The School of Modern Languages and Cultures consists of Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Hispanic Studies, Italian, Japanese, Russian, and the Centre for Foreign Language Study. The School also hosts the BA in Visual Arts and Film. Our community of academics, teachers and support staff aim to foster a world-class student experience in all our disciplines.
Sections within our School feature regularly in the top five in national league tables such as the Good University Guide (in 2023 we ranked 2nd for German, 2nd for Italian, 2nd for Russian, 3rd for Arabic, 4th for French, 4th for Hispanic Studies and 4th for Chinese & Japanese) and the Complete University Guide. The School of Modern Languages and Cultures is ranked 9th in the UK and 58th globally in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023.
We invite you to join us for our next undergraduate open days on Friday 15 and Saturday 16 September 2023.
Where Are We Now? is an art exhibition exploring the present and future of Modern Languages and Cultures at a local and global level.
Dr Fusako Innami will be leading a dance workshop with a focus on touch.
Hear from our students at The School of Modern Languages and Cultures.
Find out more about our undergraduate and postgraduate opportunities at The School of Modern Languages and Cultures.
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With the choice to connect with us online, in-person or both, our Open Days are the best way to explore your postgraduate study options in Durham. In-person Open Day: 8th February, Online Open Week 13th February to 19th February.