SIL-UND (Summer Institute of Linguistics at the University of North Dakota)

Organization Type: 
School

Contact Information:
Albert Bickford
800-292-1621
2901 University Ave Stop 8217
Grand Forks, North Dakota 58202
United States of America
Booth Number: 
746
Primary Exhibit Hall Category: 
mind
Vision: 
To train people for service in Bible translation and other language-related ministries among minority language groups throughout the world, both spoken and signed, through graduate and undergraduate-level courses and degrees in linguistics and literacy.
Describe the accredited programs in cross-cultural ministries or missions offered by your organization: 
The following are offered by the University of North Dakota in cooperation with SIL-UND: - M.A. in Linguistics - Graduate Certificate in Community-Based Literacy as Applied Linguistics - Undergraduate minor in Linguistics In addition, students may take courses without pursuing a degree. Courses offered are ones that are required by Wycliffe Bible Translators and similar organizations for preparation as Bible translators.
Term of service offered: 
two months to 1 year
1 to 3 years
3 years or longer
Degrees Offered: 
BA, MA, other
General Areas of Study: 
Anth, Culture, Linguistics, other