Languages and Cultures

At a glance

What: High-quality language and culture instruction in many world languages for conversation, travel, or business

Who: Taught by trained and experienced language instructors from UW-Madison

Certification: Programs meet multiple requirements and standards for continuing education

Contacts
Julie Dahl, jdahl@dcs.wisc.edu, 608‑262‑5929
Sage Goellner, sgoellner@dcs.wisc.edu, 608‑262‑4873


Upcoming classes
(Click class title for details and to register)
F, Dec 12, 4-5:30pm  •  $20
TTh, Feb 10-Mar 19, 10-11:30am  •  $225
TTh, Apr 7-May 14, 10-11:30am  •  $225
M, Jan 26-Feb 23, 5:30-7pm  •  $120
MW, Mar 16-Apr 29, 6-7:30pm, no class Mar 30 and Apr 1  •  $380
Sa, Feb 14, Mar 7, 28, 9:30-11:30am  •  $95
Sa, Apr 18; May 9, 30; 9:30-11:30am  •  $95
M, Mar 30, 6-9pm  •  $85; $35 for guest
W, Jan 21-Apr 8, 5:30-7pm (no class Apr 1)  •  $155
W, Mar 4-May 6, 5-7pm (no class Apr 1)  •  $170
Sa, Apr 11-25, 9am-2pm  •  $225
M, Jan 26-Mar 23, 6:30-8pm  •  $130
Th, Jan 22-Mar 19, 6:30-8pm  •  $130
MTh, Jan 26-Feb 23, 6-7:30 pm  •  $130
MTh, Feb 26-Mar 26, 6-7:30pm  •  $130
MTh, Apr 9-May 7, 6-7:30pm  •  $130
T, Feb 17-Apr 21, 5:30-7pm (no class Mar 31)  •  $130
T, Jan 27-Mar 31, 6:30-8pm  •  $75
Th, Jan 29-Mar 26, 6-7:30pm  •  $130
T, Jan 27-Mar 24, 5:30-7pm  •  $130
Sa, Apr 11-25, 9am-2pm  •  $225
W, Jan 21-Feb 18, 6-7:30pm  •  $85
Th, Feb 5-Mar 5, 8-9:30am  •  $85
Sa, Mar 7-21, 9am-2pm  •  $225
W, Feb 25-May 13, 6-7:30pm (no class Apr 1)  •  $155
Th, Mar 12-May 28, 8-9:30am (no class Apr 2)  •  $155
W, Feb 18-Apr 22, 7:30-9pm (no class Apr 1)  •  $130
Sa, Nov 1-15, 9am-2pm  •  $225
Sa, Apr 11-25, 9am-2pm  •  $225
W, Feb 18-Apr 22, 5:30-7pm (no class Apr 1)  •  $130
Sa, Mar 7-21, 9am-2pm  •  $225
W, Feb 18-Apr 22, 5:30-7pm (no class Apr 1)  •  $130
T, Feb 17-Apr 21, 6-7:30pm (no class Mar 31)  •  $130
W, Feb 18-Apr 22, 7:15-8:45pm (no class Apr 1)  •  $130
Sa, Nov 1-15, 9am-2pm  •  $225
F, Nov 7-Dec 12, 4-5:30pm (no class Nov 28)  •  $130
F, Apr 17-May 15, 4-5:30pm  •  $130
Th, Nov 20, 1:30-3:45pm  •  $45
Th, Apr 23, 1:30-3:45pm  •  $45
Online classes
Starts Mar 2  •  Certificate program (both courses): 8.0 CEUs, $690 | Group rate (2 or more): $640 | Spanish 1 only: 4.0 CEUs, $425 | Spanish 2 only: 4.0 CEUs, $355
Start anytime, complete within 1 year  •  $145
Featured programs
Online anytime
Get the language skills and cultural knowledge you need to conduct business successfully in Spain and Latin America.
 
Helping adult learners increase their knowledge of English and improve their ability to use English.
A creative and fun way to improve French language skills and make new friends. Held every summer.
Learn how to read German-language texts at an advanced level. Credit, noncredit, and Independent Learning classes available.
Reading knowledge exams for graduate students

Click here to view a complete list of Continuing Studies Languages programs.