The Shared Course Initiative

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The Shared Course Initiative connects language classrooms at Columbia, Cornell, and Yale via high-definition videoconferencing.

Check out the Spring 2020 course offerings, which include 19 Less Commonly Taught Languages and 40 individual language classes.

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Learn more about the classroom experience and read about the mission of the SCI.

Why should I learn a less commonly taught language?

Three ways in which learning a less commonly taught language can help you.

Spring 2020 Languages

Discover the broad spectrum of languages that the Shared Course Initiative has to offer.

Spring 2020 Schedule

Information on classrooms and semester schedules at all three sites.