Summer Intensive Spanish Program

Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

In Just 8 Weeks, You Can...

Improve your Spanish by one or more ACTFL proficiency levels*


Earn up to a year of academic credit to transfer to your home institution


Participate in engaging co-curricular activities like a viticultural tour and wine tasting in Carmel Valley, Spanish movie nights, and fútbol games in the park.



*89% of students accomplished this in 2015. Learn more about the ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines.

Learn How to Apply!

Application opens this December

Some Program Highlights:

  • Beautiful Monterey, California location

  • Small class sizes with an average of 10 students

  • Expert instructors and excellent tutors

  • 21 hours of intensive language learning each week


  • $4,175 tuition: we also accept home institution financial aid and outside scholarships

  • Uses textual resources and real-life materials drawn from all over the Hispanic world to challenge comprehension, strengthen structural awareness, and build vocabulary.

  • Conversation partner program, which offers a chance to interact with native Spanish speakers from the Institute’s graduate and ESL programs

  • Career advising to support students’ career paths related to the Spanish-speaking world

Hear from a Spanish Student

The Summer MIIS Experience in 60 Seconds, Featuring Stephanie Skoog