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Foreign Languages

Foreign Languages


To develop, through education in the languages, cultures and regions of the world, commissioned leaders of character so that each is able to thrive in complex international security environments and is prepared to serve around the globe throughout a career of service to the nation. 

Overseas Immersion Opportunities

On average, 150 cadets study abroad each year at 33 different institutions in 20 different countries.  Each fall, cadets can apply with their language instructors for a slot during their junior year or 1st semester senior year. 

Cadets can participate in Academic Individual Advanced Development (AIAD) programs during the summer for credit!  Spend up to three weeks in a foreign country using what you learned in the classroom.  Applications start early in the spring semester



Contact Us


UPS/ FEDEX Mailing address:
United States Military Academy
Official Mail and Distribution Center
646 Swift Road
West Point, New York 10996-1905

Department of Foreign Languages
Phone: (845) 938-2400
Fax: (845) 938-3585
Email: dfl-info@westpoint.edu