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Berkeley-AIPS Urdu Language Program in Pakistan (BULPIP)

The 2020-2021 application period is now closed, please check back in the Fall for information on next year's program!

The Berkeley-AIPS Urdu Language Program in Pakistan (BULPIP-AIPS) is an intensive Urdu language immersion program based at Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) in Pakistan each year. Jointly administered by the American Institute of Pakistan Studies (AIPS) and the Berkeley Urdu Language Program in Pakistan (BULPIP) at the University of California, Berkeley, this Urdu language program will offer daily classroom instruction, five days a week, for approximately fifteen weeks. Classes will be small and individual tutorials provided. There will be regular assignments outside of class and special emphasis will be placed on connecting with the local speech community as well as self-management of learning. Participants will need to take part in all program events, such as attending films, plays and other cultural activities. All admitted students, who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents will receive program fellowships.

BULPIP-AIPS Summer 2021 Program Information:

U.S. Citizen

Non- U.S. Citizens

Please direct all questions and inquiries to:

BULPIP 2018 group photo
[Photo: BULPIP 2018]