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Dusk at Louvre, photo by Daniel Oi (c) 2009

Exceptional teaching quality

Modern Language students acquire highly desirable transferable skills and excellent graduate prospects

Placa Reial, photo by Daniel Oi (c) 2009

High ranking

All our departments regularly feature in the top 5 in The Complete University Guide

Red Square at night - photo by Daniel Oi (c) 2008

Top choice for postgraduate studies

Personal supervision and teaching by experts in their fields, a caring and lively scholarly community

Spanish Steps - photo by Daniel Oi (c) 2006

Variety of degrees

Wide and flexible range of degrees in one, two or even three languages, or in one or two languages and a non-language subject

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Sense of community

High level of personal contact and a genuine sense of community, complemented by excellent links to other Schools in the University

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Seven Modern Languages

Arabic, French, German, Italian, Persian, Russian and Spanish span the globe

Upcoming event

Khamriyya as a World Poetic Genre: Comparative Perspectives on Wine Poetry in Near and Middle Eastern Literatures
1-4 November 2014
Further information
General Outline (PDF, 482 KB) 
St Andrews Workshop Programme (PDF, 614 KB)
Lecture series Programme (PDF, 602 KB)


Upcoming seminar

20 October 2014
ICCL Research Seminar
Dr Pilar Rodríguez (Universidad de Deusto)
‘Creating the Basque Nation on Screen’
5.15pm, Buchanan room 216

Complete research seminar programme