The IEI's Intensive English Program is a 20-hour-per-week academic program designed for students who want to develop skills they will need in undergraduate and graduate programs in US universities and students who want to build English skills for their professional career.
- Deadline to apply - December 9, 2013
- Registration begins - January 15, 2014
- Classes begin - January 27, 2014
- Now accepting applications!
- Deadline to apply - May 10, 2014
- Registration begins - June 9, 2014
- Classes begin - June 16, 2014
English as a second language for visiting scholars & postdocs
The Intensive English Institute will offer an English class for international visiting scholars and postdocs.
IEI's Transition to Illinois Program
Program for incoming UIUC freshmen. (More information...)
Be an American Conversation Partner!
Would you like to help international students practice their English and learn about American culture first hand? Volunteer as a Conversation Partner, and you will meet new people and learn about other countries and cultures. (More information...)
IEI Teachers Give Back: Educational Justice Project Wins A Global Prize for Collaborative Social Justice Leadership
IEI teachers LuAnn Sorenson and Jim Sosnowski are two of several volunteers with the Educational Justice Project, a program that seeks to educate those imprisoned through language instruction and language tutor training. As a result of their efforts, EJP has been awarded $10,000 for being "a model academic program." We are so proud of the work LuAnn and Jim have done to promote social justice through education and selfless leadership. For more information on the project and the award check out these two videos.
Awards Application Video
The Intensive English Institute is a member of the University and College Intensive English Programs (UCIEP).
The Intensive English Institute is a member of the American Association of Intensive English Programs (AAIEP)