program and start your journey towards becoming a global professional today!


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