Summer Study

Each year the Medieval Institute and its partners hold a Summer Language Institute, offering courses in ancient and medieval languages. Students from outside of Notre Dame are welcome to apply.

Summer 2021

  • April 7: Registration begins at 6:00 AM for current ND students and application opens for non-degree, visiting students
  • Each course is 3 credits
  • All courses meet in-person unless otherwise specified
  • Please contact individual instructors for questions about their courses


  • Beginning Latin I, taught by Benjamin Wiley (June 2–25, M–F, 9:00–12:00)
  • Beginning Latin II, taught by Lucy Grinnan (June 28–July 23, M–F, 9:30–12:00)
  • Intermediate Latin, taught by Prof. Brian Krostenko (June 28–July 23, M–F, 8:15–10:15)
  • (ONLINE COURSE) Medieval Latin, taught by Prof. David T. Gura (June 14–July 23, M–R, 1:00–2:35)
    • Notre Dame students: To find "Medieval Latin" in Class Search, select "Online Learning" in the "Campus" dropdown menu.
    • Other applicants: Please visit the Notre Dame Summer Session page and search for "Medieval Institute" courses under "Department."


  • Beginning Greek I, taught by Juanita Cilliers (June 2–25, M–F, 9:00–12:00)
  • Beginning Greek II, taught by Ashley Walker (June 28–July 23, M–F, 9:00–11:30)
  • Intermediate Greek, taught by James White (June 28–July 23, M–R, 9:30–12:00)


  • Introduction to Classical/Qur'anic Arabic II, taught by Prof. Catherine Bronson (June 14–July 23, M–R, 10:30–12:05)

Enrollment and Costs

For course enrollment and general information, visit the Summer Session web site. Enrollment for all summer courses follows the deadlines and procedures of the University’s Office of the Summer Session

Please consult the Summer Session Tuition & Financial Aid page for information on tuition costs, housing, meals, insurance, and other fees.

CARA Tuition Scholarships

The Medieval Academy of America (through its Committee on Centers and Regional Associations, CARA) offers a limited number of stipends for graduate students taking summer courses in medieval languages or manuscript studies. Scholarship applicants must be student members of the Medieval Academy with at least one year of graduate school remaining. Both the Medieval Institute’s “Medieval Latin” and “Latin Paleography” classes qualify for this stipend program. Read information on joining the Medieval Academy and its very reasonable student dues.

For complete information, including the application deadline, see CARA Summer Programs and Tuition Scholarships.