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 2022

  • March 16: 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 Greek I, taught by Theresa Crnkovich (May 31–June 24, MTWRF, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM)
  • Beginning Greek II, taught by Hannah Resnick (June 27–July 22, MTWRF, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM)
  • Patristic and Byzantine Greek, taught by Nick Churik (June 13–July 22, MTWR, 2:00 PM to 3:40 PM)


  • Beginning Latin I, taught by Adam Wyatt (May 31–June 24, MTWRF, 1:00 PM to 3:45 PM)
  • Beginning Latin II, taught by Maggie Ryland (June 27–July 22, MTWRF, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM)
  • Intermediate Latin, taught by Jack Oster (June 27–July 23, MTWRF, 8:15 AM to 10:15 PM)
  • Latin Texts in History: Textual Transmission, Textual Criticism, and Editing, taught by Prof. Hildegund Müller (June 13–July 22, MTWR, 4 PM to 5:40 PM)
  • Medieval Metamorphoses: Ovid in the Middle Ages, taught by Prof. David T. Gura (June 13–July 22, MTWR, 2:00 PM to 3:40 PM)


  • Introduction to Classical/Qur'anic Arabic II, taught by Prof. Catherine Bronson (June 13–July 22, MTWR, 10:30 AM to 12:10 PM)

Other Languages

  • (FULLY ONLINE) Introduction to Old Armenian, taught by Dr. Jesse Arlen (May 31–July 7, MTR, 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM)
  • (FULLY ONLINE) Introduction to Coptic, taught by Hany Takla (May 31–July 7, MTWR, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM)

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.