How to Apply

Take the first steps toward professional-level Arabic proficiency

The Arabic Flagship Program is an undergraduate program at IU Bloomington that prepares you for Superior level Arabic proficiency and 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 Arabic Flagship, you gain the support of the Flagship's students, staff, and faculty. You will have access to extracurricular activities, weekly one-on-one tutoring and 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 citizen.

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.

Apply to the Arabic Flagship Program Submit a letter of recommendation

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