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Durham University

The Centre for Foreign Language Study

The Centre for Foreign Language Study


IMPORTANT: COVID-19 UPDATE

All classroom based activities for 16 – 20 March have been suspended. We are updating everyone with alternative modes of teaching and assessment.

The full impact of COVID-19 is unknown. We will continue to assess impact on a routine basis. Any impact on future activities will be communicated in due course. As of the present no decisions have been made regarding cancellation of future activities.


The Centre for Foreign Language Study (CFLS) delivers language learning opportunities to 2,500 language learners, including students and researchers at the University, as well as to University staff, those who use second languages at work, and the general public.

It is our philosophy to encourage language learning as widely as possible, and for a variety of purposes. Anyone who wishes to learn a language, for whatever reason, should be able to do so. We aim to deliver a broad portfolio of language courses, and work collaboratively with other language centres in UK universities, and are a member of the Association of University Language Communities of the UK & Ireland (AULC), and of the federation of language centres in higher education in Europe (CercleS).




Contact Details

The Centre for Foreign Language Study
School of Modern Languages & Cultures
Durham University
Elvet Riverside
New Elvet
Durham DH1 3JT

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