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Summer Language Program

Looking for an intensive language program this summer?

Ohio University will be offering Akan, Setswana, Swahili and Wolof this summer!


Program dates: June 26- August 11, 2017



This intensive summer African languages program will allow students will earn course credit equivalent to one academic year of instruction. Classes will meet 5 hours a day, Monday through Friday, and are taught by native speakers of the respective languages.

Course Offerings

  • Akan
  • Swahili
  • Wolof


Ohio University Students can register for the intensive language program through the normal way of registration.

NON OHIO students will need to apply to OHIO as Non- Degree seeking applicants. Graduate students will need to complete a  Non-Degree application  in order to register for classes. The program code is ND 4206.

The same tuition fees apply for NON-Ohio students as for Ohio students. Please also send email Bose Maposa (maposa@ohio.edu) when applying.

A full list of the 2016-2017  Athens Campus Tuition Fees is available here.

Tuition and Fees

Students will need to register for 8 credit hours to receive full credit. See below the resident fees for OHIO residents.


Instructional fee

General fee

OHIO Resident Total












A full list of the 2016-2017  Athens Campus Tuition Fees is available here.


Other related costs

Application fee
Health insurance
Parking on campus
Arriving and Living in Athens

Getting to Athens

Ohio University is located in Athens, Ohio at the edge of the Hocking Hills. The nearest airport is Columbus International Airport in Columbus, Ohio. From Columbus you can rent a car or make arrangements with Athens Airport Shuttle to Athens. Athens is approximately 90 miles southeast of Columbus, Ohio on Route 33. You will be responsible for securing your own transportation to and from Athens and arranging for your won accommodations. We will however circulate a list of students looking for housing.

Go Bus

The company runs buses three times daily from Columbus Airport to Athens. If possible, schedule your arrival in Columbus around the 2 departure times of the Go Bus. The ticket is $11.00.

From Port Columbus Airport to Athens
6:35 a.m, 10:00 a.m. and 3:20 p.m.

From Athens to Port Columbus Airport
5:15 a.m., 12:20 p.m. and 5:40 p.m.

For more information please visit the web site.

Athens Airport Shuttle

Phone:  (740) 592-0490
Toll Free:  1-877-796-1002

It is more flexible but much more expensive. For more information, please visit the web site.  https://www.ohio.edu/transportation/airportshuttle.cfm







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