The Hindi Urdu Flagship is an undergraduate program at the University of Texas at Austin designed for students who wish to achieve advanced professional proficiency in Hindi and Urdu while majoring in a wide variety of programs, including Business, Communications, Engineering, and Liberal Arts.

The first and only Hindi Urdu program of its kind, HUF combines an intensive four-year curriculum with individual attention and mentoring by Flagship instructors and native-speaker teaching assistants.

An introduction to HUF

The Language Flagship

Our students come from a wide variety of backgrounds. Each are working towards unique professional goals that are greatly enhanced by fluency in Hindi-Urdu. Find out if you have what it takes to join them!

Florence Kerns

  • hometown: New York, NY
  • major: Asian Cultures and Languages
  • career interests: Foreign Service, Government, Non-Profits

Carson Carruth

  • hometown: Andrews, TX
  • major: Linguistics
  • career interests: International Agency, Business
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Motivated to add fluency in a critical language to your resume? Interested in South Asia? Prospective and current UT undergraduates can apply to join the Hindi Urdu Flagship online.

Those without prior background in either Hindi or Urdu can apply to our Flagship Bound program.

All HUF students participate in our Summer and Year in India programs. Combining individual language study with major specific coursework and professional internships, our overseas curriculum gives HUF students the unique opportunity to immerse themselves in Hindi and Urdu in a variety of professional and cultural contexts.

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A new feature, ‘Communicating with HUF’ has been added to the ‘Resources’ section...
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A new YouTube video clip uploaded on HUF YouTube channel

In a new video on HUF YouTube channel, some current HUF students tell...
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Learning & Teaching

Lectures & Performances