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The mission of the Strategic Languages Department is to provide enhancement and specialized foreign language training to U.S. and NATO military and select civilian linguists.

The department is a dynamic organization that provides the best possible foreign language education to a variety of customers, both within the framework of listed courses and in response to special requirements. If there are any special courses your unit would be interested in please contact PLTCE.

The faculty and staff, more than 20 civilian and military professionals, take pride in their flexibility and ability to serve the variety of needs of the Department of Defense and NATO member countries.

The following programs are currently available and conducted to accomplish the mission:

  • Five-week Language Enhancement Courses in MSA, Levantine, French, Persian-Farsi and Russian.
  • Five-week Iraqi, Moroccan, or Egyptian Dialect Courses - A familiarization course for speakers of Modern Standard Arabic are by request (4 student minimum).
  • Specialized Language Courses - These courses reflect the Center's unique ability to create and present specific courses on demand that provide linguists with skills to meet operational requirements.
  • Note: A minimum of four (4) students per requested language is required to run a specialized course.
  • Five-week familiarization courses in other languages such as Hausa, Swahili, Ukrainian and others (same requirements as Specialized Language Courses).

For more information about any of these courses to include curriculum, application or student requirements, please contact us at DSN 314 440-3641 commercial: +49-8821-750-3641 or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..