Sam Marrero (MAIPS ‘10) polishes his Arabic skills at the American Research Center in Cairo.
Orkhan Vahabov talks about how the ESL program prepared him for life as a International Policy graduate student at the Monterey Institute.
Indira Citra shares her journey from an ESL student at the Monterey Institute to a full-time nursing student in the United States.
The Monterey Institute of International Studies is pleased to announce up to 30 full fellowships, including tuition, room, board, and books, to attend Middlebury Language Schools, June – August 2010.
Lynn McDonald, former SILP Spanish student, returned to Chile after studying the language in Monterey and reconnected with old friends with a deeper level of understanding.
Language and intercultural communication are central to all degree programs at the Monterey Institute.
Language Shapes Our Culture
Language and intercultural communication lie at the very heart of the Monterey Institute's mission. To "be the solution" is to view language as a way to connect rather than a barrier, and to use it to facilitate dialogue between different peoples and cultures.
Since 1955, the Summer Intensive Language Program (SILP) at the Monterey Institute of International Studies has offered foreign language students an intensive and supportive environment that creates opportunities to gain a solid foundation or improve overall proficiency in a language.
About the Summer Intensive Language Program (SILP)
The Summer Intensive Language Program (SILP) provides an intensive language learning environment for motivated foreign language students. Our SILP instructors are highly committed and seek to instill in their students an appreciation of the target language and culture.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in joining us in 2015. Applications for 2015 will open in December.
Step 1: Apply Online
The online application is closed for 2014.
Applications for 2015 will open on December 1, 2014.
Step 2: Submit Academic Transcripts
All applicants must submit academic transcripts to complete their application packet.
Mail official transcripts to:
Summer Intensive Language Program - (language of study)
Monterey Institute of International Studies
460 Pierce Street
Monterey, CA 93940