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The Summer Intensive Portuguese Institute(SIPI) is a special eight-week course designed for people wishing to study beginning Brazilian Portuguese intensively.

SIPI 2021 will be virtual and synchronous. It will take place during the UW-Madison eight-week summer session, June 14th to August 6th. Instruction is five days a week, four hours a day: 8:55-11:25am and 1-3:30pm (Central). Learn more about the 2021 program.

SIPI is one of six WISLI institutes. It is sponsored by the Latin American, Caribbean and Iberian Studies Program (LACIS) – a Title VI National Resources Center- and the Department of Spanish & Portuguese at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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