University of North Georgia – Federal Service Language Academy: Accepting Applications from Students!

UNGThe University of North Georgia (UNG) will host the 7th summer language academy for high school rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors in June and July 2017. The Federal Service Language Academy (FSLA) is a three-week residential program for students interested in an immersive intensive language experience, fitness, and exploring international-related careers with the federal government. Last year around 60 students from over 15 US states and one foreign countries successfully completed FSLA.

During the two three-week sessions (Session I: June 11-30; Session II: July 09-28), students will be immersed in intensive language instruction in First-Year Arabic, Chinese, Russian, German, Korean, Portuguese, Japanese or Second-Year Arabic, Chinese, Russian, German, Korean, Japanese, and Portuguese from highly qualified teachers, participate in a daily fitness program, receive career counseling from federal agency representatives (possible agencies include the CIA, DEA, FBI, NSA, Department of State, Homeland Security, the Peace Corps and US Armed Forces), and possibly receive high school credit for successful completion of the academy.

New this year are the addition of FSLA Germany 2017 in Berlin and FSLA France 2017 in Angers, a three-week (July 01-22) language immersion experience. These programs will feature intensive language instruction, cultural excursions, and home stay arrangements with German or French families. This is a Dual Enrollment program with both high school and university German or French credit.  Accepted students must be admitted to UNG. Please see the FSLA website for further details.

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