How to Apply

Take the first steps toward professional-level Arabic proficiency

The Arabic Flagship Program is an undergraduate program at IU Bloomington that cultivates professional proficiency in Arabic and prepares you for career possibilities that span continents. It is designed for students who wish to achieve fluency in Arabic while pursuing a degree in their chosen field.

By joining the Arabic Flagship, you gain support from Flagship's network of students, staff, and faculty. You will have access to extracurricular activities, weekly one-on-one tutoring, conversation hours, career prep, and study abroad opportunities with your peers. In this program you will become proficient in two dialects of Arabic and become a global professional.

How to apply

If the Arabic Flagship is right for you, the first step in joining is completing the online application form. You’ll need to submit a letter of recommendation, preferably from a language teacher. This can be emailed to The last step in the process is to complete an interview with a Flagship administrator. The fall admission deadline is August 1 and the spring admission deadline is December 1.

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