Foreign Language Institute

Current languages

Gain basic to intermediate conversation skills and explore cultures related to your language of choice.

Foreign language institute language learners in the classroom

Who can attend?

  • College students. The Foreign Language Institute is a Missouri State University-led partnership with Evangel University, Ozarks Technical Community College, Baptist Bible College, and Southwest Baptist University.
  • High school students. These students may earn transferable college credit.
  • Community members. We offer noncredit courses tailored to the needs of travelers, as well as summer camps for children. Community members may also register for any for credit course. Contact the FLI Coordinator for more information or with any questions you may have.
How to enroll

Get your enrollment started

Determine what course options the Foreign Language Institute can offer you.

Attending the FLI

  • Most courses are held in downtown Springfield, in the Jim D. Morris Center
  • Free parking is available for downtown classes
  • Most courses are held in the evenings
  • For-credit courses are taught in a four-semester sequence

FLI partners