All summer Language Institute programs will be held virtually, with the exception of the STARTALK Arabic Academy, which has been rescheduled to summer 2021. For questions about cancellations, program changes, or virtual delivery due to the coronavirus pandemic, please contact us at For the latest Penn State updates and information, visit:

Arabic Academy

The STARTALK Arabic Academy will not be held this summer. Please join us in summer 2021.

STARTALK Arabic Academy offers an intensive summer program for highly motivated students in college and high school who wish to gain introductory knowledge of the Arabic language, and a federally funded professional development program for current and prospective teachers of Arabic in middle school, high school, and college and university environments.