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Summer Institute for Overseas Teachers of English

Summer 2022

The University of Texas campus

Program Overview

The 2022 Summer Institute for Overseas Teachers of English is a program of the Texas Language Center (TLC) at The University of Texas at Austin (UT-Austin). The Summer Institute is for university-level English as a Foreign Language (EFL) teaching faculty from technical universities or other universities who teach EFL to students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. It is a four-week program with costs of participation covered. 


This competitive program offers full tuition, travel, and room and board support for qualified EFL instructors and the opportunity to collaborate and to improve EFL teaching methods within the university-level STEM context. Participants will attend daily seminars on U.S. English-language and pedagogy focused on teaching strategies, application of new technologies, use of authentic materials, and instructional units for practical application at their home institutions. 

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This Summer Institute is supported by the TLC at UT-Austin with contributions from private donors. Seminar participants will be provided with roundtrip international travel to Austin, Texas; housing in Austin and Washington, DC; three meals per day; insurance; U.S. visa costs; and transportation to Washington, DC. Tuition is also covered as part of the program, and participants will reside on campus and enjoy full access to university facilities, including libraries and sports centers. The program will conclude with a one-day conference in Washington, DC during which participants will exchange experiences with representatives in the EFL field.

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Additional Information

If you have questions, please contact the Texas Language Center at UT-Austin.

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  • Texas Language Center

    University of Texas at Austin
    2505 University Ave, B7800
    BUR 572
    Austin, Texas 78712-1085