2016 Summer Institute for Languages of the Muslim World

Welcome to SILMW 2016! We are very happy to welcome you to a summer of language learning and cultural experience! SILMW provides a unique opportunity to explore the languages and cultures of the Muslim World while interacting with experts on the region. In addition to classroom instruction, SILMW offers a variety of co-curricular learning activities designed to enhance and enrich the language learning process, provide additional channels for language contact, and expose students to the traditions of the communities of the Muslim World.

SILMW 2016 Registration

Registration for SILMW courses will commence in the Spring semester. UIUC students register online, using univiersity registrar portal.

All other perspective students: please visit our application guidelines page.

Program Registration deadline: APRIL 30, 2016

SILMW courses open conditional on sufficient enrollment.

Standard Arabic Intensive Course for High School Students

In Summer 2016, SILMW will offer a 2-week intensive course in Elementary Arabic for highschool students. High school program dates: June 12, 2016 - June 25, 2016.

Students will earn 2 college credit hours. Learn more about the program and submit an application using SILMW high school program website.

SILMW 2016 Program Orientation will be held on June 13, at 9 am, at Lincoln Hall Room 1065