Explore different cultures and ways of thinking as you learn a world language. Gain skills for conversation, travel, or business in classes that fit your schedule, whether in-person or online.
At a Glance
What: Friendly, welcoming classes taught by leading language experts from UW-Madison and across the region.
Who: Any adult who wants to learn a new language or improve their current language skills.
How: In-person classes on weekdays, evenings, and weekends, or online classes from anywhere in the world.
When: We offer French, Italian, and Spanish classes year-round. Chinese, German, Korean, Portuguese, and Swedish are usually offered twice a year.
Questions? Contact Christopher Moore at firstname.lastname@example.org or 608‑262‑7389.
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Certificate and Specialty Training Programs
Business Spanish Certificate Program
In six months, greatly improve your Spanish language skills and gain the cultural knowledge you need to conduct business successfully in Spain and Latin America.
Reading and Translation Courses
Learn French, German, Italian, or Spanish through effective online study that provides a solid foundation in the language while helping you prepare for a translation exam.