Welcome to the Chinese Flagship Program

The Language Flagship

The SF State Chinese Flagship Program is one of 27 Flagship Programs at 21 institutions of higher education across the U.S. funded by The Language Flagship. The Language Flagship is a national effort to change the way Americans learn languages. Flagship offers language programs at schools across the United States for undergraduate students in critical languages such as Arabic, Chinese, Hindi, Korean, Persian, Portuguese, Russian, Swahili, Turkish and Urdu. Designed as a network of programs, The Language Flagship seeks to graduate students who will take their place among the next generation of global professionals, commanding a superior level of proficiency in many languages critical to U.S. competitiveness and security.

The Language Flagship is a public/private partnership sponsored by the National Security Education Program (NSEP) of the Department of Defense and administered by the Institute of International Education (IIE). The contents of the website do not necessarily reflect the position or policy of the government or IIE and no official government or IIE endorsement should be inferred.