Foreign Language Area Studies (FLAS)

Foreign Language Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship is a program of the U.S Department of Education. Eligible US undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in certain US institutions of higher education or consortia, willing to undergo intensive Bangla language training over one academic term or academic year can apply to BLI supported by the FLAS fellowship.

Bangla Language Institute hosted two (02) FLAS grantees affiliated with the South Asia Institute at Columbia University during summer 2014 and 2015, The FLAS program is administered through the American Councils of International Education is Washington DC, which also administers the CLS program.


Indipendent University


Bangla Language Institute (BLI)
Level-2, Room-2045
Independent University, Bangladesh(IUB)
Plot 16, Block B, Aftabuddin Ahmed Road
Bashundhara R/A, Dhaka-1212, Bangladesh.
Phone: +88-02-8431645-53
       BLI ext- 3111
Fax: +88-02-8431991