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SIPI 2024 Application now open!

Apply now.

SIPI 2024 Application now open!

Apply now.

SIPI 2024 Application now open!

Apply now.

SIPI 2024

The Summer Intensive Portuguese Institute (SIPI) is a special eight-week course designed for people wishing to study beginning Brazilian Portuguese intensively. Students should have at least 2-3 years’ experience in Spanish or another Romance language.

SIPI is one of six WISLI institutes. It is sponsored by the Language Program Office; the Latin American, Caribbean and Iberian Studies Program (LACIS), a Title VI National Resource Center; Institute for Regional and International Studies National Resource Center (IRIS NRC); and the Department of Spanish & Portuguese at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.


The priority application for SIPI 2024 is March 15th. Apply today!

If you missed the priority deadline, please reach out to us through our email (sipi@lpo.wisc.edu) to see if there is space on the wait list before applying.

Note: If you are a minor, you must be a Junior or Senior in high school to apply! See our Minor Policy for more details and requirements.