The School of Modern Languages has an exceptionally broad variety of research interests ranging from the medieval period to the present day and engages with literatures and cultures around the world.

This is one of the biggest Schools of Modern Languages in the UK and the largest in Scotland.

Researchers in the School carry out world-leading projects, both individually and collaboratively, in Arabic, Chinese Studies, Comparative Literature, French and Francophone Studies, Iberian and Latin American Studies, Italian, Persian and Russian.