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DLIFLC is DoD’s premier school for culturally based foreign language education and training.

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Join the thousands of students who have earned their DLIFLC Associate of Arts degree in foreign language or our new Bachelor of Arts degree!

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Learn about how to become a linguist at the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center, one of the most elite educational institutions in the Department of Defense.


Come teach one of more than a dozen foreign languages taught at DLIFLC in beautiful Monterey, California and be a part of one of the largest language schools in the world.

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