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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

Our School of Modern Languages has been ranked 2nd in The Guardian University Guide 2018

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 events

Wednesday 31 January 2018
Byre World
The Faces We Lost (dir. Piotr Cieplak, 2017)
We will be joined by the film’s director, Piotr Cieplak, for a Q&A after the screening.
7pm, Byre Theatre, Studio

Tuesday 13 February 2018
Centre for Russian, Soviet, Central and Eastern European Studies (CRSCEES)
Professor Tomasz Kamusella (St Andrews)
The Forgotten 1989 Expulsion of Turks from Communist Bulgaria
5pm, Buchanan Building room 312


We welcome applications for the Leverhulme Early Career Fellowships 2018. The deadline for applications is 11 January 2018. Further information

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