Spend Your Summer Learning a New Language
Berkeley Summer Sessions offers an extensive language program with 15 different languages from which to choose. Use the summer to fulfill a major requirement, brush up on a second language or introduce yourself to a whole new world. Our language courses range from introductory to advanced and are offered in multiple sessions to best fit your schedule. Learning a new language can open up academic and career opportunities for the rest of your life.
Enrollment is open to Berkeley students as well as visitors.
- Learn a new language
- Fulfill requirements
- Prepare for professional networking
- Open your world to new cultures
- Financial aid may be available
Intensive Foreign Language Courses
Summer Sessions offers a unique set of language courses designed for language immersion over a short period of time. These 8 to 10-week courses focus on vocabulary, writing and speaking. Our Intensive Language courses condense a year's worth of language content (10 units) into the shortened summer session.
2014 Language Courses