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Baltic Summer Institute

CEES will co-sponsor again Baltic Summer Language Institute in 2005 at Indiana University

By Vera Wheeler

CEES is part of the Baltic Studies Summer Institute Consortium (BALSSI) together with 10 other universities. Baltic Studies Summer Institute Consortium: BALSSI is sponsored by a consortium of ten American universities: University of California-Los Angeles; Harvard University; the University of Illinois (two area studies centers at Urbana: REEC and EU Center; and at UI-Chicago); two area studies centers at Indiana University: REEI and IAUNRC; the University of Iowa; the University of Michigan; the University of Texas; the University of Washington and the University of Wisconsin.

In Summer 2005 following languages will be offered at Indiana University:

First and second year Estonian
First year Latvian
First year Lithuanian
Baltic Cultures

The Baltic Studies Summer Institute (BALSSI), which will be held in the Summer of 2005 and 2006 at Indiana University as part of the Summer Workshop in Slavic, East European and Central Asian Languages, announces the opportunity for students and scholars to increase their knowledge and understanding of the language, history and culture of the Baltic States. In addition to the three languages, the program also offers an afternoon Baltic Cultures course.

Eight hours of credit are granted for first-year courses to undergraduates and 6 hours to graduates. Second-year Estonian grants 6 hours of credit to both graduates and undergraduates. The Baltic Cultures course grants 3 hours of credit to both graduates and undergraduates. Tuition is $212.70 per credit hour. Evening films and a lecture series are included as part of this program.

Students should complete the online SWSEEL application.

Application deadline for Fellowships is April 1, 2005. Thereafter, rolling admissions.

Center for European and Eurasian Studies